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Commentary: School safety means physical, intellectual and emotional safety – How Jordan High School in Watts is transforming school culture  LA School Report

Six years ago when I became the principal of Jordan High School (part of the Partnership for LA Schools), in Watts, I walked onto a campus where 20 percent of ...



Jordan High School’s 2018 graduation  Long Beach Press Telegram

604 David Starr Jordan High seniors celebrate their graduation in the school's 83rd commencement at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Tuesday, ...



LBUSD Roundup 2018  Gazette Newspapers

Another year has come and gone, leaving the Long Beach Unified School District with plenty of accomplishments to boast about, as well as some notable ...



LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner marks 'Attendance Matters Day' with visits to students' homes  KABC-TV

The top educator in LAUSD, Superintendent Austin Beutner, went door-to-door Friday on "Attendance Matters Day," meeting with families who have children ...



Jordan Downs redevelopment: Construction finally starts on ‘beautiful new’ apartments  Curbed LA

Redevelopment of the public housing complex, where thousands of LA's poorest residents live, is finally underway. But concerns about soil contamination linger.



6 more schools in Long Beach Unified will have air conditioning in every classroom this year, but more than half to go  Long Beach Press Telegram

The first weeks of school in Long Beach draw excitement to the air. Students, in their first-day-of-school best with new pencil boxes and uniforms, eagerly catch ...



LA parent voice: Schools 'need to be sensitive to the differences' of children with dyslexia and partner with their parents  LA School Report

Every week, we sit down with Los Angeles parents to talk about their students, their schools, and what questions or suggestions they have for their school district.



Jordan High School Publicly Honors Graduates With Street Banners  Gazette Newspapers

Military- and college-bound graduates from Jordan High School are being honored once again for their academic achievements.



Long Beach student arrested in second high school campus threat this week  Long Beach Press Telegram

Police arrested a student at a Long Beach high school Wednesday, Jan. 16, on suspicion of threatening to commit a shooting on campus. A verbal threat was ...



NBA's Rasheed Wallace Hired as High School Basketball Coach  TMZ

Rasheed Wallace has a new gig -- he's been hired as the head basketball coach at Jordan High School in Durham, NC!! The ex-NBA star was announced at a ...



Teachers at 8 of 10 schools Tuck oversaw rejected his leadership  San Francisco Chronicle

When choosing between Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond for California's next schools chief, it's worth remembering, “when the character of a man is not clear ...



School where fans displayed Trump flag pulls out of MLK game  ABC News

A Minnesota high school where fans displayed a President Donald Trump re-election flag has pulled out of a basketball invitational hosted by a Minneapolis ...



PHOTOS: Veterans Day Parade 2018  Gazette Newspapers

Blue skies greeted marchers and spectators Saturday for the 22nd annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade in north Long Beach. Gazette photographer ...



21 black pastors call on UTLA to return to the table to end LAUSD teacher strike because 'the fortunes of African-American children do not improve on a picket line'  LA School Report

Updated Jan. 16 Nearly two dozen African-American pastors urged United Teachers Los Angeles to return to the negotiating table because “the fortunes of ...



LAUSD students to board members: We need a superintendent who will make brave decisions in supporting all — not just some — of us!  LA School Report

An open letter by LAUSD students, to the Los Angeles Unified School Board members: We are a group of students that recognize our voices and experiences ...



4 Teens Injured In Shooting Outside June Jordan High School; Suspects At Large [Updated]  Hoodline

The Excelsior's June Jordan School For Equity (325 La Grande Ave.) went into lockdown around 3:15pm today, following a shooting in the area that injured ...



Construction Still Underway In Long Beach School District  Gazette Newspapers

Parts of the Long Beach Unified School District are still under construction, thanks to a bond called Measure K. Approved in 2008, Measure K has allotted $1.2 ...



Guru and author Ace Metaphor stars at black tie gala Saturday gala at Anchorage Museum  Anchorage Press

Saturday night at the Anchorage Museum, BBAAD productions will be putting on its first Love Gala, a black tie/formal event to celebrate the Valentine's Day ...



