A catalyst for equity, access and choice

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    Center X's IMPACT

    "Dramatically changing schooling for the underserved students of Los Angeles."

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    Student Voices

    Through our programs we aim to empower our youth to be their own advocates. Student voices are an integral part in positively shaping the school climate.

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    It's all About Diversity in our Leadership

    We are pleased to announce five new members have joined our board of directors. The diversity in the Center's leadership will offer unique perspectives in achieving our work.

Powerful Schools

Powerful public schools provide every student with a personalized learning experience that is relevant, rigorous in its academics, and effective in preparing each young person for college, career and life.

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Customized Services

We personalize our approach for each school to develop a customized menu of services including technical assistance, instructional coaching and professional development so that educators can design a learning ecosystem that engages students in authentic, rigorous and relevant learning connected to their interests.

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Evidence of Impact

We work closely with partner schools to customize professional development, instructional coaching, and technical assistance for school leaders and educators that engages students in authentic, rigorous and relevant learning grounded in their interests and experiences.

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News and Updates

  • Leaving a Legacy

    Leaving a Legacy

    The transition years are the most difficult for students. One critical transition is the one from middle school to high school. The first 9th Grade linked learning project which students complete Read more »
  • Graduate Profile

    Graduate Profile

    If you know where you are going, it’s much easier to get there. In my work as Linked Learning Program Associate at the Center one of the first services I provide schools is to help them develop a Read more »
  • Preparing Our Incoming Freshmen

    Preparing Our Incoming Freshmen

    Miguel Contreras School of Business and Tourism (B&T) hosts’ incoming freshmen at Summer Bridge 2014 Shortly after 8th grade promotion, a group of eager students began the Center’s Summer Read more »

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