Tag Archives: Crenshaw High School

Local Teens Celebrated at the Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds Awards

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The Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds awards honored local teen from around the Greater Los Angeles area, to assist them with paying for college. The teens come from diverse backgrounds and have overcome tremendous odds that the organization was proud to recognize.  The Beat the Odds scholarship program began in 1990 to […]

.@LarryElder discusses #CommonCore, Tupac and Black Leadership with the Urban Girl

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People who know me personally are aware of my LOVE for best-selling author and radio talk show host Larry Elder.  Many in the black community are not fond of his direct and at times unpopular topics of discussions, but he does manage to ruffle folks feathers and get you thinking critically. I regularly retweet his […]


Crenshaw High School graduates receive $350k in scholarships

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Crenshaw High School celebrated their 46th Annual Commencement ceremonies with a graduating class of 240 students with 56 graduating with honors and receiving more than $350k in scholarships.


Where you at Crenshaw High Parents

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasey walked the halls of Crenshaw High School last year and declared the school one of the worst in the district and in desperate need of reorganization.  Graduation rates were low.  Teachers were under fire, literally and many were asked not to return. Since, LAUSD has made headlines for a $30 million dollar contract […]

Inglewood USD Teachers Should Pay Attention to Crenshaw High School

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Not all is peaches and cream when your public school converts to charter.  Nearly half of Crenshaw High School teachers will not return due to not being asked back due to campus reorganization.

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