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    Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

    May 30, 2014

    Peter Schurmann

    University of California President Janet Napolitano recently returned from Mexico, where she met with government officials to discuss the recently announced UC-Mexico Initiative, which aims to bolster cross-border academic and cultural ties. Napolitano spoke with NAM’s Peter Schurmann about the initiative and about the recent shootings at UC San...
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    Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

    May 30, 2014

    Peter Schurmann

    University of California President Janet Napolitano recently returned from Mexico, where she met with government officials to discuss the recently announced UC-Mexico Initiative, which aims to bolster cross-border academic and cultural ties. Napolitano spoke with NAM’s Peter Schurmann about the initiative and about the recent shootings at UC San...
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    Students Stage ‘Silent Protest’ Over Funding Concerns

    May 23, 2014

    Todd Johnson

    Long Beach students and members of Californians for Justice delivered testimonials and staged a “silent protest” during a recent Long Beach Unified School Board meeting at the district headquarters. They asked the school board to consider more high-need student involvement in allocating funds outlined in the Local Control Funding Formula.
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    Students Stage ‘Silent Protest’ Over Funding Concerns

    May 23, 2014

    Todd Johnson

    Long Beach students and members of Californians for Justice delivered testimonials and staged a “silent protest” during a recent Long Beach Unified School Board meeting at the district headquarters. They asked the school board to consider more high-need student involvement in allocating funds outlined in the Local Control Funding Formula.
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    Why Latino Parents in Kern County Created Their Own School Budget Plan

    May 15, 2014

    Reyna Olaguez

    Leticia Prado, whose son attends Arvin High School, has tried to get involved in her son’s school in the past. But she says that once she started asking questions about the school site council selection process at Arvin High’s parent meetings, she was no longer welcome.
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    Why Latino Parents in Kern County Created Their Own School Budget Plan

    May 15, 2014

    Reyna Olaguez

    Leticia Prado, whose son attends Arvin High School, has tried to get involved in her son’s school in the past. But she says that once she started asking questions about the school site council selection process at Arvin High’s parent meetings, she was no longer welcome.
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    Marginalized On Campus, Black High School Students and Parents Organize

    May 12, 2014

    Chanelle Ignant

    It’s a Thursday evening at Richmond High School, and the hallways of this normally bustling campus have fallen quiet. Behind closed doors in the school library, a small group of African American parents, community members and school administrators are huddled in a conversation, in service to the question: What do our children need to succeed?
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    Marginalized On Campus, Black High School Students and Parents Organize

    May 12, 2014

    Chanelle Ignant

    It’s a Thursday evening at Richmond High School, and the hallways of this normally bustling campus have fallen quiet. Behind closed doors in the school library, a small group of African American parents, community members and school administrators are huddled in a conversation, in service to the question: What do our children need to succeed?
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    CSU ‘Student Success Fee’ Passes the Bill to Students, Again

    May 08, 2014

    Michael Oyewole

    Despite a recent tuition freeze for the California State University (CSU) system, some CSU schools are opting to impose on students a “student success fee” to pay for things like campus improvements and increased access to high-demand classes.
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    CSU ‘Student Success Fee’ Passes the Bill to Students, Again

    May 08, 2014

    Michael Oyewole

    Despite a recent tuition freeze for the California State University (CSU) system, some CSU schools are opting to impose on students a “student success fee” to pay for things like campus improvements and increased access to high-demand classes.
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    "Male Academy" Improves Grad Rates & Fosters Relationships

    May 03, 2014

    Joshua Esqueda

    In his first couple years of high school, James Eastland was involved in a gang. He was getting into trouble, and his poor grades sent a clear message: he was suffering. But all of that turned around when he joined the Male Academy in his junior year.
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    "Male Academy" Improves Grad Rates & Fosters Relationships

    May 03, 2014

    Joshua Esqueda

    In his first couple years of high school, James Eastland was involved in a gang. He was getting into trouble, and his poor grades sent a clear message: he was suffering. But all of that turned around when he joined the Male Academy in his junior year.
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    Hispanic College Enrollment Up, But Not By Enough

    May 01, 2014

    Irene Florez

    Recent data show that nationwide Hispanic/Latino and Chicano college admissions are on the rise, with Hispanic figures now outpacing white enrollment at some schools. But Hispanic education experts say the numbers are not high enough.
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    Hispanic College Enrollment Up, But Not By Enough

    May 01, 2014

    Irene Florez

    Recent data show that nationwide Hispanic/Latino and Chicano college admissions are on the rise, with Hispanic figures now outpacing white enrollment at some schools. But Hispanic education experts say the numbers are not high enough.
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