Price Gets a Taste of What District Children Are Eating and Talks to Them About Good Nutrition
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
In an effort to highlight the importance of a healthy diet during National School Lunch Week, Assemblymember Curren Price (D-Inglewood) ate school lunch with children at Washington Elementary School ... read more >>
College Costs Rise Again, Report Says
Written by Justin Pope 25 October 2007
AP — The price of college again rose faster than the inflation rate this year, climbing 6.6 percent at four-year public schools and outstripping increases in the financial aid that lowers what ... read more >>
City Reaches Out to Domestic Violence Victims
Written by City News Service 25 October 2007
CNS - In an attempt to help victims of domestic violence, officials announced the city’s participation with Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program.Starting Oct. 19 through Nov. 19, people can ... read more >>
Adolescent Medicine: Report from the National Medical Association
Written by Wilbert C. Jordan, M.D. 11 October 2007
The National Medical Association is the organization that represented the interests of the 35,000 Black physicians in the USA. It is over 100 years old, and was founded because there was a time when ... read more >>
Jesse Jackson Launches Parental Plan on 66th Birthday at Morningside High
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 October 2007
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition as well as The National Reclaim Our Youth Crusade, recently chose to spend some quality time with Inglewood Unified ... read more >>
Free Preschool Programs Open to South, Central LA Students
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 October 2007
Several no-cost preschool programs in the south and central areas of Los Angeles are still looking for students to immediately fill Head Start classes for the 2007-08 school year.A total of four nonprofit ... read more >>
Teacher Voices Concern About Textbook Image
Written by Christine Sabathia 04 October 2007
The image found on a textbook cover for 12th grade LAUSD students features a culturally diverse student group, minus a Black face Cover represents culturally diverse student group, minus ... read more >>
State Dept. of Public Health Recalls Lunch Boxes
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 October 2007
Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), havev urged consumers to stop using lunch boxes, which have been distributed as CDPH nutrition educational items, after ... read more >>
Parks Brings Health Fair Services to Leimert Park
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 October 2007
Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade staff members Maybelline Saintjulien, Pat Bennett, and Will Harris were on-hand to provide information and screening for Hepatitis ... read more >>
L.A. Urban League, African American Organization to Celebrate Efforts That Resulted in Doubled Enrollment of African American Students at UCLA
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 12 September 2007
The Alliance for Equality Opportunity in Education (AEOE), a coalition of African American organizations, is hosting a victory celebration to honor its efforts in helping to increase enrollment of African ... read more >>
Who Do I Want to Be?
Written by Christine Sabathia 06 September 2007
For all young girls who dream of what they one day can be, there’s a new book available of inspiring Black women from A to Z. Maria Robinson Glover has written and illustrated “Who Do I Want ... read more >>
Getting Ready for the New School Year
Written by Christine Sabathia 06 September 2007
Heading back to school can be a bit overwhelming for students starting the new academic year in a new grade level after the long summer break. There are supplies to be bought, teachers to be met, and ... read more >>
Inglewood 5th Grader Receives Letter from President
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 September 2007
Kennedy Hammond is a darling, precocious 10-year-old fifth grader who attends K-Anthony School in Inglewood. She is typical of many young ladies in her age range and enjoys common interests like cheerleading, ... read more >>
Back-to-School Health and Family Festival
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 30 August 2007
School Supplies, Health Screening and Fun The 9th Annual Back-to-School Health and Family Festival, one of the largest ‘Back To School’ giveaway events in the United States, sponsored ... read more >>
"No Colostomy Bag for Me, Thank You!"
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
Carolyn is an energetic, attractive, 50-something Black woman with two beautiful daughters, and one granddaughter. She enjoys a successful career as an administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School ... read more >>
Healthy Lunches, Key to School Success
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
School cafeterias have an indistinguishable smell... no matter what’s on the menu. The sectioned off Styrofoam or cardboard plates usually hold some kind of overcooked vegetable, a syrupy fruit ... read more >>
Back to School Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 August 2007
With the start of each new school year, students are once again rushing to be on time, parents are getting them on their way, and drivers are going about their business, but experts say that all of them ... read more >>
Expanding Opportunities
Written by Christine Sabathia 23 August 2007
Right on the heels of sending off its entire first graduating class from View Park Preparatory Charter High School to college, the Inner City Education Foundation is confident in replicating that success ... read more >>
The Mind Body Connection: Mental Health Disparities and African Americans
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
“We want people to be aware that people of color are not being treated fairly when it comes to medical care,” said Linda Tyson, founder and CEO of the Kiamsha group, which is starting a series ... read more >>
Students Discuss Dropout Rate
Written by City News Service 16 August 2007
CNS - Getting an education is the key to success, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told students from the UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education and Access.Students from the program spent the day at City ... read more >>
LAUSD Schools Receive Healthy Start Grants
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 August 2007
The Los Angeles Unified School District has announced that Susan Miller Dorsey High School, John H. Liechty Middle School, Esperanza, Gratts and West Athens elementary schools have received a combined ... read more >>
First Grader Reads 330 Books
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 August 2007
Malcolm Wilson expands his mind and increases his knowledge through the power of the written wordMany of today’s children are equipped with a thirst for knowledge and a need to receive it instantly, ... read more >>
Many States Cut Off Foster Youth at 18
Written by Mark Sherman, AP 15 August 2007
AP — Anthony Pico qualifies as an expert on foster care after spending 18 years in California’s program. And he says it’s far from perfect.But staying in the system and receiving financial ... read more >>
Minorities are Majority on Transplant Waiting List
Written by SWS 09 August 2007
SWS - In observance of National Minority Donor Awareness Day, OneLegacy, the non-profit organ and tissue recovery agency serving the greater Los Angeles area, and Donate Life California, the administrators ... read more >>
University Offers Children Free Dental Check Ups
Written by City News Service 19 July 2007
CNS - With all incoming kindergartners and first graders now required by law to under go dental check ups, the USC School of Dentistry is preparing to offer free oral health assessments for children ... read more >>

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