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Grant will Help LB Math Teachers Improve Student Learning Experience

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Cal State Long Beach Gets Nearly $1 Million CPEC Grant to Work with Local Algebra Teachers, Increase Students’ Achievement The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) has awarded Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) a four-year, $996,284 grant for a project that will have university professors working with algebra teachers from five Long Beach high schools in an effort to [...]

Port Grants $4.7M to Schools, Youth Centers for Cleaner Air

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Port of Long Beach officials have kicked off the first round of a new community grants program with approval of $4.7 million for 73 projects designed to improve air quality for Long Beach children. The grant program helps schools, day-care centers and other youth facilities to install air-filtration systems and additional improvements that can control [...]

CSULB Will Lead Teacher Development at Jordan, Cabrillo High Schools

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The California Post-Secondary Education Commission has awarded a four-year, $920,000 Improving Teacher Quality grant to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to support teacher development at the Long Beach Unified School District’s Cabrillo and Jordan high schools. The grant, which was awarded jointly to the CSULB History and English departments and College of Education, will [...]

Jordan High School Pool Closed for Repairs

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The Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine has announced that the Jordan High School Pool, located at 6500 Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach,  closed to the public as of  Saturday, August 14. The closure is necessary for the Long Beach Unified School District to make needed repairs to the pool before the school [...]

LBUSD Superintendent, Governor Schwarzenegger Applaud Adoption of National Standards

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The Long Beach Unified School District joined Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in applauding the California State Board of Education’s unanimous vote to adopt the national Common Core State Standards. The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to establish a single set of high and clear educational standards for English-language arts and mathematics that states [...]

LBUSD Helps California Become a Finalist for Race to Top Funds

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The U.S. Department of Education announced today that California is one of 19 finalists for federal Race to the Top funding, which could bring between $18 million and $26 million to the Long Beach Unified School District. LBUSD was one of seven California school systems that helped to develop the state’s latest application for up [...]

Hudson School Math, Engineering and Science Achievement team crowned national champs

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Hudson K-8 School’s Math, Engineering and Science Achievement team won the national championship in the middle school competition Sunday in Denver, according to Hudson Principal Wendy Claflin. The Hudson team had won the state championship this spring at U.C. Santa Barbara, where the contest focused on wind energy. Students were required to build a device [...]

LBUSD Students Set New Record for Scholarship Offers

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Scholarships and other monetary awards earned by graduating seniors in the Long Beach Unified School District this year exceed $51 million, far surpassing last year’s record of $40 million. The new record also represents a significant increase from the $18 million earned by local high school graduates just three years ago. “This new record speaks [...]

Nonprofits benefit from Verizon’s Velocity

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Members and supporters of parent-teacher associations, community athletic organizations like Little Leagues, and churches and other registered nonprofits have found an easy way to raise thousands of dollars for their organizations with the help of Verizon. Verizon offers California nonprofits an opportunity to participate in the Verizon Velocity Program, which provides eligible groups with contributions [...]

Road to College Bus Tour stops at Colin L. Powell Academy

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Middle school students at Colin L. Powell Academy in Long Beach will receive the personal guidance and information they need to start preparing for college years in advance this Friday, when the “Road to College: Get on Board” bus tour stops by the school. Since April 12, thousands of middle and high school students at [...]

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