Ever since senior Matthew Crane formed a close bond with a trauma surgeon at a local hospital he worked at, he knew he wanted to be a public health professional. Now, the human biology major and Undergraduate Student Government Speaker Pro Tempore has become the youngest person ever elected as a Los Angeles City Health Commission. Crane was sworn in on March 11, and will represent the 13th district of Los Angeles. “I thought what [the trauma surgeon] did was really interesting,” Crane said. “I saw how he took care of the whole community … I thought, ‘That’s what I want to do.’” The Los Angeles City Health Commission’s goals are to evaluate the health needs of the city’s population, determine whether these needs are being met and implement cost-effective policies which address them, according to L.A. County Department of Public Health program director Nicole Vick. “We provide policy recommendations on everything, from … [Read more...] about Student chosen for LA Health Commission
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By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Academic growth, funding, and prejudice were part of serious talk on Jefferson Street when The Tennessee Tribune presented “The State of Education in the “This is about who has control of the resources and who makes the decisions,” said Fisk University President Kevin Rome, adding it’s bigger than county schools. “If you want to isolate it to education, it’s talking about: ‘Do people think that we are educable?’ “Not everyone thinks that we are capable of learning,” Rome said. “And so they don’t even want to invest the resources because they don’t see the value.” The largest group of Metro Nashville Public Schools’ students, 42 percent, are black with: 29 percent white; 25 percent Hispanic; and four percent Asian. Others attend private schools. Speaking with Rome at the forum were metro schools Director Dr. Shawn Joseph and board Chair Dr. Sharon Gentry. She … [Read more...] about Tribune Hosts Real Talk on Education for Blacks
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Christine MacDonald The Detroit News Published 2:03 p.m. UTC Jul 23, 2018 Suburban Oakland County's open state Senate seats have attracted a mix of veteran lawmakers along with first-time political candidates in the Aug. 7 primary. Many contested primaries will decide who is elected to the Senate because the district boundaries are drawn to favor one party over another. In the 12th district, four Republicans are vying to replace term-limited Sen. Jim Marleau, R-Lake Orion. The area includes Pontiac, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield Township. Competing are state Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, state Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston, along with Vernon Molnar, a retired construction company chief executive, and Terry Whitney, an information technology consultant. Democrat Rosemary Bayer of Beverly Hills will face the winner of the Republican primary in the fall. Tedder, a 49-year-old former civics and history … [Read more...] about Lawmakers take on newcomers for open Oakland County state Senate seats