With heavy construction activity beginning this month next to the Our Lady of Guadalupe murals on Mednik Avenue at Cesar Chavez Avenue , some locals are wondering, “What’s going on? Who’d mess with Our Lady! Are they covering it up? Preparing to move it? Or worse, is it going to be demolished?”
As the Orange County Register recently reported, the University of California continues to increase the numbers of low-income and underrepresented students in the incoming freshman class, demonstrating our commitment to provide a world-class education to California’s most talented and hardworking students regardless of their background or income.
For the second year in a row, KIPP LA celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a Los Angeles law firm. Skadden volunteers spent the holiday beautifying KIPP Comienza Community Prep’s new campus.
Music gives our KIPPsters the opportunity to show grit and zest through practice and performance. Recently, KIPP LA Prep’s Modern Band performed at the House of Blues in Hollywood and KIPP Scholar Academy had its first-ever band performance.
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy has trumpeted his $1 billion iPad project as transformational. As with many reformers, Deasy sees data as a pillar of his administration.
But when asked for evidence that points toward a transformation, Deasy said in an interview that it's all too new. Instead, he listed imperatives.