Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday he had signed a law banning public and charter school officials from suspending students for “willful defiance,” a broad category that includes disrupting class or willfully defying teachers.
The University of Southern California is studying connections between the brain and effective teaching at a Long Beach charter school.
Long Beach could see a new charter high school open in August if the Los Angeles County Board of Education gives the green light on Tuesday.
“It’s the performing arts teacher’s greatest delight to see shy kids come out of their shells. It’s magic to watch; it’s incredible to watch.”
On Tuesday, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, whose district includes most of Long Beach, introduced AB 169 and AB 170. Both address California’s growing need for qualified teachers, according to a release from his office.
When Governor Jerry Brown unveiled the latest state budget Tuesday there were plenty of critics of the $122.5 billion figure that was laid out, but maybe one of the hardest hit areas in this year’s finances was education, and educators up and down the state made their voices heard.
Lunchtime trash can really pile up, so when it comes to environmental awareness, less can definitely mean more. That’s the lesson environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green wants to teach students as the nonprofit kicks off its fifth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge.
Tomorrow, the ABC Unified School District (ABCUSD) will be hosting its third annual Summer Fun Run at the Los Cerritos Center Mall—the primary fundraising event for the district’s grant distributor, the ABC Foundation.
An amendment authored by Congressman Alan Lowenthal which would direct $5 million to the national STEM education program STARBASE passed the House of Representatives on June 20.
Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced at their inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference the launch of Innovation Fund SoCal (IFSC), a program which will provide funding and mentoring for up-and-coming entrepreneurs attempting to build their startups.