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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. Read More…

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Local schools receive federal Promise Zone grant

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that eight Los Angeles schools — seven in Pico-Union and one in Hollywood — will share a $30 million federal grant for educational and community-based services to help low-income children and families. The Promise Neighborhood grant, administered by the Youth Policy Institute, will be allocated over the Read More…