U.S. to designate poor L.A. areas a ‘Promise Zone,’ eligible for aid
Via The Los Angeles Times | By Soumya Karlamangla The White House on Wednesday will designate a swath of Los Angeles a “Promise Zone,” a move intended to marshal millions of dollars in federal resources for pockets of poverty under a signature program of the Obama administration. Marking the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s launch...
By LA School Report | January 8, 2014
State DOE is Restoring Support for Federal Cuts in Head Start
Three days after the Obama administration warned that thousands of low-income California children would be shut out of federally funded Head Start preschool programs, the California Department of Education announced today distribution of $25 million in state “restoration” funds. The state money is intended to salvage preschool services as part of the California State Preschool Program, which...
By LA School Report | August 22, 2013