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Early head start centers open in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — Elected officials cut the ribbon on a brand-new, state-of-the-art early head start center Nov. 30, one of two that will serve 89 low-income families with infants or toddlers. The early education centers, developed in a close partnership between the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Youth Policy Institute, are located at…

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Promise Zone grant targets college preparation

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an $11.2 million grant Nov. 9 that will offer free tutoring, college and career counseling, financial aid advice and other college readiness services to more than 2,000 middle school students in the L.A. Promise Zone and Promise Neighborhood. The U.S. Department of Education grant will form the L.A.…

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