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Study: Schools' Anti-Bullying Efforts Should Focus on Friendship

Study: Schools' Anti-Bullying Efforts Should Focus on Friendship

Children with social connections -- even just one friend -- are at less risk of suffering severe symptoms after being bullied, said study author Jaana Juvonen, a UCLA professor of psychology
Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

Monrovia High School Robotics Team won the highest honor at Los Angeles Regional Tournament.
Citrus College RISE Team a Finalist for Lakers Youth Foundation YOU Grant

Citrus College RISE Team a Finalist for Lakers Youth Foundation YOU Grant

The community is invited to cast votes for the winner through Friday.
Citrus College RISE Team to Host Science and Technology Day

Citrus College RISE Team to Host Science and Technology Day

Proceeds will benefit student research and outreach efforts.
Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees Hold Swearing-in and Annual Reorganization

Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees Hold Swearing-in and Annual Reorganization

Trustee Joanne Montgomery, who represents Monrovia and portions of Duarte, will serve as board vice president.
Monrovia Unified School Board Picks Zucco for President

Monrovia Unified School Board Picks Zucco for President

Both Zucco and Board Member Terrence Williams, who won election in November, also were sworn in during the annual reorganization meeting.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Monrovia High Marching Band and Color Guard to Vie for Championship

Monrovia High Marching Band and Color Guard to Vie for Championship

The band has qualified for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association championship competition Saturday.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Latino Students from Top High Schools More Likely Community College Bound

Latino Students from Top High Schools More Likely Community College Bound

Among graduates of high schools ranking in the top 10 percent statewide, 46 percent of Latino students enrolled in a community college, compared to 27 percent of white students, according to
California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Still Lag Nationally

California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Still Lag Nationally

National Assessment of Educational Progress ranks state students 36th in the U.S.