University Park Family's Blog – December 2009 Archive (5)

Reduced cost SAT Test Prep Clas

Wanna go to college - This is one of the first steps! The better you do on the SAT, the more choices you'll have in where you go and the more scholarship money you will be offered.



This is intense - 8 Saturdays from January 16th to March 6th.



Cost: $50 payable in money order only to “The Princeton Review." This is nothing for a Princeton Review course which normally costs hundreds of dollars.



Grades: Students in 10th and 11th. You must start early!

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Added by University Park Family on December 15, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Engilsh and Spanish as a Second language combo promotes learning and creates a cultural bridge

NANDC presents I HABLA U, an English as a Second Language (ESL) class and a Spanish as a Second Language (SSL) class taught in tandem by USC Masters Students.



Each student receives a community member mentor or study buddies to exchange information, to meet and speak to outside of class.



ESL classes are an important step for economic development within the Latino Community, NANDC says. Becoming proficient in English can also provide a stronger sense of belonging to the… Continue

Added by University Park Family on December 14, 2009 at 2:43pm — No Comments

USC JazzReach brings sound of music to University Park neighborhood *updated

*Carl Oser, profiled in the story below, plays at Cafe Corsa in November.



USC Thornton School studet Carl Oser wrote "P.S" at the end of the email:



“I've attached to this email an mp3 from one of our rehearsals last year when I directed the jazz choir at the 32nd Street Elementary School.… Continue

Added by University Park Family on December 11, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Manual Arts: Under new management

MLA Partner Schools has taken over the historic campus just south of USC with a team of idealistic former teachers, big-name Hollywood backers and a $4-million grant from Amgen Inc.



At the 100-year-old Manual… Continue

Added by University Park Family on December 10, 2009 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Urban League, USC and Crenshaw High want to close digital divide in South Los Angeles

Lack of broadband and internet access hurts adults searching for jobs and presents big educational challenges to the area’s youth.



“There’s a technology access gap that continues to persist today in urban communities across America,” said Blair Taylor, president of the L.A. Urban League, which launched the Neighborhoods@Work program in 2006.…

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Added by University Park Family on December 10, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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