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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Sworn in for Second Term

SACRAMENTO-State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson outlined his ambitious “Agenda for Excellence” for the next four years today in Sacramento as he was sworn in for his second term…

Significant Drops in Suspensions and Expulsions for Second Year in a Row

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced a dramatic 20 percent drop in the number of students expelled in 2013-14 and a 15.2 decline in the number of…

CSULB Receives the Carnegie Foundation’s 2015 Community Engagement Classification

Students, Faculty and Staff Bring Strong Institutional Focus and Applicable Service-Learning to Long Beach and the Surrounding Areas The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has chosen California State…

Free Lip Reading Classes Resume in January

Monday and Wednesday reoccurring free Lip Reading classes resumed on Monday, January 12th and Wednesday, January 14th and are offered through the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter…

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

Sarah Culberson fears for family in Sierra Leone Ebola region

By Jennifer Schlueter “Everyone is at risk and more than 300 death cases! We are all scared,” Hindo ends his email from Sierra Leone to his sister Sarah Culberson in…

Ebola unstoppable in Sierra Leone, killing hundreds of people

Education from locals for locals against Ebola prevents deadly disease from spreading By Jennifer Schlueter For a few years now, HLR Media’s founder Von Raees has been supporting Sarah Culberson’s…

Focus on Student Success Leads CSULB Alumna to Be Named 2015 California Teacher of the Year

By Ken Swisher Amy Laughlin, an alumna of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and a teacher at Hansen School in Anaheim, has been named a 2015 California Teacher of…

Long Beach Health Dept. Holding Health Insurance Enrollment Event at The Center Long Beach on Dec. 6

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services will hold a health insurance enrollment event on Saturday, December 6, from 10 am to 2 pm at The Center Long…

Free “Hands-On” Hearing Assistive Technology Demonstration

Do you have trouble hearing on the phone and have trouble hearing conversations in restaurants? Can’t hear the doorbell ring? New technologies are available for you to try “hands on”…

HLAA Celebrates Food, Bingo and Technology

Members and guests of the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America are set to meet for their Annual Pot Luck on Thursday, December 11th to assist members…

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