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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent California has enacted a law mandating the inclusion of media literacy education in the K–12 curriculum, which state officials called a proactive approach to address the growing challenge of misinformation. The legislation, known as Bill No. 873, received approval from Gov. Gavin Newsom in October and ...
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    Unique Program is in its 17th Year The San Bernardino City Unified School District’s (SBCUSD) Positive Youth Development department hosted a successful Operation Student Recovery on Wednesday, August 23, visiting the homes of 409 students who have not attended school since the start of the new school year on July 31. Operation Student Recovery (OSR) is designed ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Keeping up with academics is hard enough for parents post-COVID, but the trek to get free backpacks in three-digit heat last week was grueling. About 2,4000 came by bus, on foot and for those fortunate to have reliable transportation, by cars, to get their free $35 valued giveaways at one of several ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Moving to Orange County was a culture shock on several fronts for Justice Crudup, coming from New York where organizations support and motivate each other, in contrast with the high level of local student apathy. But by 2020, something happened. Youth everywhere were invigorated and ready for change, but he didn’t see ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Megabucks are rolling down to start off the new academic year for students at colleges and universities, but the elders know better and are sounding the alarm to not spend it all in one place, or the wrong place. Anthony Roberson said that some students may be struggling with all the choices, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Bringing out the basketball team brings out the fans, and let the games begin. LA Sparks NBWA members and the coach are coming to Indian Springs High School for a two hour Jr. Sparks Basketball Clinic event to help kids learn how not to lose control in life on a bad dribble. ...
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    Moreno Valley – Recently, Inclusivity Awards Honorees and MOSAIC Scholarship Recipients were recognized at the Inaugural Gala held at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center. Graduating seniors honored at the Inaugural Gala earned a $1000 MOSAIC Scholarship to continue their post-secondary education. The 2022 Riverside County All-County Academic Scholars • Yarely Aguilar, Moreno Valley ...
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    By Joe W. Bowers Jr. California Black Media For Tony Thurmond, California’s African American State Superintendent of Public Instruction, American public education will never be the same after experiencing what it has over the last two years. “The pandemic really did put a spotlight on places where there were big holes and gaps and inequities,” ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Black Americans have enjoyed an enduring bond with Africa and their brothers and sisters living on the Continent, with many U.S.-based civil rights agencies, clergy members, and African American organizations taking a keen interest in the welfare of citizens in the 55-nation motherland. While the world ...
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    An estimated 15,000 students representing more than 35 districts in both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties are expected to participate in the 10th annual STEMapalooza event, hosted virtually by San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) Alliance for Education. “Our students are the Inland Empire’s greatest asset,” said San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre. “Opportunities ...