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Entries Tagged as 'Education'

Lafayette, Roosevelt schools named national finalists for academic gains

January 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

The National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) announced Tuesday that Lafayette Elementary School, 2445 Chestnut Ave., and Roosevelt Elementary School, 1574 Linden Ave., are finalists for the NCUST 2012 National Excellence in Urban Education Awards.

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Assistance League’s auxiliary provides Burnett Elementary with hundreds of filled backpacks

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

Make A Difference Day, celebrated each year on the fourth Saturday in October, is the nation’s largest day of volunteering. On Oct. 22, as part of Assistance League of Long Beach’s Operation School Bell program, Rick Rackers Auxiliary of Assistance League of Long Beach participated in this national day of community service by delivering more […]

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LBUSD seeking donations of musical instruments for students

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

Developments in the law prohibiting public schools from charging students most educational fees are changing the way instrumental music instruction is offered statewide, including locally, according to a press release issued by the Long Beach Unified School District.

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Governor-signed LB College Promise Act expected to increase transfer, retention rates

October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 650, the Long Beach College Promise Act, authored by State Senator Alan Lowenthal. The legislation was sponsored by both Long Beach City College and the Long Beach Unified School District to support the Long Beach College Promise– a seamless education program designed to increase college success for students in […]

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CSULB grad among eight international finalists in Electrolux’s Design Lab contest

September 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Education

Matthew Schwartz, a Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) design graduate, has turned his senior project into an all-expense paid trip to London, where he will compete as one of eight finalists in Electrolux’ Design Lab 2011 with his concept of the Onda Portable Microwave.

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