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HER Launches Grant Program to Support Women-Owned Restaurants in Los Angeles, Sponsored by Doordash

Following a groundbreaking collaborative event featuring women-owned restaurants across Los Angeles in January 2021 called 10 Days RE:Her, newly formed non-profit RE:Her today announced a Covid-19 relief grant program, sponsored by DoorDash. RE:Her...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Schools    May 1, 2021

SMMUSD Preparing to Sell $280 Million in Bonds to Fund Classroom Improvements

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is preparing to sell $280 million of bonds for both Measure M (for Malibu Schools) and Measure SMS (for Santa Monica Schools) in the coming months,...

 

DC Dance of LA Win Dance Scholarships

This past weekend, dancers from DC Dance of Los Angeles attended Radix Dance to compete and take classes with today's top choreographers in the industry. This was their first regional competition sinc...

 

SMMUSD Rejects Latest Proposal from Malibu; Separation Hearing Saturday

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education on Friday morning voted 5-2 to reject the latest City of Malibu counter proposal on "unification" or separation. This latest offer...

 

School Board Member Responds to School Board Recall Petition.

This petition against me is categorically false, mean-spirited, and harmful to our exemplary school district. The recall is baseless and does not serve our students or the voters of Santa Monica and M...

 
 By Jack Simon    Schools    April 2, 2021

SMMUSD Will Fully Reopen Elementary Schools April 19, Secondary Schools April 26

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has just announced it will officially reopen its campuses for full-time, in-person instruction on April 19 for elementary students and on April 26 for...

 
 By Jack Simon    Schools    March 29, 2021

SMMUSD Preparing to Fully Reopen All Schools After Spring Break, says Santa Monica Malibu Schools Superintendent

All the students in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District may fully return to their physical classrooms as early as April 12. SMMUSD Supt. Ben Drati made it clear this past weekend that the...

 

'Critical Race Theory' Remains at Heart of New California Education Curriculum Despite Scholars' Warnings

Despite warnings from more 100 university scholars and academics that the third draft of the state-mandated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) contained numerous empirically false and politically-...

 
 By Corva Corvax    Schools    March 12, 2021

90 Percent of the Country's Law Schools Have "Excessive Whiteness" says Law Professor at University of Dayton

In a document that could have come straight from a reverse version of Jim Crow, "The Whitest Law School Report" ranks 200 of the nation's law schools in terms of the percentage of white students...

 

LBUSD will begin in-person elementary school instruction on Monday, March 29, says Mayor

Long Beach Unified School District plans to resume in-person classes for grades K through 5 in March 2021. Schools have been closed since March 19, 2020 due to Covid-19. Long Beach Mayor Robert...

 

Scholars Challenge the Benefits of Teaching Critical Race Theory to Children, Pointing at California's Re-Proposed Ethnic Studies Curriculum as a Cautionary Tale

In a scholarly review sent last week to California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and President of the State Board of Education Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, thirty-five...

 

Sylvan Learning Goes On: Is your child excelling this year or has Covid left them behind?

Sylvan Santa Monica has reopened for virtual instruction amid the ongoing pandemic. We spoke with Managing Director, Ed Guirguis, and found they have a deep commitment to help local families....

 

'Kingdom of the Sweets" provides a welcome reprieve - celebrating the resilience of local dancers in Holiday favorite

For 47 consecutive years, Southern California's longest running production of The Nutcracker has delighted audiences of all ages. This year in the age of Covid – with renewed determination, grace,...

 

UC Barred from Using Standardized Tests in Admissions and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge rules that passage of SB 394 violated state Constitution Instead of having the opportunity to present his case before the parole board next summer, convicted murderer...

 

SMC Board Passes Resolution in Support of Carbon Dividend Act

SANTA MONICA, CA-The Santa Monica College (SMC) Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution at their meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 6 that urges Congress to approve HR 763: Energy Innovation...

 

"GRACE AND GRIT" - a film depicting the power of dance in difficult times. Young Dance Students and Professional Alumni Present Drive-in Dance Film

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica announces a drive-in film event for arts advocacy at the Santa Monica College Bundy Campus' East Parking lot, to be held Friday & Saturday, October 9th & 10th,...

 

Another Professor Admits to Masquerading as a Black Woman, In Order to Advance in Academia`

In shades of the famous Rachel Dolezal case, a white Jewish woman from Kansas has come forward and said that her career as an African American studies professor was a fraud. George Washington...

 

SMMUSD's New Anti-Racism Curriculum May Do More Harm than Good

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Ben Drati sent an email to parents and the public outlining the district's plans to combat racism, including a website of parent resources,...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    Schools    July 22, 2020

Let's Use Covid-19 to Rethink America's Public Schools. They're Obsolete, Anyway

All over the United States, local and national leaders debate the possibility of opening school in the fall. In many areas, officials and teachers are reluctant to invite children to congregate and...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    Schools    July 19, 2020

Covid-19: SMMUSD Staff Recommends Distance Learning Only When Schools Reopen in August

Today staff at the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District recommended learning occur solely from a distance when school reopens in August. The SMMUSD School Board will decide at their July 16...

 
 By Stan Greene    Schools    July 10, 2020

Only Seniors and Students who Need to Maintain U.S. Visa Status, Invited Back to MIT for Fall 2020

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced its plans for Fall semester 2020. In light of ICE's plan to deport foreign college students who are only enrolled online, MIT will invite all...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Schools    July 8, 2020

Harvard Announces All 2020-2021 Academic Courses Will Be Taught Online; Tuition Remains $50,000 a year.

America's oldest college, Harvard University has announced that it will teach all of next year's courses online. In addition, it will not decrease it's annual undergraduate tuition of $49,653 per...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    Schools    May 16, 2020

No, SMMUSD Superintendent Ben Drati didn't call you and ask you to buy him a gift card

SMMUSD spokes woman Gail Pinsker sent an e mail on Tuesday afternoon, warning local families that they may receive phone calls from scanners urging them to purchase gift cards for local schools. Appar...

 

SMC Will Remain Closed in Fall 2020, With Classes Online Only Due to #Covid19

If you're planning to be a Freshman next year at SMC, you'll have to do it online. Santa Monica College has cancelled its fall semester due to Covid-19. "Can you believe this? It's not easy for many...

 
 By Grace Smith    Schools    April 26, 2020

SMC Corsair Wins Multiple JACC Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The Corsair, Santa Monica College's student-run news outlet, has won an award for "online general excellence" from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) and four student photojournal...

 

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