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Jackson Elementary

Pasadena, CA – Jackson Elementary School recently received a magnet grant to become a STEM and Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion school.  Fourth grade teacher, Eduardo Chenu, is interested in working on social/emotional skills with his students, many of whom are from high-poverty backgrounds, in order to increase resilience.  “My dream is to first explore the …

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California State University’s String Project

SACRAMENTO, CA- California State University’s String Project (a part of the National String Project Consortium) provides low cost instruction on violin, viola, cello and bass to children from third through ninth grade. The String Project trains undergraduate and graduate music students to teach string instruments to younger students while earning credit towards their music degree …

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Hip Hop Chess Federation

UNION CITY, CA. The Hip Hop Chess Federation utilizes chess, martial arts and hip-hop to unify people from multiple cultural, religious and social backgrounds in low-income communities. Adisa Banjoko, the founder of the Hip Hop Chess Federation, has been bringing The Art of Learning into his programs with enormous success. In October of 2008, Josh …

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