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High Expectations for New Esteban Torres High School Pilots

February 25, 2010

After two-years of grassroots organizing to create awareness and gather support for the Pilot School model, InnerCity Struggle and the East Los Angeles Education Collaborative-comprised of community-based organizations, civic leaders, parents and students-are likely still celebrating their victory Tuesday when the LAUSD School Board voted to approve all five pilots school applications for the new Esteban Torres High School, rather then just the three and two charter schools recommended by the district's superintendent.

 

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The Innovation of Pilot Schools

Opinion Editorial

February 14, 2010

La Opinion

The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, is a federation of labor unions that represents over 800,000 workers in every key industry throughout Los Angeles County including janitorial, education and construction workers. Those men and women work hard day in and day out just to be able to provide basic sustenance for their families.

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East LA: Bold School Transformation

Opinion Editorial

February 12, 2010

City Watch

Change that parents and students can stand behind has finally reached East Los Angeles in the form of bold school transformation. Change that parents and students can stand behind has finally reached East Los Angeles in the form of bold school transformation.

Over the past few weeks, several plans for school transformation at Garfield High School and the new Esteban E. Torres High School were developed and presented to the community in preparation for a parent and community vote.


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Group Calls for Pilot School System on the Eastside

November 19, 2009

Eastern Group Publications

The Torres high school in unincorporated East Los Angeles is scheduled to open in September 2010. Some Eastside residents want it to be modeled after the Belmont Zone of Choice, Lizette Patron of InnerCity Struggle told EGP.

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Otro tipo de escuelas: las piloto

November 13, 2009

La Opinion

Cientos de padres fueron anoche a la escuela Esteban E. Torres en el este de Los Ángeles para pedir una mejor educación para sus hijos.

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Una Vision para el Este de Los Angeles

November 12, 2009

En el último año, nuestras comunidades se han visto azotadas por la recesión económica, y las escuelas continúan pagando el precio de esta crisis. California, que supo contar con un sistema educativo de primer nivel, ha caído al puesto número 50 en lo que respecta al gasto en la educación por alumno, y no se anticipa ninguna mejora a corto plazo.

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Education in the Eastside

Opinion Editorial

November 5, 2009

EGP News Service

Over the past year, our communities have been hit hard by the economic recession, and our schools continue to pay the price. California, once known for having a top educational system, has now declined to a ranking of 50th in education spending, with no sign of relief in the months to come.

 

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La Lucha del Pueblo: por la salud y la educación

October 12, 2009

La Opinion

 

 

Desde una sencilla oficina en el bulevar Whittier del Este de Los Ángeles, que da la bienvenida al visitante con un colorido mural que representa el pasado y futuro de esta comunidad, una docena de trabajadores y cinco voluntarios hacen la diferencia para que quienes estudian en esta parte de la ciudad gocen de mejores oportunidades.

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Coalición Pro Reforma Educativa en Boyle Heights Cumple Quince Años

October 8, 2009

 

La organización no lucrativa InnerCity Struggle celebró sus quince años el pasado jueves 1 de oct. en el centro de conferencias adjunto a la Catedral de Los Ángeles. La organización que ha luchado por la justicia social en Boyle Heights y el Este de Los Ángeles honro a cinco líderes comunitarios por sus contribuciones a la comunidad. Bill A. Lloyd, Yolie Flores Aguilar, Judy F. Baca, Will.i.am, y Jaime Vega fueron nombrados por la Directora Ejecutiva de InnerCity Struggle, Maria Brenes

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Un nuevo comienzo en la Roosevelt

September 8, 2009

En unas horas, 528,930 alumnos del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles (LAUSD) están llamados a iniciar clases tras el descanso veraniego. Muchos otros llevan semanas acudiendo a las aulas a estudiar en alguno de los 89 planteles que aún operan durante todo el año.

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