Category: In The News

Personalized Learning Program Expands Giving Access to More High School Students in Watts (LA Sentinel)

From left are Eunetra Rutledge, Learn4Life; Dexter Mcleod, CEO of LA South Chamber of Commerce; Adam Ramirez, principal; Lottie Cleveland, board member of LA South Chamber of Commerce; Julie Parra, Area Superintendent; Reginald Fields, case manager for Watts Labor Community Action Committee; and Arnie Corlin, Peelian Consulting and Member of LA South Chamber of Commerce. […]

Written by on July 27, 2023

(via Univision) Teenage mothers in California: what educational options do they have to continue their academic training

Madres adolescentes en California: qué opciones educativas tienen para continuar con su formación académica De acuerdo con cifras recopiladas por los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades y el Departamento de Salud Pública en California, en el 2020 se reportaron 15,591 embarazos en menores entre los 15 y 19 años. Adam Ramírez habla […]

Written by on July 27, 2023

CCSA Charter Nation Podcast Episode 2: Change Maker Series

Learn4Life Superintendent Caprice Young was recently featured in California Charter School Association’s (CCSA) second episode of the #CharterNation podcast – Change Maker Series feat. Maria Echaveste where they discussed California Charter enrollment trends. Check out the full podcast and other episodes here: https://info.ccsa.org/blog

Written by on October 6, 2021

New San Diego Workforce Program Looks To Train Younger Generation

A proud moment for our Learn4Life student; Andrea S. spoke during a press conference with San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria regarding her intern experience through Access and SD Workforce Partnership with Old Navy. This is a great example of how our WIOA partnerships actually impact our students:   Source, via KBPS: https://www.kpbs.org/news/2021/sep/07/workforce-partnership-help-young-adults-get-jobs/

Written by on September 28, 2021

UCLA Study

Youth experiencing homelessness have many challenges that affect their school attendance and performance. COVID-19 has magnified these setbacks forcing educators to explore problems within education policies. The UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools studied the types of educational and social supports students experiencing homelessness youth in California may require to be successful in school […]

Written by on January 22, 2021

Multibriefs: Offset trauma for students by promoting positive experiences

When Christina Bethell was little, she lived in a low-income housing complex in Los Angeles where her neighbor, a quiet lady the kids called Mrs. Raccoon, always had her door open for the neighborhood kids. Every Saturday she threw a little tea party with candy to celebrate any child with a birthday that week. Bethell […]

Written by on July 27, 2020

Public Internet Should be a Right, Not a Utility

By Caprice Young, Learn4Life National Superintendent: In the 1920s, radio was an essential communications device — and it was free. In the 1950s, television became an important means of communication — and it was free. Here we are now in 2020 and there’s a big question: Why isn’t internet free when we need it to educate […]

Written by on July 14, 2020