News, updates and perspectives on the future of education from Learn4Life.
Month: January 2020
Learn4Life hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for our new City Heights Learning Center on Tuesday, January 28th Special thank you to everyone that attended this special event: Ariel Gibbs from Sen. Ben Hueso’s Office. LaShae Collins from Dr. Shirley Weber’s Office. George Soliman from San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Tootie Thomas, Executive Director & […]
Learn4Life is excited to participate in our fifth year of National School Choice Week, the world’s largest celebration of opportunity in public education. In California alone there are more than 2,800 School Choice events happening throughout the state! January 26 kicks off National School Choice Week and it’s a good time to examine school choice […]
On Thursday, January 23, 2020, Three Learn4Life graduates were presented with a $10,000 scholarship check (split 3-ways) presented by the Lancaster Jethawks Baseball Foundation. —– From the MILB website:The JetHawks Youth Baseball League is a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Antelope Valley, with title sponsorship provided by Learn4Life. The goal of the Lancaster […]
High school students at Learn4Life in Tulare and Visalia can now earn data analysis certifications through Microsoft’s Imagine Academy, thanks to a partnership between Microsoft, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), Jobs for California Graduates (J4CG) and Learn4Life. In-demand STEM-sector jobs such as computer science, IT infrastructure, productivity applications and data science are waiting for […]
What options do low-income families have if their neighborhood school is subpar? Affluent parents have many choices – they can move to a good school district or opt for a private school. If the school doesn’t have tutors, mentors or after-school activities, they can pay for those services. Less privileged families don’t have that luxury […]
Which social implications have the most immediate and strongest impact on a child’s development and well-being? First are the child’s family circumstances, and second is the ranking of their school. Learn4Life’s National Advisory Board Member and Director of the Center for Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation Dr. Lindsey Burke penned a recent commentary about […]
Civil Rights Activist and Education Reform Advocate Dr. Howard Fuller Visits Inglewood Learning Center
Dr. Howard Fuller has a decades-long career promoting school choice. He is a distinguished professor and founder/director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University, which supports exemplary education options that transform learning for children and empower families to choose the best school possible, especially those of low income. Parents and students […]
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) public policy think tank took a deep dive into the concept of personalized learning driven by individualized instruction in a recently published report. Resident scholars from AEI visited high schools in the Learn4Life network, which focus on helping at-risk students and re-engaging dropouts. The report points out that “relationships are […]
On January 8, 2020 Jonna Hoyt from our Escondido Learning Center changed her story. Jonna has plans to attend Palomar College pursuing a career in Therapy and Counseling!