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At-Risk Youth Gain Leadership Through Enrichment Progam

Founded in 2001, Team Prime Time creates after-school opportunities in Title I schools where it’s needed most.

04/22/2015

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Flipped Classroom Improves Grades, Saves Money At Mountain House High School

Flipped Classroom is a novel teaching approach leading to improved grades for many students.

04/22/2015

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Non-Profit Solves Math Phobia Problem In California’s Silicon Valley

Elevate Math, given as an after school program or summer class for schools around Silicon Valley, helps kids acquire mastery of basic concepts by using a project and problems-based learning approach.

04/15/2015

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Bluegrass Music Educates Victorville Elementary Students About History

Eric Nordbeck, a teacher at West Palms Conservatory in the Victorville Elementary School District, love for Bluegrass music has brought a unique medium to his students.

04/08/2015

Income Tax

What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.

04/01/2015

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Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM Careers

California’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.

03/11/2015

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California Non-Profit Empowers Homeless Youth Through The Arts

A local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.

03/11/2015

Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across Disciplines

Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.

03/04/2015

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High School Visual Arts Programs Help Students Earn Scholarships

The Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools provide a powerful tool for educators and students alike to engage in powerful, meaningful study.

03/04/2015

California’s High School Cheerleading Squads Build Skills In Students

High school cheerleading presents a broad-based opportunity for students to compete, excel and challenge both their mental and physical capacities.

03/04/2015

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