U.S. News and World Report: Alliance in Top 5%!

Last week, U.S. News & World Report again recognized all 17 eligible Alliance high schools as among the best in the nation in the publication’s annual ranking of Best Public High Schools. More than 24,000 high schools were reviewed based on factors including students’ college readiness, math and reading performance, as well as performance of schools’ underserved…

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Alliance Governing Board Selects Pablo Villavicencio as New CEO

We are thrilled to share the news that the Alliance Governing Board unanimously voted to select Pablo Villavicencio as Alliance College-Ready Public Schools’ next Chief Executive Officer. Currently serving as Alliance’s President & Superintendent, Pablo will transition to the role of CEO effective January 3, 2022. Pablo has dedicated his life to ensuring better educational opportunities…

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Across U.S., schools, districts are seeking to attract, retain more teachers of color

Born in 1846 in Philadelphia, education activist Caroline LeCount was the first Black woman to pass the city’s teacher’s examination. As principal of a public school, LeCount championed fellow Black educators. When a new principal was needed at the Wilmot Colored School, LeCount recommended one of her teachers, telling the school board that the candidate was “fully qualified”…

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What will in-person learning look like for middle and high school students?

Many junior high and high schools plan to create a hybrid-learning model with two days of in-person instruction and two days of distance learning a week. LOS ANGELES (KABC) — While students have been at-home distance learning, secondary school administrators have been busy preparing for their return. Campuses have been transformed into color-coded pods to…

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College Access Amid a Pandemic

The Los Angeles Times interviews several members of the Alliance Community regarding the impact of COVID-19 on college access. Read the full article at LATimes.com   Throughout Los Angeles, counselors have had a hard time reaching many of their students. The lack of reliable technology continues to be an issue. Most troubling, counselors said, some students…

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