First responders aren’t the only ones who feel compassion fatigue these days. Absorbing the fear and trauma of those they serve is a reality for front line workers. But now the pandemic has affected educators in this way, too. Distance learning has caused some teachers and counselors to experience their students’ difficulties more deeply than […]
Month: May 2020
HOPE Program Coordinator Staci Roth was featured on Fox 5 San Diego on Memorial Day! Staci talked about how Learn4Life is supporting our students with baby essentials through home-deliveries, by hosting virtual parent-circles and so much more.
Los Angeles Sentinel: Inglewood’s Learn4Life Center Provides Alternative Schooling for At-Risk Youth
By Lauren A. Jones, Contributing Writer In the center of a newly renovated strip mall in Inglewood, California, that houses a McDonald’s, a DD’s Discount and a beauty supply store, lies an inconspicuous office building, housing a remarkable resource center for students in pursuit of their high school diploma called Learn4Life. The educational institution provides […]
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HOPE Program Coordinator Staci Roth was featured on KTLA 5 Morning News! Staci talked about how Learn4Life is supporting our students – especially our parenting-students, through home deliveries, virtual parent-circles and so much more. Original Article Link Here
Every year, 25,000 teens give birth in California – and 70 percent of teen moms don’t graduate high school. About 1,300 of Learn4Life students are pregnant or parenting, so we are doing everything we can to keep these young mothers engaged in school and learning parenting skills – even during remote learning. Before COVID-19 […]
Home life was a toxic environment for Ethan, with his parents constantly yelling and fighting. Then because of their drug abuse, he and his little brother were placed in the foster care system. Unfortunately, there wasn’t an available family who could take them both, so they were separated. This was traumatizing for Ethan and something […]
Every teacher in every school has students who have experienced or are living with trauma in their lives – and many recognize that the trauma may be escalating with school closures. Just because we’re not in the same room as our students, we still need to support their social-emotional health and help them cope […]
Today’s colossal interruption in class as usual has inspired teachers around the country to boldly speak out about changes they want to see in education. They’re urging drastic measures to solve problems magnified during this time of COVID-19-related closures — before things get swept under the rug again. Making innovation a new normal for teaching […]
With parents working from home and children attending school online, access to internet-enabled devices is more crucial than ever. As the coronavirus pandemic creates an increasingly uncertain future for schools, educators across the United States are scrambling to find ways to help kids stay connected to their virtual classrooms. And the gap in internet infrastructure […]