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Michelle Obama Surprises Para Los Niños Preschoolers

Today, while in town for her Becoming book tour, former First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the Para Los Niños Tina and Rick Caruso Early Education Center, located in Skid Row, to spend time and read with a group of four-year-old children from an underserved area of Los Angeles.  The visit was hosted …

Para Los Niños Students Outrank Peers in California State Test

Para Los Niños Charter Elementary School students outperformed their peers at neighboring schools and, in some measures, the entire LAUSD district and the state of California on the 2018 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) exam. Scoring higher than LAUSD in Math across third, fourth, and fifth grades – by three, two and nine points, respectively …

Para Los Niños Students Walk Blocks through Skid Row to Access the Arts

Para Los Niños received a 21st Century Fox Community Grant of $50,000 this summer to build a partnership with our neighbor Inner City Arts—a safe sanctuary of creative inspiration for thousands of inner-city children. Through this partnership, our elementary and middle school students in grades 4th-8th gain a hands-on learning experiences in specialized studios through …