GIRLS BUILD LA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT:
The LA Promise Fund has announced that it will be hosting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at its first ever Girls Build LA Leadership Summit on December 15, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Summit is free to young women attending public middle and high schools across Los Angeles County. Food and transportation will be provided. Schools can register by clicking here. Attendance will be limited to 5,000 students. Seats are expected to fill quickly, so please spread the word as soon as possible to ensure your schools are represented. For more information about Girls Build LA, click here.
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DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION BUILDS BRIDGES ACROSS CONTINENTS: “It is such a privilege to welcome these very special visitors to our school,” said Kingsley Principal Karina Salazar. “It has been an incredible opportunity for our teachers to interact with their peers from another nation. They’ve been working closely together, sharing stories of successes, challenges and how to refine best practices.” The East Hollywood campus is one of nine in L.A. Unified that are hosting more than 70 Fulbright Program scholars this fall as part of an Obama-era agreement with the Argentine Ministry of Education. Read More...
VENCIE HIGH EDUCATOR NAMED A CALIFORNIA TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Kirsten Farrell, a health science and medical technology teacher for Venice Senior High School, has been named by State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson as one of five California Teachers of the Year. She is the only Los Angeles teacher to receive the honor this year. Read More…