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Compton College Receives Accreditation

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The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) granted initial accreditation status to Compton College during its June 7, 2017 meeting. The action establishes Compton College as an accredited college.


Lennox School District Launches School of Dentistry Program

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Lennox School District continues to thrive under the leadership of Superintendent Kent Taylor.  Mr. Taylor was the initial state trustee assigned to Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) after it was taken over by the state.  The district currently offers dual language immersion, a School of Engineering and now a School of Dentistry.  Inglewood parents with […]


Dominguez High School placed on probation by WASC

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According to Compton Unified Trustee Micah Ali the word ‘turnaround’ is a noun meaning continually moving.  Compton Unified is moving but in which direction?  In an April press release, the district lauded the increased graduation rates at their three high schools: Centennial, Compton and Dominguez.  This week 2 Urban Girls learned one of them is […]


State administrators allowed Inglewood Unified to be out of compliance with state requirements

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July 1, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed a trailer bill called Assembly Bill 86.  AB 86 allowed retirees, who were appointed by the state to lead trouble school districts, would still be allowed to collect both their full pension and a six figure salary.  Dr. Don Brann was the only person in the state of California […]


HOWARD UNIVERSITY OPENS CAMPUS AT THE GOOGLEPLEX IN MOUNTAIN VIEW

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(Mountain View, CA) – When I joined Google a decade ago, there was hardly any discussion of diversity in tech. This was long before we published our diversity numbers or understood how important it was for our workforce to reflect the diversity of our users. This was also long before we started formally recruiting from Howard […]


Will underutilized Inglewood Unified property become housing

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Will new housing developments pop up on Inglewood Unified owned property?  That is one alternative Los Angeles Unified has explored to generate revenue.  LA School Report is reporting that the nation’s second largest district is looking at options.  Inglewood Unified (IUSD) state administrator Dr. Vincent Matthews is preparing to form an ad-hoc committee to take […]


How is Inglewood Unified spending Inglewood residents tax money

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What’s going on inside of Inglewood Unified School District?  Well, four years ago Inglewood residents passed a $90 million bond to repair our schools. They did so not knowing we were in receivership.   Inglewood Unified (IUSD) operates 22 sites on property they own outright.  Property taxes remain at miniscule levels thanks to Prop 13 […]


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