LARAEC Unanimously Approves Release of 90% of $28 Million

Los Angeles, CA. January 29, 2016 | Just days after CA Superintendent Tom Torlakson's January 26 letter was sent to LARAEC members the regional consortium voted unanimously to approve the release of 90% of the $28 Million non-MOE funds. Finally this money will be released for Adult Education in the Los Angeles region! Thank you to all of you who sent emails and put pressure on all of the parties involved!

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January 26 Letter from Sup't Torlakson to LARAEC

We appreciate this letter from CA Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson to members of LARAEC. We need more of this kind of state leadership so that the issue of releasing LARAEC's $28 Million for Adult Education in the Los Angeles region can be resolved as soon as possible. Thank you to those who have written emails to Sup't Torlakson using our email app!

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ACTION ALERT: Use our Email App to Contact Sup't Torlakson & Chancellor Harris

VICTORY!!! NOTE: DUE TO THE JANUARY 29 LARAEC VOTE TO RELEASE 90% OF THE NON-MOE FUNDS, THE BUTTONS BELOW HAVE BEEN DE-ACTIVATED. THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO SENT EMAILS! 

  1. Find your school below
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  3. Send the email to our California leaders and let them know we need the $28 Million for our schools now.
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Letter from LAUSD Superintendent to Sup't Torlakson

CLICK HERE or on image below for PDF

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Letter from LAUSD Superintendent to Supt Torlakson and Chancellor Harris

CLICK HERE or on image below to download PDF.

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Strengthening LA: Building a Middle-Skill Workforce to Sustain Economic Growth & Expand Opportunity

 

 

newskillsatwork-la-report.jpgLos Angeles, July 17, 2015| Well-Paying Job Opportunities Requiring Less than a College Degree Are On the Rise, But Many Angelenos Lack the Skills Required to Qualify. Report identifies critical steps the public and private sectors can take to align education and employee job training; JPMorgan Chase Contributes More Than $2.5 Million to the Effort. 

[M]uch of the funding for adult literacy services that could help prospective workers gain the basic work readiness skills they need has been reduced since 2009, the report found. This opportunity gap threatens not only individual economic mobility but also the future of the region’s middle-skill employee pipeline. CLICK HERE or on the image to read the full report.

 

 

CLICK HERE or on the image below to read the full media release from July 17, 2015

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Join our Alumni Network!

Join our new ALUMNI NETWORK! Click here to find your school.

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Juan Noguera speaks to CA Assembly Budget Sub Committee in Sacramento

On March 24, 2015 Juan Noguera spoke before the CA Assembly Budget Sub Committee calling for the restoration of Adult Education programs to the levels they were before. He states that due to cuts, in Los Angeles alone, enrollment is down from 300,000+ to 98,000 students.

 

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Assemblymember Patty Lopez visits East Valley Skills Center

December 18, 2014 | Sun Valley, CA | Assemblymember Patty Lopez visited with students, faculty and staff of East Valley Skills Center.  She took photos with school leaders and Student Council reps who organized a Food Drive in which donations were given to the local community based organization MEND in Pacoima (http://mendpoverty.org). She also attended the annual faculty holiday reception. The Honorable Patty Lopez said the visit was like a homecoming, as she was herself once an Adult Ed student at North Valley Occupational Center.

 

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