North Long Beach could get higher education center • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

For many low-income students in North Long Beach, earning a higher education degree is a struggle, especially when it means riding the bus for hours to the ...



LAUSD's 'Attendance Matters Day' Targets Missing Students  MyNewsLA.com

Share this article: Facebook · twitter · google_plus · reddit · pinterest · linkedin · mail. The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday will mark Attendance Matters ...



L.A. Unified Sues City Housing Authority Over Cost of Lead, Arsenic Cleanup at High School in Watts  KTLA

Los Angeles Unified School District has spent more than $1 million in the last three years cleaning lead and arsenic from the soil at David Starr Jordan High ...



A Look Back At The Long Beach Unified School District In 2017  Gazette Newspapers

Long Beach's Unified School District has been both challenged and rewarded in 2017. Here are a few of the highlights.



Watts 'Parks in the Dark' program adds entrepreneur training  Compton Herald

“Miracle's Young Adult Entrepreneur Program” gives students building blocks of entrepreneurial success. LOS ANGELES — Young adults ages 16-26 with a ...



Jordan High students in Long Beach prepare to run Los Angeles Marathon  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> After cheering her older brother on at the Los Angeles Marathon last March, Itzel Enriquez signed up to run 26.2 miles at the event this year.



School notebook: Jordan High School academy receives certification  Long Beach Press Telegram

Jordan High School academy receives certification. Jordan High School's Business and Entertainment School of Travel, Trade and Tourism has received ...



Expanding higher education benefits Long Beach residents and LBCC  Long Beach Press Telegram

This Tuesday, November 13th, both the Long Beach City Council and Community College Board of Trustees will take part in dialogues, focused on expanding ...



Graduation photos: Jordan High School’s Class of 2015 celebrates  Long Beach Press Telegram

A graduate throws her cap up in the air as the celebration begins at Jordan High School graduation class of 2015 which graduated 780 students the biggest ...



MLK Day in LA: 2019 Observance Features Parade, Mass  NBC Southern California

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed Monday with the 34th "Kingdom Day Parade" in South Los Angeles, multiple *service* projects, a Mass at the ...



Here’s how you can honor Martin Luther King Jr. on National Day of Service in Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

More than 400 Long Beach-area volunteers are expected to give back to the community to mark the national MLK Day of *Service* in honor of Dr. Martin Luther ...



2 Arrests Made In Shooting At June Jordan High School  Hoodline

Two people have been arrested in connection with Tuesday afternoon's shooting at the Excelsior's June Jordan School for Equity, SFPD has confirmed.



Marshall Tuck cites need for change, action plan in 2nd run for California schools chief  EdSource

Marshall Tuck is back with the intensity that took him tantalizingly close in 2014 to upending Tom Torlakson's bid for a second and final term as state ...



$135.6-million construction project aims to revitalize Long Beach’s Jordan High School  Long Beach Press Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Instead of a central quad, an L-shaped pathway separates most buildings at Jordan High School, leaving students to scatter around the ...



Jordan congratulates LeBron for overtaking him on all-time scoring list  theScore

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James overtook Michael Jordan's career tally of 32,292 points with his 13th point Wednesday, and the King's latest ...



Environmental Issues Surround $1B Watts Redevelopment Project  CBS Los Angeles

WATTS (CBSLA.com) – Amid growing environmental concerns, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday afternoon for the first phase of a $1 billion ...



Jan. 18, 2018 Miracle Treasure McGowan, 15  Los Angeles Times

Miracle Treasure McGowan, a 15-year-old black girl, died Thursday, Jan. 11, after being shot in the 9300 block of South Hooper Avenue in the ...



Q&A with Marshall Tuck, California schools superintendent candidate  The San Diego Union-Tribune

California Schools Superintendent candidate Marshall Tuck answers questions from The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board.



The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools adds Grape Street Elementary to its network  LA School Report

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and LA Unified announced today that Grape Street Elementary in Watts will be added into the organization's network of ...



Marv Albert Somehow Mistook Myles Turner For Elston Turner  TBN Media

Marv Albert thought Myles Turner was Elston Turner, Lonzo Ball might not return this season and more of Friday's top news stories.



