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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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    By Dianne Anderson When it comes to sports, the first thing most boys think about is what it will take to become rich and famous as an NBA, NFL or Major League star, but Everette Glenn knows better. Starting as young as 7th grade, he tries to get them academically ahead of the game by ...
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    Sierra High School Honored for Counseling Program Since students across the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) returned to in-person learning in August, it’s become evident that the extended COVID-related lockdowns and social distancing during the 2020–2021 school year had an impact on all aspects of youth development, including mental health. The CDC (Centers ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Some things seem to be getting back to semi-normal for the kids at NorthPointe Apartments where they are all masked up, and happy to be in the same room seeing eye to eye. At the Success in Challenges Homework Assistance Center, students from 6-16 years old and their tutors are making up ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom took to Twitter earlier this month to praise Californians for getting vaccinated when the state’s COVID rate dropped to 57.3 cases per 100,000 people, the lowest in the U.S. “85% of eligible Californians have received at least one COVID vaccine shot. The result? California continues ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Wherever tens of thousands of dollars of free money are up for grabs, smart students are thinking way ahead of the curve. Now is the time to go for it. Sooner rather than later is the mantra for getting Black and Brown students in the door of higher education for Fall of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson For as much as the National College Resources Foundation has grown over the decades, often drawing 20,000 or more Black students at a time to get what they need in one spot, somehow not everyone knows their name. “We find that every day. People say, oh I wish I had known about ...
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    Rising Above Racism By Dianne Anderson In Orange County, where Black students make up just a small percentage at local elementary schools, it’s easy for kids to lose their sense of self in a sea of faces where few or none of the others look like them. A new program from the Orange County Branch ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parents of children with special needs or suffering inequities are invited to learn what it takes to fight discrimination in education, and get the right services for children. Through the Legal Rights Law Center TIGER program (Training Individuals for Grassroots Education Reform), parents can access advocacy tools, receive templates for how to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Growing scaffold-based human skin and other essential organs is nothing new in the world of biomedical engineering, but it never ceases to amaze the kids. For Anaya Blade, her sights are set on kids and students in engineering, letting them know that every field of research is fascinating, from healthcare to clinical ...