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LBNC Education and Recreation & Parks Committees Win VANC’s “Best of Working Collaboratively to Invest in Education for the Future of Our Children” Award

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“Best of…Working Collaboratively to invest in education for the future of our children” – Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council – Education and Recreation & Parks CommitteesWhen Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council board members were told that their stakeholders were going to move so they could send their children to “good” public schools, Lake Balboa NC created an Education Committee and tasked itself...
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Bidens, Garcetti Launch Free Community College Program

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The program to provide a free year at Los Angeles Community College District was inspired by calls made under America's College Promise. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles education officials Wednesday to launch a program that will provide a year of free community college tuition to Los Angeles Unified School Dist...
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Lake Balboa’s HighTech Los Angeles Makes Newsweek’s List of Top High Schools

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Newsweek’s list of the best public high schools in the country is out, and 51 California high schools made the list, which ranked the 500 best high schools nationwide. The top-ranked school in the state was Whitney (Gretchen) High School in Cerritos, which came in seventh nationwide. The school ranked the highest in California for 2015. Here's a look at all of the California high schools tha...
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LA Unified Town Hall Meeting

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L.A. Unified, Local District Northeast (NE) and Local District Northwest (NW) Invite you to meet L.A. Unified Superintendent Michelle King with Local District NE Superintendent Byron Maltez and Local District NW Superintendent Vivian Ekchian Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Pacoima Middle School Auditorium 9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Pacoima, CA 91331 (Entrance on Kagel Canyon) 8:00 am Doors Ope...
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Lake Balboa mural honors slain journalist Daniel Pearl

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From http://www.dailynews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150524/lake-balboa-mural-honors-slain-journalist-daniel-pearl Students from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School painted a colorful mural featuring the slain Wall Street Journal reporter’s image for which the school is named on Haskell avenue near Victory Boulevard this weekend with Los Angeles police West Valley cadets. The Lake Balboa N...
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Second Wall Mural Project Is a Great Success

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On June 27th and 28th, 2014, the second wall mural on the west side of Haskell near Haynes has been designed and executed by high school students from Birmingham Community Charter High School. The mural design contest was created by Allen Nelson and Roxan Hartstein as a way for our high school students to work to acquire the 40 hours of community service they need for graduation and to beautif...
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Mural Day this Saturday in Lake Balboa! Oct 19

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On Saturday October 19, 2013, starting at 10am, we are having "Mural Day"! The students were the winners in the Design Contest we held for the naming of "Lake Balboa" celebration with our on going efforts to beautify and call attention to the Lake Balboa Community. Students from Magnolia Science Academy 2, working with our LBNC councils "Community Improvement Projects Committee" and City Cou...
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Walk to School Day

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What is Walk to School Day? Walk to School Day is a yearly national event that encourages physical activity among children and youth. It is a way for parents, students, school personnel and other community members to directly experience the walk to school as they walk with students on the day of the event. It often generates wider teaching about the importance of physical activity, awareness of t...
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Crowds Turn out to Learn about Local Control Funding Formula at Spring 2013 Valley Schools Task Force

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From galatzangazette.com More than 85 people crowded into the Daniel Pearl Magnet High School auditorium on a recent Monday night to learn more about Governor Brown’s proposed Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), and what it will mean for the Valley and Los Angeles public schools. Tamar and District officials, Matt Hill and Edgar Zazueta, answer audience members' questions.Tamar holds these...
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