Innovative STEM Teaching Program Wins My LA2050 Activation Challenge

A California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) teacher-training program that combines classroom training, real-time feedback, and group collaboration received the most votes in the “learn” category of the Goldhirsh Foundation’s My LA2050 Activation Challenge. The result: a $200,000 LA2050 grant to expand the program to more schools. The crowdsourcing contest…

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Community College is the Best Bet to Beat the Long-Term Unemployment Problem

By Art Bilger, Founder & CEO of WorkingNation Well-funded and forward-looking community colleges are key to a state’s competitive future and might be the ultimate hedge against structural unemployment. The most successful states are scaling innovative training and education programs at their community colleges in partnership with local governments and…

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L.A. Story: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future

Tomorrow Eric Garcetti will be sworn in for his second term as mayor of Los Angeles. Like those who have come before him, he will stand on the steps of City Hall, raise his hand, and affirm that he will work to improve the quality of life for all Angelenos….

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