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2017 Gold Ribbon Schools Award for King/Drew

The California Gold Ribbon Schools Award was created to honor schools in place of the California Distinguished Schools Program, which is on hiatus while California creates new assessment, accountability, and continuous improvement systems. 477 middle schools and high schools applied this year.

Schools applied for the award based on a model program or practice their school has adopted that includes standards-based activities, projects, strategies, and practices that can be replicated by other local educational agencies. The award acknowledged elementary schools last year.

The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards.
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Why it's important to talk about successful black and Latino boys

Chukwuagoziem Uzoegwu one of King Drew's finest seniors was interviewed for this Los Angeles Times piece about Tyrone Howard, a UCLA education professor and director of the school’s Black Male Institute. His research focuses on achievement gaps and this article spotlights his close look at successful black and Latino teens.
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Are you interested in coming to King/Drew? We invite you to come tour our campus and find out more information during our Informational Tour Days. Learn about what makes us one of the top high schools in the nation, see classrooms, meet our KD family, and take a tour!
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Registration Days

The week of August 7, students will have a chance to check out textbooks, pay ASB fees, take I.D. pictures, and check out their Chromebook. Students should come according to this schedule:
Monday, August 7: Class of 2018
Tuesday, August 8: Class of 2019
Wednesday, August 9: Class of 2020
Thursday, August 10: Class of 2021
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