News Release | Marc and Eva Stern Math and Science School - Sept. 6, 2007

 

 

Alliance For College-Ready Public Schools to break ground on new facility for
innovative math and science charter high school at
California State University, Los Angeles

 

WHAT:
The Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools will break ground on a new facility for the Marc and Eva Stern Math and Science School (Stern MASS), an Alliance high school that will be housed on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) and represent a unique charter-school university partnership.

 

WHEN:
Monday, September 10, 2007
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 

WHERE:
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive – Lot 2
Los Angeles, CA 90032

 

WHO:
Richard Riordan, Former Mayor of Los Angeles and Chairman, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools
Judy Burton, President/CEO, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools
Dr. James M. Rosser, President, California State University, Los Angeles
Ramon Cortines, Deputy Mayor, Education, Youth and Families, Los Angeles
Yolie Flores-Aguilar, LAUSD Board Member, District 5
Marc and Eva Stern, Philanthropists and sponsors of Stern MASS
Doug Bouma, CEO, Bouma Construction

 

WHY:
The Alliance developed Stern MASS in collaboration with CSULA leadership and faculty. This growing partnership, and the building of the school’s new facility on the campus of CSULA, will provide an innovative approach to preparing students in East Los Angeles for future studies and careers in math and science.

 


The mission of the Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, a nonprofit charter management organization, is to create a network of small, innovative schools that establish the foundation for college success in students who live in high poverty communities in the Los Angeles area. To learn more, visit www.laalliance.org.

Working for California since 1947, California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 200,000 alumni—with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds—reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. Six colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Visit www.calstatela.edu for additional information.

 

 

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