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Felices Fiestas 2018

Para Los Niños held their annual “Felices Fiestas” holiday family festival for over 1,000 children, youth, and adults December 15, 2018, at their Gratts Primary School location. Also in attendance were U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez, State Senator Maria Elena Durazo, and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago and multiple celebrity guests from the Para Los Niños relationship with …

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 …