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California School News Radio, the voice of education in California, brings newsmakers from the world of education to discuss what is going RIGHT in California schools, from the perspective of administrators, teachers, students, parents and community members. California School News Radio is a service of VMA Communications. Contact the Host via Info @ caschoolnews.net

11/13/18 Public Schools Bring Technology and Success to Our Communities

Dr. Patricia Brent-Sanco, Lynwood Unified’s Equity Services Director, is inspiring underserved students and their families while fostering equity and cultural proficiency throughout the community. Dr. Sanco discusses the District’s three-year plan in raising the bar of achievement for minority students, as well as the department’s high-level events and conferences that expose young people to new [...]

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11/06/18 Giving Voice to Students, On-Stage and On the Street

Part 1: Gabrielino High School Speech and Debate students Starlee Hoc, Brandon Du and Kenny Le. Gabrielino’s acclaimed Speech and Debate team has won 21 straight Southern California Debate League Championships, making the team one of the top Debate teams in the nation. On Election Day 2018, three Gabrielino students share their thoughts on the [...]

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10/30/18 Learning to Protect the Streets and the Environment

Rio Hondo College Police Academy Director Walter Allen III discusses the rigorous training process that awaits new recruits, the fearlessness of first responders, the influence the Police Academy has had throughout police departments across California, and how the academy has adapted to the changing needs of law enforcement. The Paramount High School Green Club has [...]

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10/23/18 Schools Help Help Protect Suburbs and Build Urban Centers

Rio Hondo College Fire Academy Coordinator Tracy Rickman and Cadet Josh Morris discuss the school’s 50-year anniversary celebration, fire safety, the myriad challenges of preparing a Wildland firefighting force, and the special qualities needed to be a firefighter or EMT. Kenmore Elementary School in the Baldwin Park Unified School District is a California Distinguished School [...]

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10/16/18 Adult Schools Help Build Thriving Economies and Communities

Part 1: Paramount Adult School Principal Dr. Yvonne Rodriguez and Assistant Principal Hector Lujan discuss the role the adult school plays in the community, the recent ribbon-cutting for their new cosmetology program, and the joys of watching their students become citizens of the United States. Part 2: Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education School Senior [...]

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10/09/18 California Schools Helping Build Communities for Over a Century

Guest 1: Monrovia High School Principal Kirk McGinnis As Monrovia High School celebrates 125 years as an educational institution, MHS Principal Kirk McGinnis discusses “Living Life the Wildcat Way,” watching students transform into lifelong learners, and the special role Monrovia High plays in defining the character and spirit of the tight-knit Foothills community and school [...]

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10/02/18 Prepping Kindergartners for College; Help Your School “Go Green”

Guest 1: Baldwin Park Unified School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Froilan Mendoza discusses the vital role Baldwin Park alumni play in the district’s commitment to college and career, the importance of introducing kindergartners to a college culture, early childhood development and dual language immersion. Guest 2: El Monte Union High School District Asst. Superintendent [...]

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09/25/18 Schools, STEM, and Communities Transform Students into Citizen Scholars

In 2015, Holland Middle School in Baldwin Park Unified School District partnered with Project Lead the Way to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum for its students. Holland Principal Mike Rust talks about the growth of the program, Holland’s award-winning robotics team, the Femineer Club and the changing nature of STEM education in [...]

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09/18/18 Dr. Edward Zuniga Returns to Lead El Monte Union; The Bridge Theater Project Helps Students Reach the World

Guest 1: Dr. Edward Zuniga – El Monte Union High School District Superintendent When El Monte Union High School District Superintendent Dr. Edward Zuniga graduated from El Monte High School in 1991, he never dreamed he would someday return as the District’s top administrator. In a wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Zuniga details El Monte Union’s commitment [...]

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09/11/18 Student Equity and Inclusion drive Design School X; VMA Highlights Academic Success in California

Segment 1: Bassett High School Principal Gabriel Fernandez and Design School X (DSX) founder and executive director David Clifford have begun a learning partnership that seeks to redesign high school so that it is more centered on student equity and inclusion. Fernandez and Clifford discuss the formative steps they are taking at the classroom level [...]

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