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    The Center for Powerful Public Schools announces the launch of its new name and newly designed website. The new name is a reflection of an exciting time of growth and expansion that aims at transforming the public school landscape in Los Angeles.

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    “Art and science are not mutually exclusive, but it’s a challenge to find that sweet spot where creativity can bloom and serve the two pathways of biomedical and engineering.” - Anne Uphoff, LAUSD Art Teacher at STEM Academy of Hollywood

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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

  • Turning up the STEAM

    Turning up the STEAM

    IMPACT Educators turn up the STEAM at Inner City Arts Mentor and apprentice teachers from the UCLA IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency program were treated to a workshop at Inner City Arts, one of Read more »
  • Linked Learning Showcase

    Linked Learning Showcase

    The Center is proud to support and collaborate with the United Way and LAUSD on their Shape of the Future of Education, Business, and Our Youth; Linked Learning Showcase.  The showcase will Read more »
  • Youth CareerConnect Grant

    Youth CareerConnect Grant

    President Obama recently announced the recipients of the Youth Career Connect grants.  The Center is pleased to recognize and support the Los Angeles Unified School District as one of the Read more »

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