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City Heights Program Works to Get Kids to School On Time

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks Students and parents of Adams Elementary School in Normal Heights are huddled on the playground around Principal Sylvia McGrade for an early-morning assembly. “Good morning, Adams Elementary!” McGrade … Continue reading

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Pilot Program in City Heights Schools Shooting for Boosted Graduation Rates

Central Elementary principal Liz Duvall says goodbye to students as they leave school for the day. | Photo By Dustin Michelson By Mario Koran When Liz Duvall, principal of Central Elementary school, looks at a list students who are chronically … Continue reading

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City Heights Nonprofit Struggles to Connect With San Diego Businesses

By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh and Amita Sharma Listen to the full KPBS Midday Edition interview with Partnership for Children Executive Director Tad Parzen and United Way of San Diego County President Kevin Crawford. It’s been an uphill battle to … Continue reading

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City Heights Schools Look to Share Attendance Success

Edison Elementary School has higher attendance rates and outperforms other City Heights Schools. Efforts to help parents get their children to school on time could be one reason. | Video Credit: Katie Schoolov, KPBS By Kyla Calvert When a student … Continue reading

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Children’s Initiative to Produce City Heights Report Card

Linda Wong Kerberg, director of San Diego County Report Card on Children and Families and data-to-action for the Children’s Initiative, said the upcoming City Heights Report Card will “measure all of the efforts that are happening in City Heights. | … Continue reading

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Partnership for Children Realizará 5,000 Exámenes de la Vista en Estudiantes

Por David Ogul Click here to read it in English Cuando la enfermera de la Escuela Primaria Edison, Linda Barbod, se enteró de que la organización Partnership for Children de City Heights y el Centro Ocular Shiley de UCSD se … Continue reading

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Partnership for Children, UCSD to Provide Eye Exams to 5,000 Students

By David Ogul Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español When Edison Elementary School nurse Linda Barbod learned in June that the City Heights Partnership for Children and the UCSD Shiley Eye Center were teaming up to provide free … Continue reading

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Parents Support New Partnership for Kids

Staff Report An immigrant and a grandmother of three children who attend schools in City Heights, Seng Vo has served for many years as a volunteer at the Parent Center at Rosa Parks Elementary. She knows about sacrifice and dreams … Continue reading

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