CSULB is one of six California State University campuses to be awarded a total of $3 million by the California Gang Reduction Intervention and Prevention Program to help at-risk students attain a college degree to become teachers.
The Governor’s Discretionary Workforce Investment Act funding is supporting
Despite being labeled as low achieving, the 11 District campuses slated to receive federal School Improvement Grants (SIG) posted strong student test scores during the 2009-10 school year, according to the state’s Accountability Progress Report. Those efforts coupled with the academic gains at 54 other
If Ricardo Camargo wasn't studying human biology at UC Merced, he'd be laboring alongside his brothers in the San Joaquin Valley vineyards.
Setting his goals on something more than farm work, Camargo knew he wanted to go to college. But if it weren't for the scholarships he has received, he would have never made it to a University of
When Grinnell College's new president, Raynard Kington, bikes over to the Danish Maid Bakery a few blocks off campus, he doesn't play the VIP card.
He doesn't mention the medical degree he earned at 21 or his centuries-old vacation home in Crete. He doesn't point out his directorship at the National Institutes of Health, where he had to figure
Observations need to be shared in order to change the results in the classroom, advises UC Riverside professor. Many school districts are pushing principals to spend more time in classrooms observing and evaluating teachers but few are using the information they gather to improve education. “A lot of time is invested in gathering data, but the information is rarely shared with the people who