The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.
Fashion Camp, an after-school program offered to fashionistas in Orange County’s public schools, turns the industry’s top professionals into educators; encouraging many youngsters to follow their dreams in pursuing a career in fashion.
Patrick Armstrong was often homeless and sometimes hungry, as he grew up in San Jose, living in the barbershop where his parents worked. Now, he’s graduated law school and working to help the poor, thanks to Students Rising Above.
Possible cheating among a large number of students has caused turmoil on the Stanford University campus.
Ramon Chen, VP of Marketing at Reltio says, “There has never been a better time for all things data.”
Shawna Gibson is a Bay Area-based small business owner providing services to the senior in-home health care industry.
John Prendergast, Ph.D. spent 23 years training master’s level counseling students at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.
Computer coding is helping at-risk sixth graders at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco learn math and science while also keeping them out of gangs.
LifePlay Productions, an extra-curricular program in San Diego, helps kids stand up to their bullies by teaching creative conflict resolution in a fun way while simultaneously boosting their confidence.
California is spending much more on schools since the passage of Governor Brown’s temporary tax increase, Proposition 30, but is likely to slip back toward the bottom once those higher taxes expire.