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Opinion: Setting up a needless barrier to a Cal State education

The California State University is considering a requirement that high school seniors applying to the Cal State system complete an additional math or quantitative reasoning course on top of the academic courses that are currently required by both the Cal State and the University of California for admission. The Cal State board of trustees is set to hear a formal proposal of this change at its meeting later this month, with a vote on the measure planned in November.

September 5, 2019 | Los Angeles Times
Movie Studio Seeks a Behind-the-Scenes Role in L.A. Schools to Help Fix Hollywood's Inclusion Problem

Sixth-grader Christian Lopez proudly displayed the latest drawing of his comic book character, El Taco, in front of his classmates at Palms Middle School.

June 29, 2018 | Los Angeles Times
State Grants $250 Million for Programs Linking Learning and Careers

California officials announced Friday the recipients of $250 million in grants from a program to help students connect their academic learning to career opportunities, the largest such effort in the country.

May 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
$250-Million Grant Program Launched to Link Learning and Careers

California officials Tuesday opened applications for a program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation's largest effort of its kind.

January 21, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
The College-for-All Model Isn't Working

Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools.

December 2, 2013 | Los Angeles Times
California Workers Face a Growing Education Gap, Study Says

A growing education gap in California could diminish workers’ chances of finding jobs in the coming years, according to a study.

April 2, 2013 | Los Angeles Times