Nursing school scheduled to open for Fall semester
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Dr. Gloria J. McNealA mobile clinic soon will be rolling daily across South Los Angeles, offering families without health insurance a chance to be screened for breast or prostrate cancer, tested for ... read more >>
Critical Program Faces the Chopping Block
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Black Infant Health Program has helped thousands through the yearsBlack babies are dying at double, in some cases, triple the rate than any other ethnic group in this country. In addition, African ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Arts Winner
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
Verbum Dei High School Senior Terrell Brim and Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Announces 37th District Congressional Arts Competition WinnerCongresswoman Laura Richardson is ... read more >>
Graduation Seniors are Wearing Their Futures
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Frederick Douglass Academy High School seniors wear their new tie colors for their chosen universities after an early morning announcement ceremony in front of their parents and peers in Los Angeles, Calif., ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School Honored for Census Awareness
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Local officials, faculty and the Crenshaw Media Academy take pictures Left to Right: Dr. Robert Groves, U.S. Census Bureau Director, Pamela A. Bakewell, Chief Neighborhood Officer, Blair Taylor, Los Angeles ... read more >>
The dangerous drift back toward segregated schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 April 2010
The dangerous drift back toward segregated schoolsBy Marian Wright EdelmanNNPA columnist (NNPA) - Two recent decisions by school boards in North Carolina are local signs of a troubling national trend ... read more >>
The Ron Brown Scholar Program Celebrates Excellence
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
(L to R) Josh Rales, son of honoree Norman Rales; Mona Sutphen, White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; Aaron S. Williams, director, Peace Corps and Michael Mallory, executive director, Ron Brown ... read more >>
Community Trailblazers
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2010
 Community Trailblazers: LAUSD School Board Member Marguerite P. LaMotte recently recognized individuals and organizations for their achievements in enriching the lives of students within Board District ... read more >>
Dr. Dorothy Height
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2010
From left: DeWayne Davis, principal, Audubon Middle School; L.A. Board of Education member Marguerite LaMotte, Cynthia Jordan, senior vice president, Comerica Bank; David Sanchez, principal, Hillcrest ... read more >>
Stomping for education in the Black community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 April 2010
(l-r) Blair Taylor, President & CEO, Los Angeles Urban League, journalist Mike Barnicle, anchor Joe Scarborough, NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, musician John Legend, Rev. Al Sharpton Stomping for education ... read more >>
Open Letter to U.S. Secretary of Education
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Open Letter to U.S. Secretary of EducationMarch 25, 2010The Hon. Arne DuncanSecretary U.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202-1510 RE:      OFFICE FOR ... read more >>
LAUSD School Transfers
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
LAUSD School TransfersCNS--The Board of Supervisors today sought to modify a plan by the Los Angeles Unified School District to cancel "interdistrict permits," which enable students who live within LAUSD ... read more >>
Britain’s brainiest family is Black and has nine-year-old high school bound twins
Written by Ruth Manuel-Logan 28 March 2010
  (l to r) Peter and Paul Imafidon  Britain's Brainiest Family is Black and Has Nine-Year-Old High School-Bound Twins By Ruth Manuel-Logan Paula and Peter Imafidon are just like any other 9-year-olds. ... read more >>
UCLA event explores quest for historic Queen of Sheba on April 3
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
UCLA event explores quest for historic Queen of Sheba on April 3 If she actually existed, the Queen of Sheba may have been African. Then again, she could have been Arab. While she may have been from Yemen, ... read more >>
22 Charter Schools Receive National Recognition for Student Achievement Gains
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
22 Charter Schools Receive National Recognition for Student Achievement Gains$2.3 Million Awarded to Principals, teachers and instructional staff The Effective Practice Incentive Community (EPIC), a national ... read more >>
Education is a Priority in Compton
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 24 March 2010
Education is a Priority in ComptonThe basis of Compton's leadership includes education as a priority and there is a healthy connection between its educational institutions and the public officials By Francis ... read more >>
Compton’s Lifeline Education Charter School
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 17 March 2010
James Smith  Compton's Lifeline Education Charter School As a charter school serving grades 6-12, it has received a 'Great Schools Rating' and reviews from parents that help tell the story about this ... read more >>
Communities of Color March on Washington to Put America Back to Work
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
African Americans, Communities of Color March on Washington to Put America Back to Work Tens of thousands expected at rally for jobs and citizenship for all America's families on March 21 A broad coalition ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Estates Homeowners Association Health and Fitness Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Baldwin Hills Estates Homeowners Association Health and Fitness Fair The Baldwin Hills Estates Homeowners Association sponsors its first-ever community-wide health and fitness fair joining local and national ... read more >>
The Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Primary Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon surrounded by kindergarten students, with officers in the backgroundThe Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Primary Center of the Los Angeles Unified School DistrictThe Danny J. Bakewell, ... read more >>
GOP, Dems Remain Gridlocked After Health Care Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
GOP, Dems Remain Gridlocked After Health Care SummitSpecial to the NNPA from the Afro American Newspapers WASHINGTON (NNPA) - President Barack Obama's bipartisan health care reform summit on February 25 ... read more >>
Cochran Jr. Middle School Implements ‘Student’ and ‘Employee of the Month’ Recognitions
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Cochran Jr. Middle School Implements ‘Student’ and ‘Employee of the Month’ Recognitions   On February 3, Student of the Month officially started. Photographs were taken ... read more >>
LAUSD authorized to issue layoff notices
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
LAUSD authorized to issue layoff noticesCNS--The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education today authorized sending layoff notices to nearly 5,200 employees, including teachers, administrators, ... read more >>
Local H.S. students commit to raising funds for eleven non-profits
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
 LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMMIT TO RAISING FUNDS FOR ELEVEN NONPROFITS Answering President Obama's call for community service, Arts and Minds, Inc., an Inglewood-based youth focused nonprofit ... read more >>
13-year-old succeeds at Morehouse
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Stephen Stafford Morehouse StudentAt thirteen years of age, Stephen Stafford is causing quite a stir at Morehouse College. Stafford has a triple major in pre-med, math and computer science. Though he ... read more >>