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Do Now Round Up: High School Drop Out

Do Now Round-Ups | February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: High School Drop Out

Last week’s Do Now looks that the high school drop out crisis in America. Students from all over the country presents reasons they felt their peers are dropping out. The conversation began with some grim statistics: More than 20 percent of California high school students drop out of school before graduation, according to 2009 state […]

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Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Civics in the Community | September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Usually, we hear about how teens should not give into peer pressure, but for Fatima, it was peer pressure that influenced her to apply to college. Her friends were the only support to keep her motivated and persevere through the challenges she faced at home. In her film Fatima, co-produced by William Tatlonghari and Eric […]

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Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

Civics in the Community | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

To Shaq, it was not an ordinary chemistry class at San Francisco’s Burton High School. That cold spring morning, he had a plan. He was going to film a drug scene in the middle of the lesson. He had his props ready – a small mirror, a dollar bill, and powdered sugar. He sat there […]

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