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East L.A. College opens its own job center

MONTEREY PARK — Hundreds gathered Oct. 3 for the grand opening of the East Los Angeles College America’s Job Center of California and community resource fair.  The job center is the first of its kind, dedicated solely to providing comprehensive employment and training opportunities for ELAC students seeking careers. “The East Los Angeles College job Read More…

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‘What can be done to improve our education system?’

STREET BEAT Courtland Crockett Leimert Park  “The schools need money.” Judy Oliver Los Angeles  “We have to have dedicated teachers and parents being involved with their children and helping them on a daily basis. And we need to put discipline back into schools.”  Lashunda Gilbert Inglewood  “More teachers and smaller classrooms.” David Larry Leimert Park  Read More…

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New year starts with mentor program at Inglewood schools

INGLEWOOD — The Inglewood Unified School District is partnering with City Year Los Angeles to improve student achievement during the just-started 2019-20 school year by implementing student success coaches at Crozier Middle School and Woolworth-Monroe School. The partnership to boost student academic and social support with City Year AmeriCorps team members kicked off with new Read More…