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It's Bigger Than Us Partners With Baldwin Hills Crenshaw To Host Its 3RD Annual Back 2 School Event

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 4:00am

LOS ANGELES,  Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Non-profit Organization, It's Bigger Than Us 501c(3) (IBTU), will host its 3rd Annual Back 2 School event on Saturday, Aug. 6th, 2022, at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw shopping center (3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008) with a volunteer start at 9 a.m.; event celebrations begin at 1 p.m. This event will provide students from South Los Angeles with 5,000 backpacks, school supplies, family-friendly activities, and resources to improve the health and well-being of families.

Key Points: 
  • I'm excited that we will partner with the legendary Baldwin Hills Crenshaw shopping center this year.
  • All of my childhood was spent hanging out at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw shopping, eating, and going to the movie theater with friends and family to now be able to host IBTU's 3rd Annual Back 2 School event here is a dream."
  • Volunteers will assemble 1,750 elementary school backpacks, 1,500 middle school backpacks, and 1,750 high school backpacks.
  • About Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Baldwin Hills Crenshaw (BHC) is an 870,000-square-foot retail destination located at the intersection of Crenshaw Blvd.

FENDER CUSTOM SHOP™ AND ILLUMINATION JOIN FORCES TO CREATE ONE-OF-A-KIND "FENDER® x MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU" COLLECTION TO SUPPORT FENDER PLAY FOUNDATION™, MUSIC EDUCATION IN LOS ANGELES

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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 2:00pm

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fender Custom Shop™ (FCS) and The Fender Play Foundation™ (FPF) today announced the "Fender® x Minions: The Rise of Gru" Collection in collaboration with legendary animation studio Illumination and its recent release of Minions: The Rise of Gru. To continue supporting the Foundation's efforts to equip, educate and inspire the next generation of players, all proceeds from the sales of the Minions: The Rise of Gru inspired instruments will support the FPF's music education programs with elementary and middle school students in Los Angeles. With the otherworldly creativity of Illumination designers, Fender Custom Shop Master Builders built one-of-a-kind instruments inspired by the beloved Minions universe and the importance of music to the franchise. Each creation was thoughtfully crafted in a collaborative effort to create stunning, unique, and endearing guitars that will be loved for many years to come. The collection of bespoke, master-built guitars, bass and ukulele are available for purchase globally. Information on how to buy any model is available on fender.com or by contacting fenderplayfoundation@fender.com

Key Points: 
  • With the otherworldly creativity of Illumination designers, Fender Custom Shop Master Builders built one-of-a-kind instruments inspired by the beloved Minions universe and the importance of music to the franchise.
  • Together, we are harnessing the power and creativity of our movies and characters to help expand equitable access to music and arts education for all."
  • Fender x Minions: The Rise of Gru Collection includes:
    Masterbuilt by Kyle McMillin, the custom Minions Stratocaster guitar is a Dakota Red guitar outfitted with unique fret markers and pearl inlays.
  • Thorn commented on his Otto's Moon Bass guitar: "The Illumination team is an incredibly talented group of artists and designers.

THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS FOUNDATION, LOS ANGELES DODGERS AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM UP WITH THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL FOOD BANK TO FIGHT HUNGER

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 10:00pm

"Today, we're here at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank launching our All-Star Weekend Essentials BackPack Program," says the Dodger Foundation CEO Nichol Whiteman.

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  • "Today, we're here at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank launching our All-Star Weekend Essentials BackPack Program," says the Dodger Foundation CEO Nichol Whiteman.
  • "The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is so grateful to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Major League Baseball and to everyone involved in this event, "said Michael Flood, President and CEO of the LA Regional Food Bank.
  • The LA Regional Food Bank thanks the Dodger Foundation, Dodgers and MLB for their continued support of the fight against hunger.
  • The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has been mobilizing resources to fight hunger in Los Angeles County since 1973.

California Schools Partner with Subject's Virtual Education Platform To Provide Students and Teachers with Curriculum Solutions in Imperial County

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 12:05pm

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accredited online learning platform, Subject, announces partnerships with California high schools in Calexico Unified School District (CUSD) and Brawley Union High School District (BUHSD) serving Imperial County communities with digital curriculum expansion and credit recovery solutions.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accredited online learning platform, Subject , announces partnerships with California high schools in Calexico Unified School District (CUSD) and Brawley Union High School District (BUHSD) serving Imperial County communities with digital curriculum expansion and credit recovery solutions.
  • Subject is accredited by WASC and offers standards-aligned curriculum approved by the College Board, NCAA and UC-AG.
  • Brawley Union High School District's English Learner Summer Program students are utilizing Subject's Pre-Algebra and Integrated Math I and II courses.
  • Subject is a digital learning platform delivering core, AP and elective courses, currently available in 100+ schools nationwide.

