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Students get scholarships, acceptance letters at Black College Expo

LOS ANGELES — Students from Riverside, San Diego and Orange County made their way to the Los Angeles Convention Center Feb. 2 for the 20th annual Black College Expo. More than 15,000 high school students met with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities including Ivy League schools and historically black colleges and universities Read More…

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Four Lynwood students to travel abroad in summer

LYNWOOD — Four Lynwood High School students will experience Japanese tea ceremonies in Tokyo, taste paella in Alicante, Spain, and learn German while traveling through Berlin this summer after earning Global Navigator Scholarships that will allow them to study abroad this summer. Junior Melanie Pacheco will venture to Spain, juniors Crystal Cervantes and Daniel Perez Read More…

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LAUSD approves contract county calls ‘not sustainable’

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved a new labor contract with the teachers’ union Jan. 29, despite a warning from the county that the agreement “is not sustainable on an ongoing basis.” The county Office of Education, which oversees the finances of local school districts, found that Read More…