Twelve propositions that passed on California’s ballot for 2016 included legislation on education, plastic bags, marijuana, tobacco, criminal justice and taxation.
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In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, the California State Board of Education has rightly voted to include minority history, particularly LGBT history, in the mandatory public school curriculum across the state. The law will educate students as early as second grade on LGBT history, the community’s civil rights struggles and contributions to society.
In 2016, sex is everywhere. It is in hamburger commercials, hip hop music videos, and on social media.
Lisa Looney, associate professor of education, presented “Parental Efficacy in Helping Children with Homework from a Cultural Lens” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Associate Professor of Education Cleveland Hayes highlighted local Latino educators who are making their mark on public school education in his “We Teach Too: What Can We Learn from Marco and Arturo,” presentation Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
After years of tests and grades, students are accustomed to professors evaluating their skills, but not the other way around. At the University of La Verne, students are expected to complete course evaluations, and in many cases, are forced to fill them out.
With voting season underway, it is important to get involved and vote on the issues that will improve and benefit our public.
I’m tired of having to read articles in class that vividly describe gruesome rape cases with no warning whatsoever. I’m tired of having videos of graphic violence thrown in my face. I’m absolutely exhausted of being told to suck it up and deal with it.
Educational standards are being challenged again, after a Colorado school district recently proposed a new AP U.S. History curriculum that is “more patriotic,” creating a nationwide wave of protest from students and parents.
Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented “New Ideas in Science Education” for Monday’s faculty lecture.