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    By Dianne Anderson Youth at Akoma Unity Center are learning about environmental injustice, policy reform and social action the hard knocks way – it’s what they see in their water. Over the next year, they’ll learn all about water purity with the Peoples Collective for Environmental Justice (PC4EJ), the organization guiding the way toward cleaner ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Under Keith Brockie at Arroyo Valley High School, the student becomes the teacher, and vice versa. One of the best aspects of teaching at San Bernardino Unified School District has been watching students that he has taught grow successful in their fields, and return as teachers. “Now they’re on campus working as ...
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    Leaders from the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) and the Linked Learning Alliance joined elected officials and industry partners in congratulating three educational pathways for achieving Linked Learning Gold certification. The pathways—the Digital Media Arts Academy and the Business and Logistics Academy at Arroyo Valley High School and the Digital Design and Communications ...
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    At its organizational meeting, the Board of Education of the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) voted to appoint Dr. Scott Wyatt as president of the governing body and Danny Tillman as vice president. The leadership positions are effective immediately, and Wyatt and Tillman will serve in their new roles for one year. Dr. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids, face to face in schools across the nation, may be continuing fights that started on social media and now spilling over into schoolyards, or it may be just sensory overload. Either way, some kids are distracted in the transition back to in-person learning. Elizabeth Cochrane-Benoit said that her school is factoring ...
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    The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) is holding a drive-thru job fair on Saturday, October 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SBCUSD is looking to fill vital custodial, clerical, food service, and instructional positions across the District. Instructional positions include aides and tutors who work directly with students under the direction and guidance ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Not a lot of overthinking was involved in deciding whether SBCUSD students would return to school this semester, or ride out the distance learning model till the end of the school year. For school board member Danny Tillman, it was a no brainer. He did the math and looked at the colors. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Incumbent Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers Chances are education and the way students learn will not return to the way things were before COVID, and  no doubt there is plenty of room for improvement in the months ahead. Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers feels it’s important to dig deeper into current hindrances to learning, and be ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parents are trying to wrap their heads around pulling double duty in the coming months with their child students, even as many toggle making a living working from home. One struggling small business owner and mother of four in San Bernardino said she is glad that this year seems more organized than ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local student Narishia Laye hasn’t had a lot of extra time on her hands since the pandemic started, even as many of her peers became unemployed. As an essential worker, her hours increased through the crisis, making the big challenge of the past two months has been time management, swinging six classes ...