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High school counselor attends State of the Union speech

WHITTIER — The first week of February was special for Humberto Solorio, who has spent the last 18 years helping students at California High School reach their potential, explore their abilities, strengths and interests and develop into tomorrow’s leaders. Not only is Solorio, along with counselors across the Whittier Union High School District and the nation, Read More…

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Stability brings new day for Inglewood schools

Historically, the Inglewood Unified School District has served as a beacon of opportunity for youth of color.  Once known as the “Jewel of the South Bay,” families throughout Los Angeles moved to the city to enroll their children in Inglewood’s schools. Unfortunately, in recent years the district has faced financial challenges that led to state Read More…

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Whittier students receive financial bite of reality

WHITTIER — Close to 300 La Serna High School students were given the freedom to make their own financial decisions — and learn the unpleasant consequences of spending beyond their means — during Bite of Reality, an interactive simulation that tests students on real-world financial challenges. Sponsored by the Credit Union of Southern California, the Read More…