Learn4Life is launching a Civic Literacy & Media Influence Fellowship with first cohort starting Monday, July 19. Four to six students/alumni will be selected by a panel to participate in the paid Fellowship program. In this paid position, students/alums will be mentored by Charles Ellison, an award-winning analyst for WURD Radio, former SiriusXM Channel host, […]
Month: June 2021
Echo Carter was always a bright, happy and outgoing child, but when she got to junior high, she became the target of bullies. “I was always a good student — the problem was the social environment for me.
California legislators are constantly being swayed by the teachers’ unions to greatly limit nonclassroom-based (NCB) charter schools – yet it turns out that most politicians and parents don’t understand the NCB model. What is a nonclassroom-based charter school? First, what it is not. Nonclassroom-based does not mean online only. In fact, only about one-third of […]
Learn4Life schools reported a “very low” suspension rate of 0.2% in the 2019-20 school year compared to a “medium” suspension rate of 2.5% reported by all California schools and much lower than other Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) schools serving high-risk students at 4.2%. Suspensions can have a negative impact on student outcomes, both short- […]
Echo Carter was always a bright, happy and outgoing child, but when she got to junior high, she became the target of bullies. “I was always a good student — the problem was the social environment for me. Kids would bully me constantly and it got to the point where I was depressed, didn’t want […]
Good news… we have stopped AB 1316 in this legislative session. Thank you for your letters and calls! It made a significant difference in protecting students and equity in education. The bill was moved to inactive status, which means the bill is dead for this calendar year. It could be brought back up in 2022, […]