California Credit Union and Los Angeles Unified School District Announce 2022 "Rookie of the Year" Teacher Awards

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 4:36pm

California Credit Union created the Rookie of the Year program in partnership with LAUSD to acknowledge first-year District teachers who have shown exemplary commitment to education.

Key Points: 
  • California Credit Union created the Rookie of the Year program in partnership with LAUSD to acknowledge first-year District teachers who have shown exemplary commitment to education.
  • California Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California.
  • With more than 165,000 members and assets of over $4 billion, California Credit Union has 24 branches throughout Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.
  • The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union.

LAUSD Selects Zum To Make Student Transportation Greener, Safer and More Equitable

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 2:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has awarded a transportation contract valued at over $400 million to Zūm, the leader in modern student transportation. The decision, approved by the LAUSD board of directors, signals the district's commitment to replacing an archaic, legacy transportation system with a cleaner, safer and more equitable solution for the students and families of Los Angeles county.

Key Points: 
  • LAUSD is the second largest school district in the country, serving more than 650,000 students across more than 1,000 school campuses.
  • As the first and only 100% carbon neutral student transportation company in the U.S., Zum is committed to working with LAUSD to transition the bus fleet to electric vehicles.
  • By selecting Zum, districts are demonstrating their commitment to modernizing student transportation to ensure equity and access for all students.
  • LAUSD joins the growing number of innovative school districts, including San Francisco, Oakland and Seattle, that have partnered with Zum to modernize student transportation and break away from the status quo.

ALLIANCE COLLEGE-READY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN TEACHER COMPENSATION, MAKING THE NETWORK THE HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IN LA COUNTY

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 10:26pm

LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance College-Ready Public Schools announced today that for the upcoming school year, total teacher compensation will increase on average by $14,000 for current Alliance teachers. This comes as Alliance continues to deepen its commitment to support educators. Despite one of the most tumultuous years on record and amidst a national teacher shortage, an incredible 90% of Alliance educators are returning for the 2022-23 school year.

Key Points: 
  • This is particularly true for schools that serve communities most impacted by COVID-19 as we do here at Alliance.
  • This teacher increase is the latest of a series of compensation increases across different roles at Alliance."
  • This year, US News & World Report ranked Alliance College-Ready Public Schools among the best high schools in the nation.
  • Six Alliance schools right here in Los Angeles are in the top 100 public high schools in California.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Announces New CEO, Lyn Morris, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services (Didi Hirsch), home of the nation's premier Suicide Prevention Center and a leading provider of whole-person mental health and crisis care, has appointed Lyn Morris, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) as Chief Executive Officer of the 80-year-old organization, effective June 1, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services (Didi Hirsch), home of the nation's premier Suicide Prevention Center and a leading provider of whole-person mental health and crisis care, has appointed Lyn Morris, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) as Chief Executive Officer of the 80-year-old organization, effective June 1, 2022.
  • "With her over two decades of experience with Didi Hirsch and extraordinary professional capabilities, this will be an effortless transition for Didi Hirsch," said Michael Wierwille, Chair of the Didi Hirsch Board of Directors.
  • Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services transforms lives by providing mental health, substance use and suicide prevention services in our most vulnerable communities across Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
  • Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been a national leader in whole-person mental health and crisis care for 80 years.

Education Technology Market Is Expected To Reach $998.4 Billion by 2030, says P&S Intelligence

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Monday, April 18, 2022 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The global education technology market size was estimated at $237.6 billion in 2021, and it is expected to touch $998.4 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17.3%.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The global education technology market size was estimated at $237.6 billion in 2021, and it is expected to touch $998.4 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17.3%.
  • Individual learners generated above $100 billion in education technology market revenue in 2021 as they are more open to garnering new skills.
  • Thus, hardware accounted for approximately 60% of the revenue in the education technology market in 2021, attributed to the strengthening significance of digital classrooms.
  • COVID-19 has boosted the adoption of advanced education technology and emphasized the prospect of education innovations encouraged by EdTech institutions.

Education Technology Market Is Expected To Reach $998.4 Billion by 2030, says P&S Intelligence

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Monday, April 18, 2022 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The global education technology market size was estimated at $237.6 billion in 2021, and it is expected to touch $998.4 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17.3%.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The global education technology market size was estimated at $237.6 billion in 2021, and it is expected to touch $998.4 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17.3%.
  • Individual learners generated above $100 billion in education technology market revenue in 2021 as they are more open to garnering new skills.
  • Thus, hardware accounted for approximately 60% of the revenue in the education technology market in 2021, attributed to the strengthening significance of digital classrooms.
  • COVID-19 has boosted the adoption of advanced education technology and emphasized the prospect of education innovations encouraged by EdTech institutions.