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SPEECH & DEBATE by Stephen Karam Dec 6-15th

This December, the Los Angeles New Court Theatre brings Stephen Karam’s contemporary multi-media comedy Speech & Debate to the stage, directed by Nathan Burkart. In Speech & Debate, three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon discover they are linked by a sex scandal that’s rocked their town.

Sport’s heroes are role models. Young aspiring athletes look to these ‘heroes’ and idolize everything about them, including their lack of education. Young boys; especially, look at the stars’ wealth and prestige and believe that they accomplished all of this without a good education. For example, the cricketers today,

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With so many Latina empowerment programs out there, what makes this particular program so special? “We go beyond just offering these young girls path to college support,” says Cecilia Giron, the Program’s Director.

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Born in Los Angeles, California, Meaku was raised in a household where education and spirituality was very important. Being deeply rooted in those beliefs, he went on to study business, law, and journalism,

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that economic inequality is achieved through stifling of true capitalism, then offers analysis and solutions.

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The current administration is investing in several initiatives designed to improve the programs available to educators. One is Investing in Innovation (i3), which is supporting the development, evaluation,

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Nikhil Goyal offers a ground-breaking prescription for transforming American schools. Drawing from hundreds of interviews with renowned thinkers like Howard Gardner, Seth Godin, Dan Pink, Noam Chomsky, Diane Ravitch, and Frank Bruni, Goyal calls to radically redefine the way the country does schooling. From implementing an anti-di

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Olivia Azevedo – The number of new jobs requiring college degrees is less than the number of college graduates. Some economists even go further in the accusations: the more money the state “invests” on higher education,

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Hidden Colors is a documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. This film discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history.

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Wendy Lau – On June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama announced immigration relief for undocumented youth. The new immigration provisions would prevent eligible youth from deportation and allow them to qualify for work authorization.

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