Category: Press Releases

Honoring National Special Education Day with Tips for Parents

LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2022) – Being the parent of a child with special needs can be tough. It can lead to a lot of questioning, even in your own abilities. But you’re not alone! There are plenty of things parents can do to make sure their child gets the most out of education. Learn4Life, […]

Written by on November 29, 2022

Dropout Prevention Month: A Parent’s Playbook for Keeping Kids in School

The transition to high school from junior high was challenging for Serina V. The schoolwork became more demanding, and she found it hard to get extra help. “Everything got harder and nobody tried to understand where I needed the help. Everyone just wanted to get through the class,” said Serina, age 17, who was on […]

Written by on October 19, 2022

Teens Can Earn While They Learn Thanks to WIOA Programs in Their High Schools

Learn4Life student Aaliyah M. speaks to the public as a brand ambassador in a paid internship with WIOA program partner Access, Inc.   When students are given the opportunity to learn something they can apply in real life, they are more engaged in school and perform better academically[1]. This is one reason why Learn4Life, a […]

Written by on September 19, 2022

Could Inflation Worsen School Absenteeism Rates?

  As the school year begins, educators are worried more teens will opt out of school to work but Learn4Life highlights how flexible schedules might be the answer to keeping kids in class LOS ANGELES (August 25, 2022) – Inflation isn’t just changing our behavior at the gas pump and grocery store. More teens are […]

Written by on August 23, 2022

What Do Parents Really Want for Their Children’s Education?

Did you know the fourth Sunday of July is National Parents’ Day? President Clinton established this day in 1994 to promote responsible parenting and to recognize positive parental role models. And shouldn’t parents’ role in education be a part of this designation? While we rely on parents to make sure their children go to school, […]

Written by on July 24, 2022

Are Restaurant Wait Times Getting Longer?

Why does it take so long to get your order when you go out to eat? The number one problem is a decline in foodservice workers. Seven out of 10 operators report not having enough employees to support demand at their restaurants.1 Not only did COVID-19 change workers’ perspectives and interest in foodservice, but there […]

Written by on July 7, 2022

Good Jobs for Teens are Plentiful This Summer – Here’s How Learn4Life Students are Prepared to Land Them

Math, science, history, language are all essential classes in high school, but it’s just as important that teens learn basic workplace skills to help them land and keep a job. Learn4Life, a network of public high schools that offers personalized learning and one-on-one instruction, does just that. While earning their diplomas, all Learn4Life students complete […]

Written by on June 5, 2022

Learn4Life: One Key to Solving the Dropout Crisis is by Saving the Ninth Graders

Ninth grade is hard. Being 14 or 15 years old and experiencing multiple emotional and hormonal changes is challenging. Now after two years of remote instruction, many students entering high school as freshmen must navigate a new, larger school, while finding the schoolwork more difficult, with core classes and standardized tests. Even previous straight-A students […]

Written by on April 22, 2022

U.S. Education Secretary is Right – Make Financial Literacy Classes Mandatory

Learn4Life high school students learn how to be fiscally responsible in financial literacy classes United States Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says personal finance lessons should be mandatory in our schools, and he’s being applauded by schools like Learn4Life, which has been teaching financial literacy to its high school students for the past seven years. […]

Written by on April 20, 2022