The Importance of Social Emotional Learning

LEANNE ANG & TOMMY LY STAFF WRITERS Throughout the entire school year, students undergo a tiring cycle that stunts their social and emotional growth. Many students are in a system that has little to no emphasis on the social emotional development of the young minds within these indoctrination systems. As the education system slowly evolves, it is time to make

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UCLA and UC Irvine Dominate Rankings in Recent Study

AMY PATEL & AMBER MOLINA STAFF WRITERS Many elite high school students aim for a future at highly ranked colleges including Harvard University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and Columbia University. Two Southern California schools have been recently reported to dominate rankings: University of California Irvine  [UCI] and University of California Los Angeles [UCLA]. According to a

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New Bill Proposed to Start High School Earlier

RUBY LA STAFF WRITER A bill proposed by California State Senator Anthony Portantino would require California secondary schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Senate Education Committee approved SB 328, which states schools will implement by July 1, 2020. However, this bill was voted down by the state assembly. The State Senate Committee debated

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Betsy DeVos Changes Sexual Assault Guides

LYLLI DUONG STAFF WRITER In 2011, President Obama’s administration decided to make the policy toward sexual assault more strict by putting more effort into finding the person at fault. Betsy DeVos, the current Secretary of Education, on the other hand, wishes to change the decision made. According to San Gabriel Valley Tribune (SGVT), DeVos claims that the guide Obama’s administration

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