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WILLPOWER: IMPROPER EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE ATHETES?

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer Every year there are high school seniors who receive athletic scholarships to attend a certain university. These students are usually given the offer because they have exceeded both academically and athletically, catching the interest of many collegiate teams and universities. Consequently, it is also assumed that …

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Reforming Nation’s Education System to Improve Standards and Accessibility

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Other countries’ educational standards are often compared to the U.S.’ educational standards. The U.S. is unlikely to match the educational standards of other countries because every country has different economies, demographics and government types; however, the nation should focus on reforming education by keeping standards consistent …

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High Teacher Turnover Rate Affecting Education

CINDY LUO News Editor AMBER LI Staff Writer Studies conducted nationwide from 2012 to 2014 have shown that high teacher turnover rate, the rate at which teachers quit their jobs, serves as one of the most harmful factors in education, according to Indiana Public Media. “I think that there is …

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Education through CCR

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer In today’s society, students are expected to be fully prepared for college and career life right out from high school. For students to be ready, they have to study hard and have an extensive curriculum. In addition to having a strong work ethic, students should also …

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Immigrants Stand On Border of Education

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Many students in the United States often overlook the importance of education. However, for some, even becoming a student and attending school have posed a problem. According to the New York Times, dozens of Hispanic children who recently arrived from Central America have been barred from …

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Four Lacking Areas in National Education

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Every seven years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce evaluates each state on its academic achievement, and achievements by low-income and minority students. It evaluates the state’s return on their investments, truth in advertising about student proficiency, rigor of standards, postsecondary workforce readiness, their 21st century teaching …

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Past Women Educating Today

JANET GUAN Copy Editor Women have come far in their efforts to be treated as equals to the opposite gender. Decades ago, women still did not have the most basic rights. Yet, even with these roadblocks, females of the past still shaped our experiences in education. Some major women who …

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LCFF Grants AUSD Thousands of Dollars

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer California budget cuts are an ongoing issue that have resulted in increased class sizes and cut courses. However, after years of budget cuts, the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) is qualified to obtain thousands of dollars per student in the 2013-2014 school year. Governor Jerry Brown’s …

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Constitutionality of Laws Protecting Teachers Challenged

DENISE TIEU News Editor JADE LIEU Staff Writer On Jan. 27, nine public school students in California took a lawsuit, concerning the constitutionality of laws that ensure teacher tenure and seniority, to court. The lawsuit, Vergara v. California, was first filed in May 2012 by Students Matter, a national nonprofit …

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Education Protection Laws Fail Intentions

OLIVIA CHEUNG Editor in Chief It only seems natural that educators should be held accountable for their students, right? This isn’t a trick question. Currently, the controversial statewide lawsuit Vergara v. California is challenging the constitutionality of laws that threaten the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause, claiming that not all students …

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