Earlier this month, Long Beach implemented a ban throughout the city on the sale of most flavored tobacco products. The move means electronic smoking devices like vape pens and e-cigarettes with flavor products are no longer allowed to be sold in the city.

Every year, Jordan High School celebrates the accomplishments of seniors by displaying banners featuring the graduate's name along with the college or university they will be attending in the fall. 

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The Long Beach Unified School District conducted a special Board of Education meeting last week to announce it had selected the district’s 13th superintendent: the historic choice of Dr. Jill Baker.

The Long Beach Community Foundation announced recently that scholarships will be offered to senior high school students who plan on attending a public college or university in pursuit of a degree in teaching.

The California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS) — a mathematics and science LBUSD magnet school in Carson on the California State University, Dominguez Hills campus — has received national recognition in Newsweek's 2020 list of the top 500 schools that emphasize science, technology,…

Another year has come and gone, leaving the Long Beach Unified School District with plenty of accomplishments to boast about, as well as some notable changes.

Last Monday, Jordan High School — in partnership with Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and Megan Kerr, Board of Education board member — unveiled a new set of banners that recognizes the accomplishments of the North Long Beach seniors.

Destyni Proby is entering the University of California, San Diego, as a freshman in the fall — but not before leaving her own legacy as one of the 32 valedictorians in Poly High School's class of 2018.

Fifth grade students at Lowell Elementary are expressing themselves artistically — and using science and learning tools provided by a nonprofit to help them do it.

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, followed by several on-campus threats here, the Long Beach Unified School Board is expected to pass a resolution Wednesday urging "commonsense" legislation to reduce gun violence in schools.

Long Beach Water is partnering with Grades of Green, a Los Angeles-based environmental education nonprofit, to work with schools in the Long Beach Unified School District to help with water conservation initiatives.

Winter Break in the Long Beach Unified School District begins on Christmas day, Monday, Dec. 25, through Friday, Jan. 5. Classes resume on Monday, Jan. 8. Friday, Dec. 22, is a minimum day for all K-12 students in the district. Classes will be dismissed between 12:50 and 1 p.m.

The Long Beach Unified School District has earned the District of the Year award from the business news publisher Industry Dive and its publication, Education Dive.

Long Beach's St. Anthony High School was awarded $10,000 from the William H. Hannon Foundation. The grant will go toward's the school's academic support program, the Support Team Education Plan (STEP).

Long Beach Unified is the third largest public school district in the state, but there still are several private, faith-based and charter school alternatives in the Long Beach area. 

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