Jordan AIMS Student Back In Long Beach To Practice Medicine  Gazette Newspapers

One of Jordan High School's AIMS Academy graduates, when she starts her residency this summer, will be the first doctor to come out of AIMS and work in Long ...



California's baffling new approach to evaluating public schools  Los Angeles Times

It's not easy to measure the performance of a school, because there are so many things that go into providing a good education. But neither should it be as hard.



When and where Long Beach students will be moved during construction for Measure E projects  Long Beach Press Telegram

Students at Rogers Middle School and others in the city will be out of their school buildings this fall so they can eventually learn in air conditioned classrooms.



Police pursuit in Long Beach ends with rollover crash, destroyed fire hydrant  Long Beach Press Telegram

A police pursuit in Long Beach ended with a vehicle shearing off a fire hydrant before the car rolled over onto the front lawn of Marshall Academy of the Arts ...



#EDlection 2018: Marshall Tuck on good school leadership and why he's running for state superintendent  LA School Report

Updated May 21 Marshall Tuck is one of four candidates running for state Superintendent of Public Instruction. He spent two years as educator-in-residence at ...



#EDlection2018: California State Superintendent Candidate Marshall Tuck on School Turnarounds, Effective Teachers, and Student Achievement  The 74

Four candidates are running for California state superintendent of public instruction in Tuesday's primary. The top two vote getters will advance to November's ...



Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems  Los Angeles Times

In a South Los Angeles classroom, a boy hassles a girl. The teacher moves him to the back of the room, where he scowls, makes a paper airplane and ...



Rondo dismisses criticism for sitting in front row: 'Real story' was LeBron  theScore

Rajon Rondo's decision to sit in the first row of fan seating late in the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday was one of those ...



C-SPAN Bus Visits DIRECTV Partner School in Watts, Calif.  3BL Media

April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, April 15, DIRECTV partnered with C-SPAN to bring the C-SPAN Interactive News Bus to Jordan High School in ...



Crumbling Long Beach Unified pools, fields, gyms – see how bad it really is  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach's Wilson High School has produced more Olympians than any other high school in the nation, including swimming medalist Jessica Hardy.



For these LA students, a ‘pop-up’ boutique turned this year’s prom night from long shot into reality  LA Daily News

Grey, raining skies on Wednesday, March 21, couldn't dampen the smiles of a hundred homeless high school seniors on a field trip like no other to a pop-up ...



Back to school in Long Beach, where the superintendent has lasted longer than your K-12 career  Los Angeles Times

A dozen years ago on a Saturday morning, a father in Long Beach dropped off his son to take a qualifying test for an AP history class. When the teen got in and ...



Long Beach Pride 2018: Here are the parade grand marshals  qvoicenews.com

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Long Beach Unified to open high school with hospitality and tourism focus  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Just months after the opening of McBride High, Long Beach's first new public high school in 18 years, plans are moving forward on another ...



On Location: North Long Beach  KCET

This week L.A. Letters focuses on an underappreciated but equally fascinating section of the city: North Long Beach.



Disaster Simulation At Jordan  Gazette Newspapers

Police officers will converge on Jordan High School to simulate something they hope never to see during official duty — a major security issue.



CityDig: This 1904 Tract Map Is the Beginning of Watts' Story Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

The word “Watts” reverberates in Los Angeles history due to the struggles that have taken place on the neighborhood's ground dating back a century and a half.



UMMA Clinic celebrates new wellness center, garden at Fremont High School  89.3 KPCC

A wellness center at Fremont High School that broke ground just over a year ago had its grand opening on Friday morning, adding to South Los Angeles' ...



Five types of high school athletes who are overhyped  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are plenty of reasons some high school athletes are overhyped. They generally fall into one of several categories, some of which the media are to blame ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



William Satulua, rushing attack lifting Long Beach Jordan football  Long Beach Press Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Jordan High School football is using an old school offensive approach to write a new chapter in program history. In September, the Panthers ...



ALL-USA Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Lonzo Ball, Chino Hills (Calif.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is unveiling the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Teams as selected by Jim Halley with input ...



