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The Waverly School: “My Hair Speaks Louder Than I Can”

I remember sitting in between my mothers knees, no longer holding back tears as she used a wide-toothed comb to untangle my hair. Bawling while simultaneously trying to pay attention to The Lion King because, an hour in and we were hardly a quarter of the way through. After each section she would take a clump of my hair that was trapped in the comb…

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Immaculate Heart High School & Middle School Welcomes 100 Freshmen

Immaculate Heart High School welcomed over 100 freshmen as well as a group of transfer students to campus for orientation last Friday August 17! During…

Marshall Fundamental School’s Principal Mark Anderson: The Power of Democracy

dr-mark-anderson-740px Marshall Fundamental School is happy to share an article by Principal Mark Anderson, State of California Secondary Principal of the Year, speaking on the Power of Democracy and Civic Learning.  Read the full article here. Marshall Fundamental Secondary School, 990 North Allen Avenue, Pasadena, (626)…

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Sequoyah School’s Educational Philosophy

Learning is an integral part of being human. There is a continual and entwined process of experience and reflection that takes place throughout our lives.…

There is A Huge Buzz Around STEM Education, But What Is It and How Can Your Kids Benefit From It?

populargiftspics01 The push to promote STEM education continues to rank high on the agenda for educators, industry, and public policy makers alike. But have you ever wondered what exactly STEM education looks like, or what the big deal is? You may know that STEM stands for…

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Why Crestview?

Academic Excellence The Crestview program fosters a solid foundation of basic knowledge, good study habits and sound thinking skills to tackle complex concepts that capture…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Presents the Ray Joiner Chess Tournament

ray-joiner-chess-tournament-pics01 Celebrating Volunteerism What do chess and volunteerism have in common? Fourteen years ago, a man named Ray Joiner, passionate about chess, began volunteering as a chess teacher in Pasadena Unified Schools and in PASED’s Summer Enrichment Program. The relationships he formed with his elementary and…

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What is Summer for Ramona?

Summer is traditionally known as a time for rest and relaxation. Ramona students view summer in a more broad scope by taking this time to…

Leading the Way: Student Leadership at New Horizon School Pasadena

nhsp-08-06-2018-740 When considering examples of leadership in schools, one often thinks of student government. Whether Student Body President or class representative, these elected leaders are tasked with the responsibility of building school spirit and serving their community. One candidate described the necessary qualities of a student…

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Assisted Learning Program at Arroyo Pacific Academy

Sometimes the most brilliant and intelligent students do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds. – Diane Ravitch Recognizing that some students have mild learning differences that impact their ability to benefit from traditional methods of instruction, the Assisted Learning Program is designed to respond to the needs of students who learn differently or who can benefit from reasonable accommodations to support academic progress. Students whose courses are designated as assisted learning in high school may be eligible for educational services at the college and university level. This program is not a special education program,…

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