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    Momentum Building for Ethnic Studies in Calif. High Schools

    Jun 25, 2014

    Oscar Bautista

    Long Beach has one of the most diverse communities in the nation, with over 400,000 people from around the world calling it home. Despite this diversity, most people don’t have any knowledge about the cultures living inside the city and how those cultures meld and impact each other.
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    Momentum Building for Ethnic Studies in Calif. High Schools

    Jun 25, 2014

    Oscar Bautista

    Long Beach has one of the most diverse communities in the nation, with over 400,000 people from around the world calling it home. Despite this diversity, most people don’t have any knowledge about the cultures living inside the city and how those cultures meld and impact each other.
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    Are Students Being Properly Prepared For College & Career?

    Jun 25, 2014

    Jessica Salgado

    Growing up, school felt like a chore: I woke up, went to school, came home, did homework, went to bed, and repeat. It wasn’t until my senior year of high school where I realized how important education was. I didn’t understand that those 14 years of grade school weren’t for torture, they were to prepare me for college.
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    Are Students Being Properly Prepared For College & Career?

    Jun 25, 2014

    Jessica Salgado

    Growing up, school felt like a chore: I woke up, went to school, came home, did homework, went to bed, and repeat. It wasn’t until my senior year of high school where I realized how important education was. I didn’t understand that those 14 years of grade school weren’t for torture, they were to prepare me for college.
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    Is It Wrong To Flag Students As 'At-Risk'?

    Jun 19, 2014

    Alyson Bryant

    Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking to detailed data to figure out which kids are most likely to drop out of high school. Though this flagging system can call attention to a need for additional help to a potential dropout, there may be concerns, like inaccurate predictions, or worse, lowered expectations.
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    Is It Wrong To Flag Students As 'At-Risk'?

    Jun 19, 2014

    Alyson Bryant

    Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking to detailed data to figure out which kids are most likely to drop out of high school. Though this flagging system can call attention to a need for additional help to a potential dropout, there may be concerns, like inaccurate predictions, or worse, lowered expectations.
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    New Grads Step Into a World of Debt

    Jun 17, 2014

    Ben Novotny

    When film student Chris Reyes talks about the $430 he pays each month toward his student loan, he uses the movie Jaws as a metaphor. “It’s like a shark that takes a chunk out of me every month,” said Reyes, who graduated from California State University, Long Beach last year owing over $45,000 in student debt.
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    New Grads Step Into a World of Debt

    Jun 17, 2014

    Ben Novotny

    When film student Chris Reyes talks about the $430 he pays each month toward his student loan, he uses the movie Jaws as a metaphor. “It’s like a shark that takes a chunk out of me every month,” said Reyes, who graduated from California State University, Long Beach last year owing over $45,000 in student debt.
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