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El Camino Students Work for Green Campus

Approximately 250 El Camino Real Charter High School students went to school Saturday, but they were carrying shovels rather than books. Wearing “Start the change” shirts, the school’s varsity athletes and Humanitas students planted trees, pulled weeds and placed wood chips in the 75 planters and tree wells on campus. All of the resources, including […]

Zumba to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research

The public is invited to take part in a Zumbathon at the Cal State Northridge Metadome on Wednesday. The event is being held in honor of former CSUN volleyball player and kinesiology instructor Mary Jane Smith-Waldman. The Cal State Northridge Matador Hall of Fame member died two years ago from breast cancer. All proceeds will […]

CSUN Professor’s Anti-Israel Website Challenged

A nonprofit Jewish group filed a complaint this week with the California State University Board of Trustees – claiming a Northridge professor’s use of university resources to promote a boycott of Israel violates state law. However, a review by the state Attorney General’s Office last year found no violation. Dr. David Klein, a mathematics professor […]

LAUSD Proposal Encourages Parent Volunteering

A resolution passed by the Los Angeles Unified School District Board on Tuesday could make it easier for San Fernando Valley parents who want to volunteer in schools. At this time, parents must travel as far as 35 miles to the Beaudry headquarters downtown to get fingerprinted. Board member Tamar Galatzan – who represents the […]

High Tech LA Named Top Charter High School

A report released Thursday by the University of Southern California’s Center on Educational Governance named High Tech Los Angeles in Lake Balboa the top charter high school in California. More than 484,000 students attend 1,065 charter schools across the state. For the last seven years, USC has ranked those schools based on academic and financial […]