Despite Columbus Day granting most students the day off, children of all ages gathered in a conference room at Ernest S. McBride High School today to witness the signing of an expansion of the Long Beach College Promise which focused on attainable quality pre-school programs and increased internship opportunities in the city.
Cal State Long Beach has received a national Excellence and Innovation Award for increasing graduation rates. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) announced yesterday, October 1 the inaugural winners in the new awards program honoring member institutions in several major areas of campus life and leadership.
The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD)’s array of high schools have never been unrecognized for their efforts. Continually, they place at the top of Best Of lists—and this year proves no exception as seven Long Beach high schools have made The Daily Beast’s Top High Schools across the nation.