20 years pass since Long Beach Unified’s historic school uniform policy  Long Beach Press Telegram

Gene Kinsey still remembers the evening his son announced that Long Beach students would have to wear uniforms to school. It was early 1994, and his son ...



Eight new principals set to take the helm at Long Beach schools  Long Beach Press Telegram

After 20 years as an educator, Rosemary Sissons' dream of being a principal has finally come true. The Long Beach native has served as an assistant principal ...



No Sign of Teenage Swimmer Missing in the Waters Off Palos Verdes  KTLA

One day after nine people were rescued off the coast of Palos Verdes, divers were back in the water Wednesday searching for a missing swimmer. Rescuers ...



South Gate pays tribute to General Motors plant -  Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

SOUTH GATE — Mayor Maria Davila and the United Auto Workers Local 216 Union unveiled a plaque at South East High School on July 27 to commemorate ...



Jordan’s Seth Guillory gives Panthers a shooter’s chance  Long Beach Press Telegram

When you first set your eyes on Seth Guillory, stepping off the team bus or trotting onto Ron Massey Court, it's easy to overlook him. At 5-foot-7, 135 pounds, his ...



Long Beach Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes On Artesia Boulevard  Streetsblog California

Long Beach celebrated its newest protected bike lane facility this morning. The Artesia Boulevard bike lanes extend half a mile from Atlantic Boulevard to ...



Clippers acquire Zubac, Beasley from Lakers  theScore

The Los Angeles Clippers acquired Ivica Zubac and Michael Beasley from the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday in exchange for Mike Muscala, the teams ...



Coroner’s reports released on Blackler twins found dead in Naples in February  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> The mysterious deaths of twin sisters in the upscale Long Beach neighborhood of Naples continues to perplex those who knew them, and ...



LeBron addresses call from Kyrie: 'We're in a good place'  theScore

More than two weeks after Kyrie Irving said he'd reached out to apologize to former teammate LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers star has finally revealed ...



Students face LAUSD board, demanding end to military weapons  LA School Report

The LA Unified board endured a long and unusual protest last night as about 50 students demanded specific actions to get military-style weapons out of the ...



DBIA’s 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards  Facility Executive Magazine

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announced its 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards at its annual conference last week. These annual awards ...



LaVar Ball listed as betting option to become Lakers' next head coach  theScore

You can now bet on LaVar Ball to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Online sportsbook Bovada released odds Tuesday on who will be ...



Meet Franklin Session, the best basketball player you've never heard of  Yahoo Sports

How Franklin Session, a former manager at Verizon Wireless, became the best basketball player at the Drew League.



Forbes ranks Clippers' Ballmer as world's 2nd-richest sports team owner  theScore

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has made Forbes' billionaires list for 2019, coming in at No. 19 with an estimated net worth of $41.2 billion. Ballmer ...



Heavy rains bring treacherous travel conditions, flood advisories  Long Beach Post

A Pacific storm struck the Southland today, generating rain and snow, creating treacherous travel conditions across the area and raising fears of flooding and ...



Reporter Corps 2013  The South Los Angeles Report

Intersections welcomes the first class of Reporter Corps South LA. Click here to read their stories. Xochil Frausto. Xochil Frausto My parents emigrated from Baja, ...



Watch: Lonzo encouraged LiAngelo to pursue overseas career over G League  theScore

LiAngelo Ball still has his sights set on the NBA after going undrafted in 2018, though he appears to have different views than his family members on the best ...



Graduates-to-be: Need mortarboard inspiration? Check out these graduation caps  OCRegister

If you want your graduation hat to stand out, draw inspiration from these previous mortarboard cap designs and messages.



Ball focused on health, not rumors: 'If I get traded, then I get traded'  theScore

Lonzo Ball's main priority heading into the summer is fully recovering from the ankle sprain and subsequent bone bruise that prematurely ended his 2018-19 ...



Every Ten Feet was a Soldier: Jazz and the Watts Rebellion  KCET

Watts has produced generations of jazz talent. For many musicians who witnessed the 1965 riots, their decayed and burning neighborhood revealed to the...



