By: Alyson Bryant/ VoiceWaves [Editor’s Note: In 2009, Wilson High School student Melody Ross was accidentally shot and killed by…
Schools, community organizations, and policymakers alike are working to generate cross-cultural dialogue throughout the city by promoting ethnic studies in high schools.
High schools across the county offer teens sex education classes to help teens bridge the gap between what teens think they know about sex, and what teens actually know about sex. But for Long Beach teens, whose school district cut sex education classes two years ago, young people are beginning to look for facts about sex in a variety of different places.
Take a second to imagine a different type of school environment. One where teachers and students come together to create a positive solution where both sides can benefit. Well, students in Long Beach are one step closer to that reality.