Posted Dec. 5, 2015, 9:37 am
After more than three years of steadfastly denying the increased enrollment of foreign and out-of-state students could endanger the very California identity of the University of California, it's stunning and encouraging to see the 10-campus system do an about face.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 10:20 am
Vistamar School is a private independent high school in the South Bay region of Los Angeles. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year are due on Jan, 31, 2016.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 10:17 am
STAR Prep Academy, now in its 12 year, welcomes new students, grades 6 through 12, to join the experience of education as it should be. If you and your student are looking for a future of limitless possibilities, you’ve found the place in STAR Prep Academy, where the sky is no longer the limit…
Posted Dec. 2, 2015, 10:11 am
New Roads School, one of Southern California’s leading independent schools for students in grades K-12, announced today that Luthern Williams has been named Head of School.
Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 9:20 am
There was good news and bad news – and in other ways no news at all – in the latest results of standardized tests given each year to California public school students.
Posted Nov. 25, 2015, 9:46 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation announced that it has received a gift of $110,000 from Dun & Bradstreet.
Posted Nov. 14, 2015, 9:09 am
It’s rather doubtful that Janet Napolitano worried much when she first heard vandals scrawled swastikas and the message “Jews to the gas chamber” inside a restroom on a University of California campus.
Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 12:41 pm
State Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica), chair of the state legislature’s Joint Committee on the Arts, will convene an oversight hearing to examine the state of arts education in California schools today at 1 pm.
Posted Nov. 5, 2015, 8:08 am
Get a jumpstart on New Year’s resolutions by registering now for Winter Session classes, workshops, tours, lectures and more at SMC Community Education.
Posted Oct. 31, 2015, 8:28 am
The single easiest bill for California legislators to pass this year probably was Senate Bill 725, giving about 5,000 high school students the ability to graduate without taking the state’s high school exit exam, which suddenly became unavailable when they tried to take it in July.
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 10:11 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and City of Santa Monica are asking for the community to support efforts to tackle the teen mental health issues by casting their vote for The Thrive Center at Samohi in this year’s LA2050 contest.
Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 10:18 am
Vistamar School in El Segundo prides itself on being “the best education the world has to offer.”
Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 10:27 am
When it comes to lunchtime trash, less is definitely more. That’s the lesson environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green taught students during the fifth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge (TFLC) this year.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
But the biggest problem this state faces as it looks to the future may be the fate of the children belonging to its single largest ethnic group.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
Trying to stand out in a competitive job market today can be difficult. But students at the prestigious Art Institute of California – Los Angeles in Santa Monica got the chance to show off their creative skills to professionals during a unique and fascinating “Portfolio Show.”
Posted Sep. 21, 2015, 8:20 am
“Is Gender Equity Possible?” will be the topic of a debate at Santa Monica College between the English-Speaking Union’s 2015 British National Debate Team and the SMC Debate Team.
Posted Sep. 16, 2015, 9:14 am
Approximately 700 2nd to 5th grade students from under-served schools in Los Angeles County will visit the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and the beach today for a day of ocean fun and interactive learning games at Heal the Bay’s Coastal Cleanup Education Day.
Posted Sep. 8, 2015, 9:29 am
An all-star cast of policy makers will band together with the Santa Monica Democratic Club for "Back to School with the Santa Monica Democratic Club," a conversation about education.
Posted Sep. 8, 2015, 9:12 am
Santa Monica College will present a distinguished panel discussion on new developments in understanding and addressing the anger, fear, and violence in today’s society.
Posted Sep. 6, 2015, 9:48 am
NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has selected Santa Monica College (SMC) as one of four community colleges nationwide to receive a MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) grant.
Posted Sep. 5, 2015, 9:43 am
Back to school time for teens often means stress about college. The Library can help!
Posted Jul. 28, 2015, 9:37 am
Santa Monica College has awarded its third annual Chui L. Tsang Transfer Scholarship to SMC student Cinthia Magaña. The new Tsang Scholar – who has overcome extreme poverty, her undocumented status, and other adverse circumstances to pursue her education – will transfer this fall to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and will receive $15,000 for two years to complete her Bachelor’s Degree.
Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 8:04 am
With a vibrant offering of more than 190 classes, workshops and tours, SMC Community Education’s fall session is now open for registration.
Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:11 am
Willow Bay, director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, will receive the Los Angeles Press Club's highest honor, the Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement, today.
Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:28 am
Like many Cal State L.A. students, Gregory Hogrebe has complemented his classroom experience with work experience.