Lowry likely to miss 2 games with thigh contusion  theScore

Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry will likely sit out the upcoming back-to-back against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday and Philadelphia 76ers on ...



Towns misses 1st game of career after car accident  theScore

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Town missed Friday's contest against the New York Knicks, as he entered the league's concussion protocol after ...



NFL's Michael Pittman -- My Kids Are High School Football Phenoms!!!!  TMZ.com

Like father, like SONS (plural) ... at least for former Super Bowl champ Michael Pittman -- whose two kids are DOMINATING the high school football landscape.



Two more high rise buildings – one of them 35 stories – planned for downtown Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

A pair of upcoming decisions for Long Beach's Planning Commission may allow for the continuation of downtown Long Beach's evolution into a denser — and ...



J. Cole shouts out Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith Jr. on new track  theScore

(Warning: Story contains coarse language). Rapper J. Cole is throwing his support behind Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz following the second-year ...



Marin Honors Volunteers, Student Interns  Patch.com

Marin Honors Volunteers, Student Interns - San Rafael, CA - The county recently recognized 187 outstanding volunteers and student interns who ranged in age ...



Forget craft beer, Long Beach is getting its first distillery in 2018  Long Beach Press Telegram

With a pair of successful restaurateurs and a rocket scientist behind it — yes, a real rocket scientist — Long Beach will get its first distillery next year. Portuguese ...



Report: Lakers signing Andre Ingram to 10-day contract after call-up  theScore

The Los Angeles Lakers will inject a feel-good story into the dog days of their failing season by calling up 33-year-old G Leaguer Andre Ingram and signing him ...



Long Beach landmarks: Harriman Jones brought health to the city  Long Beach Press-Telegram

The sign on front of the building on the southeast corner of Cherry Avenue and Broadway identifies it as a Rite Aid pharmacy. Strange. When did Rite Aid start ...



LaVar says Lakers gave Lonzo 'losing attitude'  theScore

LaVar Ball is back on the scene and proclaiming he's ready to get his eldest son - Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball - moved to the Phoenix Suns by ...



Mayor Villaraigosa, George Lopez Use Concerts To Incentivize L.A.U.S.D. Student Achievement  Neon Tommy

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and funnyman George Lopez announced the implementation of Students Helping Our World (S.H.O.W.), an incentive program.



Report: SpringHill, NBA Entertainment working on LeBron production  theScore

A new LeBron James documentary project could be in the works. The Los Angeles Lakers star has been followed by camera crews related to a joint business ...



Duke Baseball: Blue Devils Selected in MLB Draft  BallDurham

Five current Blue Devils and future Duke Baseball commits were recently drafted by professional teams in the 2017 MLB Draft.



LiAngelo Ball joins LaVar's JBA league  theScore

Having failed to generate any interest from NBA teams, LiAngelo Ball will play in LaVar Ball's Junior Basketball Association. The news was announced on JBA's ...



Long Beach landmarks: Houghton Park is a 90-year testament to one of California’s early leaders  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Houghton Park was a hive of activity on a recent Wednesday afternoon, with families gathering for picnics, children buzzing on the playground ...



Man convicted of helping dump body of pregnant woman in Long Beach is released from prison  Long Beach Press Telegram

A man convicted of helping dump the body of a pregnant woman into the waters off Long Beach was released on bail this week after 18 years in prison, another ...



San Francisco Police Investigate Shooting In McLaren Park  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco are investigating a shooting in McLaren Park that left one victim injured, according to authorities.



Report: Lakers, Knicks preparing offers for Davis; Celtics not a top target  theScore

Both the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks are preparing trade offers for New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis, sources told Yahoo Sports' ...



Twin sisters who died together in Naples mourned  Long Beach Press-Telegram

SEAL BEACH >> Friends of twin sisters who died mysteriously in their Naples home in February gathered on Seal Beach Pier on Friday night at sunset to say ...



LeBron dubs Stephenson-McGee-Beasley-Rondo unit 'MUD'  theScore

Soon after the Los Angeles Lakers signed Lance Stephenson, JaVale McGee, Michael Beasley, and Rajon Rondo, the internet had already declared the ...



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