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Arbitron Joins "A Taste Of Soul"
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Arbitron Joins "A Taste Of Soul" Arbitron is giving back to multicultural communities across the United States. The media research company has brought its Children's Reading Corner to several cultural ... read more >>
Obama is Right on Education
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
President Barack ObamaObama is Right on Education Some of the President Obama's critics do not seem to realize that his story is the true message of inspiration and education. By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Passage of the Public School Choice Resolution
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Passage of the Public School Choice Resolution No organization in America has a stronger historic voice in advocating for quality education, equal educational opportunities, adequate funding and resources, ... read more >>
More LAUSD Students Passing CAHSEE On First Try
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
More LAUSD Students Passing CAHSEE On First TryLos Angeles-More 10th graders in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) are passing both portions of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)-English ... read more >>
Black World History Class Offered
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Black World History Class Offered Western educational institutions primarily leave out a whole segment of history because its mandate is to teach historical and cultural courses that reflect its own interests. ... read more >>
Woodcrest Library Celebrated Long-awaited Grand Re-opening
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas with youth at the ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated Woodcrest Library in Los Angeles. WOODCREST LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE LONG-AWAITED GRAND RE-OPENINGAfter ... read more >>
L.A. Board Of Education Makes a Historic Vote in School Reform for Public School Choice
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
L.A. Board Of Education Makes a Historic Vote in School Reform for Public School ChoiceBoard approves motion to partner with internal and external partners to expand models of excellence across the DistrictTuesday, ... read more >>
LaMotte Requests Postponement Discussion of Proposed Board Changes
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
LaMotte Requests Postponement Discussion of Proposed Board Changes  Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has asked Monica Garcia, President of LAUSD's governing ... read more >>
Give Your Kids a Practical Gift: a Virtual Tutor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Give Your Kids a Practical Gift: a Virtual TutorWhen they're young, it's easy to come up with holiday gift ideas for your kids, but as they get older, the task becomes more and more challenging, just like ... read more >>
Supt. Cortines Gives Annual Address
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Supt. Cortines Gives Annual Address Stressing a continued focus on academic achievement and instruction, Los Angeles Unified School District(LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines challenged more than ... read more >>
Broadband: Investment in our Future
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Broadband: Investment in our FutureBroadband technology is transforming our nation's ability to solve many of our most pressing problems. Building broadband infrastructure increases local investment and ... read more >>
MassMutual Announces Multicultural Scholarship Winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
MASSMUTUAL ANNOUNCES MULTICULTURALSCHOLARSHIP WINNERSCompany awards $60,000 in scholarships to students in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and San Francisco     Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Group to Tennessee
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS LEADS GROUP TO HALEY FARM IN TENNESSEE TO ADVANCE PLANS FOR "FREEDOM SCHOOLS" IN SECOND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is leading a 10-member delegation to ... read more >>
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUsHBCU Alumnus chosen to represent as liaison between administration and nation's 105 historically Black colleges ... read more >>
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into LawGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed AB 1293 into law by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall (D- Compton), which will improve ... read more >>
CSU and Church Partners Provide a Gateway to College through Summer Algebra Institutes
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Effort targeted at closing the achievement gap and improving college-going rates for underrepresented students Hundreds of junior high school students are going to church to learn algebra. The California ... read more >>
President Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Announce National Competition to Advance School Reform
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Obama Administration Starts $4.35 Billion "Race to the Top" Competition, Pledges a Total of $10 Billion for ReformsPresident Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that ... read more >>
New Center Aims To Close Achievement Gap In Schools
Written by Gail Berkley (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
A new weapon in the fight to close the achievement gap in education was unveiled recently in Sacramento. The California State University Center to Close the Achievement Gap, a partnership between the state's ... read more >>
Actress Tatyana Ali Launches Initiative Benefiting Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. announced today that its National Spokesperson and Actress Tatyana Ali, will be joined by Southern California civic leaders, corporate partners, and supporters to launch ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: Black Identity Development
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
What makes some Black teenagers lose interest in school after achieving academic success in earlier grades? There are many causes for low academic achievement, but Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum's book, "Why ... read more >>
Family Resource Center opens in Inglewood
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2009
Family Resource Center opens in InglewoodBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterL.A. Care Health Plan opened the new Family Resource Center in Inglewood. The new center will provide free health education and ... read more >>
Historic Number LEED Accredited Professionals at LAUSD
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Historic Number LEED Accredited Professionals at LAUSD Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is proud to announce that it is a national leader among school districts in working with Leadership in ... read more >>
CSU Long Beach Tuition Hike
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
CNS--Just two months after approving a 10 percent tuition hike, the California State University Board of Trustees authorized another 20 percent increase in student fees today as it tries to compensate ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: When a Child Gets Expelled
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
You had to leave work again after a call from the principal's office. Your child is always getting in trouble at school, but this time it is different. Instead of getting suspended, you are told that your ... read more >>
5th Annual LABBX
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The fifth annual Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) will be held Saturday, August 22, from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. in the Expo Center in Los Angeles. "Empowering Community Through Literature" is the ... read more >>

 

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