Month: December 2019

HOPE Program Holiday Parties

Learn4Life’s HOPE Program hosted family-friendly holiday parties at 11 @learn4life learning centers, complete with Photos w/ Santa, Toy Giveaways, Arts & Crafts, and even a visit from ELSA!!

Written by on December 20, 2019

Culinary Arts CTE Holiday Cookies

In the holiday spirit, our Culinary Arts students made TONS of holiday cookies! 🍪 The variety included cheesecake brownies, chocolate chunk, financiers, madeleines, shortbread, thumbprint cookies, and spritz cookies… all packaged in Gramma’s tins!  

Written by on December 19, 2019

New study shows that California’s anti-charter law will be ‘devastating’ for LA students via

After years of growth, the future of California’s charter sector is in doubt. With the passage of Assembly Bill 1505, which places numerous restrictions on the expansion and operation of charter schools in the Golden State, opponents of charters have claimed their biggest prize since the 2016 election when President Donald Trump’s education secretary, Betsy DeVos, replaced […]

Written by on December 18, 2019

Microsoft Job Certifications Offered to Kings Valley Academy II High School Students

High school students at Learn4Life Kings Valley Academy II in Tulare, CA can now earn data analysis certifications through Microsoft’s Imagine Academy, thanks to a partnership between Microsoft, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), Jobs for California Graduates (J4CG) and Learn4Life. In-demand STEM-sector jobs such as computer science, IT infrastructure, productivity applications and data science are […]

Written by on December 10, 2019

Issac Ngor Bell Ringing

On December 6, 2019 Issac Ngor changed his story, ringing in his graduation requirements and the next chapter of his life.

Written by on December 6, 2019

UPS is Hiring…Learn4Life Students!

As the largest global courier delivery service, UPS delivers 20 million packages every day. So, they are constantly looking for great employees to help with everything from package delivery and management to IT and sales/marketing. So they were eager to partner with us and get some of our highly motivated students on their way to […]

Written by on December 5, 2019

What a School Counselor Should NEVER Say

Jazzmine, a vivacious, energetic young lady, became homeless when the rent was raised on her family’s apartment. When their only option became the United Rescue Mission (URM), Jazzmine’s world turned upside down; she was dealing with fear and uncertainty. The family took two busses to get to the URM, and as they neared skid row, […]

Written by on December 5, 2019

While California is Failing its Homeless Students, Ours Are Graduating

A recent report shows that California schools are not identifying their homeless students, and thus not referring them to readily available resources. More than a quarter of schools in California have not identified a single homeless student, yet five to 10 percent of the state’s 4.3 million economically disadvantaged youths, those who qualify for free […]

Written by on December 5, 2019