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Tim Shriver, The Case for Social and Emotional Learning

0 Comments October 19, 2019

EdSource Today, October 19, 2019 This week, we have a conversation with Tim Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics and co-founder of CASEL, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. Shriver shares what social and emotional learning looks like in a classroom and why he believes educators must be taught these practices. Shriver will be the […]

Teachers in California, Michigan Spend the Most to Stock Their Classrooms

0 Comments September 2, 2019

Educators spend an average of more than $450 on supplies for their classrooms, according to a new study. By Andrew Soergel, Senior Reporter, U.S. News Aug. 26, 2019, at 3:03 p.m. WITH BACK-TO-SCHOOL season in full swing, a new report suggests teachers will be shelling out hundreds of dollars on classroom supplies that they will need during […]

Summer Food Service Program: LAUSD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

0 Comments June 26, 2019

Published Jun 10, 2019 at 6:46 AM | Updated at 7:46 AM PDT on Jun 10, 2019 by NBC 4 The Los Angeles Unified School District will continue its Summer Food Service Program, providing free and nutritional meals to anyone between the ages of 1 and 18 years old without requiring them to participate in […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION

0 Comments May 18, 2019

KNOW THE SIGNS According to 2014 data, suicide is the second leading cause of death among U.S. teens. People who are suicidal often do or say things that are signals they may be thinking about committing suicide. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) shares common warning signs to watch for: Threats or comments about […]

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

0 Comments March 24, 2019

Spanish –What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults? The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1 E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides […]

POLICY REPORT: PTA SURVEY REVEALS PARENTS’ VIEWS ON SCIENCE EDUCATION (NGSS)

0 Comments January 21, 2019

November 6, 2018 Media Contacts: Brad Waller, Vice President for Communications, bwaller@capta.org Michelle Eklund, Assistant Executive Director, 951-314-3707 or meklund@capta.org Nine Out of 10 Parents Agree Learning Science is Equally Important as Reading, Writing and Math DOWNLOAD REPORT California parents say that science learning is vitally important and they support the kinds of changes in science instruction […]

How Can Students Learn to Distinguish Misinformation From Real News?

0 Comments October 6, 2018

By Catherine Gewertz on October 4, 2018 9:03 AM Guest Blogger for Education Week at blogs.edweek.org Teachers have a new media-literacy tool they can use to help high school students steer clear of misinformation. The free online game, called NewsFeed Defenders, was released Thursday, as mid-term election campaigns heat up. It invites students to pretend that they’re moderating an […]

Family Engagement Bill AB 2878 Signed Into Law by the Governor

0 Comments October 2, 2018

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT BILL AB 2878 SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2878, sponsored by California State PTA and co-authored by Assemblymember Rocky Chavez and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Signed yesterday, this legislation will add research-based family engagement guidance and practice into the California Education Code. […]

HELP STRENGTHEN FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IN SCHOOLS

0 Comments September 7, 2018

California State PTA is proud to sponsor Assembly Bill 2878 (Chávez), which has passed through the Senate and the Assembly. We need your help to encourage Governor Brown to sign this measure into law! This measure would simply add family engagement to Priority #3 (Parental Involvement) of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). LCFF Priority 3 […]

Direct Appeal 2018-2019

0 Comments August 31, 2018

  Welcome back to we hope is another successful year at Eagle Rock High School. During the 2017-2018 school year, our school accomplished many achievements in Academics, Arts, and Athletics. Our middle school culmination rate was 95% for the eighth graders and 98% graduation rate for the seniors. Our middle school culmination rate was 95% for […]