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American Association of Community Colleges names LBCC as finalist for inaugural Awards of Excellence

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Long Beach City College (LBCC) Superintendent-President Eloy Oakley and the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees were recognized April 23 as finalists for Exemplary CEO/Board at the 93rd American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention in San Francisco. “During very tough fiscal challenges, Superintendent-President Oakley and the Long Beach Community College District […]

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Long Beach City College celebrates 85th anniversary by honoring faculty, staff

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

In celebration of its 85th anniversary, Long Beach City College is asking all Viking alumni to name their favorite LBCC faculty or staff member for a donation of $85, symbolic of the College’s 85th anniversary. Honorees will be recognized in the 85th anniversary commemorative book and at a gala. “As we celebrate 85 years of […]

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Local educators, parents discuss controversial documentary on competitive nature of schools

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Sean Belk Staff Writer Parents and a diverse panel of educators took part in a discussion about the controversial education documentary Race To Nowhere after a free screening of the film at the Signal Hill Park Community Center on Friday, April 19. The 2009 documentary, produced and co-directed by filmmaker Vicki Abeles, includes various stories […]

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LBUSD graduation rates continue upward trend

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Graduation rates continue to rise in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUDSD), according to the district’s website. Data released by the State this month show that six Long Beach high schools have achieved graduation rates of at least 90 percent– a target specified in LBUSD’s 2011-16 Strategic Plan.

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CSULB sending three teams to moot court nationals at Chapman School of Law

January 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will be sending three teams to the American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s (ACMA) national tournament on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14 at Chapman University School of Law in Orange.

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