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Friday, October 30, 2020

Education

Local School Districts Just Say ‘No’ to Physical School Re-openings

‘Surging coronavirus cases, testing woes make opening safely all but impossible’ CFT Last week, the L.A. County Department of Public Health and the L.A. County Office of Education (LACOE) issued new guidelines and protocols for opening K-12 schools in the new academic year. Public Health...

Monrovia Unified Focuses on Distance Learning

Courtesy photo On Tuesday, July 14, the Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education convened a special meeting to discuss current conditions and to provide staff with clear direction in the time before the start of school. This...

Governor Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Schools

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Governor Gavin Newsom has announced his plan for schools ahead of the 2020–2021 school year, as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)  issued a framework for when and how schools should reopen for in-person instruction. “Learning is non-negotiable,”...

L.A. County Will Adhere to Governor’s Guidelines for Schools

Courtesy photo by Jeffrey Hamilton on Unsplash Los Angeles County will issue a new Health Officer Order Friday to adhere to the California Department of Public Health’s directive that schools in 32 counties on the state’s monitoring...

‘Sailors Learning’ Tutors Free of Charge

- Courtesy photo Remote learning became the default method of delivering teaching when the coronavirus lockdown was enforced in mid-March. Students, who thought this was a short-term measure, were all excited to get an extended spring break. It was cause for celebration!  ...

Monrovia Students Can Enroll in Immaculate Conception’s New STEM Academy

Elementary school students in Monrovia have a new resource to prepare them for the ever-changing world they live in. Beginning in August 2020, Immaculate Conception School in Monrovia will be Immaculate Conception STEM Academy. The new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) curriculum at the academy...

Wave Learning Festival Teaches Kids Globally

Karly Hou, shown at Harvard Square, is Wave Learning Festival's Chair and Founder. - Courtesy photo / Wave Learning Festival By May S. Ruiz When students were sent home during the coronavirus lockdown in March, they were...

Retiring Citrus Board Member Endorses Former Monrovia Mayor as Replacement

Courtesy photo / Citrus College After proudly serving the Citrus Community College District for 22 years, Governing Board Member Joanne Montgomery has announced her retirement. “This is a bittersweet moment for me. I have been honored and privileged to serve the district...

July College Search Guide

St Salvator's College, University of St Andrews (Fife, Scotland), U.K. - Photo by May S. Ruiz / Beacon Media News The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Your children have been...
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