"Media literacy builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and self-expression necessary for citizens of a democracy"
Inglewood's schools chief is here to turn things around. But what he said recently reinforces a status quo that goes deeper than budgets and test scores.
"A pine cone is the object that connects me to my community. It is a big sticky rough cone." -Rafael B.
"The object that connects me to my community is my high school agenda." -Oscar Alcala
Students from a South L.A. tech academy took an interactive field trip an international ad agency to learn about the different jobs available in the industry.
"The object that connects me to my community is my Drill Team shirt. It's blue and has a Drill robot accessorized as a Diva" -Adriana T.