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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Tennessee Education Funding, and California Ethnic Studies Requirement.
The United States Department of Education is making progress on fixing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was preventing borrowers’ payments from counting towards the program. Until now, there was a lack of clarity as to whose responsibility this was to fix. (US Department of Education, NPR, CNN, CNBC) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee…Read More >>
Cómo construir oportunidades: Cómo colaboran nuestras escuelas secundarias y preparatorias en el lado Este de LA
Durante los últimos siete años, la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Ellen Ochoa y la Escuela Preparatoria Chárter Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo han trabajado conjuntamente para cerrar las brechas de oportunidadRead More >>
California is the first and only state to mandate Covid-19 vaccination for all students 12 and older, indicating what we might see more of in the future. This will go into effect once the FDA approves the shots, and is a big step beyond districts requiring vaccines for certain student groups such as athletes. (LA…Read More >>
In honor of World Teachers’ Day we asked our teachers one simple question about their careers in service: Why do you teach?Read More >>
This October we are joining thousands of educators across the nation in celebrating National Principals Month—a moment where we can reflect on the impact that principals have had on their schools and communities.Read More >>
Latino Heritage Month is not only a celebration, but also a reminder that as educators we must continue to advocate for educational equity.Read More >>
Our student can now safely crossed over Avalon Boulevard with the assistance of a full-time crossing guard and a new signal crosswalk.Read More >>
This summer, as a result of the organizing efforts of United Parents and Students, Green Dot families, and the American Heart Association, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to approve $15M of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for food security.Read More >>
School staffing shortages nationwide, Achievement School District in TN, 700,000 fewer students take SAT.
The US is contending with a nationwide staffing shortage in education such as teachers, bus drivers, and nurses. Immediate impacts include the MA National Guard being called to serve as bus drivers and schools being forced into virtual learning for lack of teachers. (New York Times, Associated Press, EdWeek 1, NY Times, The 74…Read More >>
Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle Schoo and Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School have worked in tandem to help close opportunity gaps for students.Read More >>
Para Adriana Figueroa, alumna de la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Legacy, asistir a una pequeña escuela pública enfocada en el rigor académicoRead More >>
This summer, Vincent Rainey, a class of 1993 Fairley High School alumnus was inducted into the Murray State University (MSU) Athletics Hall of Fame.Read More >>
Latino Heritage Month is an opportunity to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic and Latin Americans who have enriched our nation.Read More >>
Last Thursday, President Biden issued the most encompassing Covid-19 vaccine mandate yet: companies with more than 100 employees must require vaccinations or weekly testing and workers at health facilities or employees of the executive branch must be vaccinated without a testing option. (NY Times, Chalkbeat, FiveThirtyEight, Washington Post, The Hill, Associated Press, Fox News) Additionally,…Read More >>
Al crecer, Tabatha Salazar, de noveno grado, no siempre se sentía competente en Lengua y Literatura Inglesas.Read More >>
This year, we take another step forward in transforming public education. Green Dot was invited to partner with the local school district in Beaumont, TX to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for the students of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.Read More >>
Today the House Democrats released a reconciliation package that includes $82B for school infrastructure, $9B for higher education and $1.5B HBCUs, $450B for childcare and preschool, and $35B for child nutrition. (The Guardian, Reuters, Bloomberg Government, CNN Politics) With the rise of school closures due to student Covid-19 infections and outbreaks (WSJ), districts are…Read More >>