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Governor Brown Announces Appointments to the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments to the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education. The 2014-15 state budget includes $50 million to recognize campuses that change existing policies, practices or systems to achieve the following state priorities: "...

Governor Brown Signs Agreement to Foster Cooperation Between Mexican and American Colleges and Universities

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed an agreement with the Mexican Ministries of Public Education and Foreign Affairs and the National Council for Science and Technology to forge greater ties between institutions of higher education in California and Mexico, with particular emphasis on online...

Arcadia native one of 15 Los Angeles Schweitzer Fellows

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) today announced the selection of its 2014-15 class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows from Los Angeles - 15 graduate students who will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong...

Is a college education all it’s cracked up to be? In a word, Yes.

By SHEL SEGAL As the expense of a post-secondary education - and the level of student debt - continue to increase, many consumers in the San Gabriel Valley may wonder if a college education is worth it. The short answer is yes. Despite the significant financial...

FCC Votes to Expand Internet Access for Schools and Libraries

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson applauded a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Friday that marks a major step toward preparing students for the global economy by expanding Internet access for schools and libraries. ...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Millions in Grants to Improve California Charter School System

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Millions in Grants to Improve California Charter School System Twenty agencies will share $7.5 million in federal grants to develop or improve charter schools in California, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today as he released the...

AEF Summer School Showcase 2014 slated July 29

-Courtesy photos On Tuesday, July 29 students at AEF's Summer Middle School will once again "show off" at this year's Summer Showcase! The Summer Showcase is an annual open house hosted by the Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF), students, and teachers that spotlights the amazing...

EMUHSD Honored by College Board at Philadelphia Conference

-Courtesy photo by Anne Donofrio-Holter The El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) was honored at the College Board's annual AP (Advanced Placement) Conference held last week in Philadelphia for being selected by the organization as the Nation's Medium-Sized AP District of the Year. "The College...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces New Guidance for High School Common Core Math Materials

School administrators have a new tool to help them gauge how well high school math materials align to the Common Core, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today as he unveiled the new Standards Maps for Higher Mathematics. ...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces State Adoption of First English Framework Based on Common Core

California teachers have new guidance in teaching English language arts under the Common Core State Standards with additional support for English learners, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today as the State Board of Education adopted the English Language Arts/English Language Development...
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