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Reading Partners Los Angeles Hosts Event to Celebrate the New School Year at Cleveland Elementary

first_imgHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFollow This Summer Most Popular Celeb Beauty TrendHerbeautyHerbeauty 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Education Reading Partners Los Angeles Hosts Event to Celebrate the New School Year at Cleveland Elementary From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | 1:48 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News center_img Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Reading Partners, a nonprofit dedicated to transforming struggling young readers into confident readers, is hosting an event to celebrate the new school year at Cleveland Elementary School on Friday, October 26th. City Councilmember Jacque Robinson, PUSD School Board member Elizabeth Pomeroy, and PUSD Chief Academic Officer Brian McDonald will be among the many community members joining the celebration.This school year Reading Partners will be operating 10 schools in the Los Angeles area and is excited to be expanding its impact in Pasadena.The event will be held from 9:30-10:00am on Friday, October 26th at Cleveland Elementary, 524 Palisade Street in Pasadena.“We are delighted to be kicking off another great year at Cleveland Elementary,” said Erica Trullinger, Regional Executive Director for Reading Partners Los Angeles. “There is a newfound energy for collaboration to ensure all of our kids receive a high quality education and we are delighted to be a part of the vibrant Pasadena community.”Literacy achievement is a critical issue in Pasadena and Reading Partners is working with school partners to help improve students reading skills. Reading Partners operates a research-based literacy intervention program with an impressive track record of success. In the 2011-12 school year 89% of all Reading Partners students increased their reading skills.In California, only 1 in 4 fourth graders can read proficiently. Students who are not reading on grade level by the third grade are six times more likely to drop out of high school. Every student who does not complete high school costs our society an estimated $260,000 in lost earnings, taxes, and productivity.Since 2008, Reading Partners has successfully provided volunteer-led, one-on-one literacy tutoring to K-5 students at low-income elementary schools in the Los Angeles area. We have a near 90% success rate helping students improve their reading skills.About Reading PartnersReading Partners is a national nonprofit working to close the reading achievement gap for elementary school students. In the 2012-13 school year, the organization will work with 35 school districts across California, Colorado, Maryland, New York, Texas, and the District of Columbia.First introduced in California in 1999, Reading Partners provides twice-a-week one-on-one volunteer tutoring to students at Title I schools who have fallen behind in reading. According to pre- and post-program assessments, the organization has an 89% success rate in improving academic achievement for children who have fallen behind in reading skills. The organization is headquartered in Oakland, CA. For more information, visit www.readingpartners.org or visit the organization’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Community News Subscribelast_img read more

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Soldiers influx could put strain on barracks

first_imgWhatsApp Twitter Advertisement CONCERNS have been raised among Defence Forces representatives about an expected influx of new and transferred personnel without a corresponding spend on facilities at Sarsfield Barracks in the city. Under the new organisational proposals, the Defence Forces are reducing the number of brigades which they have, and will be moving hundreds of personnel from some areas of the country to others. No personnel are expected to be moved from Limerick but it is anticipated that several hundred soldiers from Cork may be transferred to Sarsfield Barracks.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In addition to this, the force is currently recruiting to expand its ranks by 600 in various disciplinesBut the Permanent Defence Force Other Ranks Representative Association (PDFORRA,) says there is confusion about the move and has warned that infrastructure and facilities could come under pressure with the influx to Limerick city.“We would expect that this will not all happen at once, it will be over a period of time so, initially, the barracks and existing personnel in Limerick should be able to cope,” Gerry Rooney, General Secretary of PDFORRA, told the Limerick Post.But he added that further down the line, there may be serious pressure on the facilities an space at the barracks unless the department spends money on upgrading and facilitating in some areas.PDFORRA says it is “unclear” at this point whether defence personnel are going to be told where to go or if they will have choices.“We want to see our members having choice because there are many who might want to relocate to Limerick.“We don’t want to see people forced into anything. We also want to see them being given a choice of upskilling or retraining. There are some areas where we don’t have enough qualified personnel and others where we have too man. It’s a matter of matching one to the other,” Mr Rooney said.Reducing the number of personnel engaged in headquarters, admin and allied support tasks is a central element to the reorganisation process, according to PDFORRA Linkedin Facebookcenter_img NewsLocal NewsSoldiers influx could put strain on barracksBy admin – August 22, 2012 818 Print Email Previous articleLimerick to Galway train not on right trackNext articleDeirdre Lawlor has… The X Factor adminlast_img read more

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Benelux fund tenders €100m money market mandate via IPE Quest

first_imgThe pension fund requires a track record of at least five years.Interested parties should apply by 15 June, stating performance to 31 March, net of fees.Separately, a Swiss pension fund has turned to IPE Quest’s Discovery service to search for a domestic equity manager for a CHF10m (€8.7m) mandate.According to DS-2442, the investor is looking for an all-cap or large-cap strategy via a manager with a high active share to beat its benchmark, which is the SPI index.The manager should ideally have a track record of at least three years. The pension fund estimates placing the mandate in February next year.It is open to investing via a pooled or segregated mandate.If possible, the investor would prefer to receive replies to the search in German.The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest, Discovery, or Innovation tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email [email protected] A Benelux pension fund is looking for a money market fund manager for a €100m mandate via IPE Quest.According to search QN-2443, the investor wants the mandate to be run passively and investments restricted to Europe.The fund must invest in low-risk, short-term assets and have a triple-A rating. The pension fund is seeking a “very high level” of daily liquidity and the expected return for the fund must match the Eonia benchmark as much as possible.The successful applicant would need to have at least €5bn under management for the asset class and at least €10bn as a firm.last_img read more