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Record Numbers Graduate From King Drew Magnet High School

Comprised mostly of low-income students, King Drew Magnet High School has excelled at preparing students for higher education.


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Music Program Keeps Students Out Of Trouble In California’s Public Schools

The Harmony Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing music education to Los Angeles public schools, has been keeping at-risk kids off the streets and sending their pupils off to college for 14 years and counting.


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Virtual Learning Program Leads The Tech Front In Palo Alto’s Public Schools

Schoology, an award-winning learning management system, is showing how improvements in technology are making the area of education exponentially better in California.


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Calif. Poised To Implement School Funding Reform

After months of sometimes angry debate, California education officials are set to take up rules this week aimed at making good on Gov. Jerry Brown’s promise to invest in the state’s future by overhauling how public schools are funded and directing more money to the neediest students.


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More California Students Graduate, Drop Out In 2008-2009

A new state report shows that California public high school students are graduating at a higher rate, but more students also are dropping out.