The California Post-Secondary Education Commission has awarded a four-year, $920,000 Improving Teacher Quality grant to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to support teacher development at the Long Beach Unified School District’s Cabrillo and Jordan high schools.
The grant, which was awarded jointly to the CSULB History and English departments and College of Education, will provide teacher training during
NNPA Fewer than half of all Black males nationwide graduate from high school, according to a new report which paints a grim picture of the current state of education for African-American males. The findings are part of The 2010 Schott 50 State Report on Black Males in Public Education. According to the report, only 47 percent of Black males graduated from high school in the 2007-2008 school year, compared to 78 percent for White males. While the disparity is alarming, the authors of the report said they believe it’s not due to the ability of Black males intellectual abilities.
The Council of African American Parents (CAAP) kicks off the 2010-2011 academic school year by holding its 14th Annual Parent and Student Educational Symposiumon Sunday, September 12,at at Cal State Fullerton’s Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.This year’s symposium themed “Involved Parents = Successful Children” will feature keynote speaker Dr. Mary Montle Bacon, a motivational speaker and human resources consultant.
The percentage of 10th-grade San BernardinoCounty students who passed the mathematics and English language arts portions of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) was the highest in the 10 years the test has been administered, according to data released today by the California Department of Education.
In addition, the achievement gap among some demographic and ethnic subgroups closed to the smallest margins since the testing began.