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    By Dianne Anderson No one really imagined the coronavirus impact of recent weeks, but some local educators were prepared far ahead of the pandemic to give their students an academic edge. Some schools already had the right technology at their fingertips, and simply needed to put some last-minute moves into motion. Dwaine Radden Sr., CEO ...
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    By Dianne Anderson How to avoid COVID-19 and what to study in their distance learning assignment is about the last thing on the minds of some growing teens these days. Mostly, they’re just trying to find some food. Edwin Johnson, founder and CEO of CHORDS, works with about a hundred teens and youth at local ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Ammons Smith, a senior at Long Beach Unified School District, isn’t dealing with the uncertainty facing many of his peers these days. All of his core classes are finished. He has cleared major hurdles, all set to graduate and ready to move on to bigger things, even despite the school shut down ...