News Briefs – March 27, 2024

News Briefs – March 27, 2024

High school students get a glimpse of Pierce:

Students from Cleveland High School, John R. Wooden High School and Taft High School visited Pierce College on March 20, as part of Los Angeles Pierce College Day. They toured the Pierce campus and several academic departments including Theatre and Automotive Technology. The high school students also had the opportunity to learn about Pierce services during a resource fair on the Mall.

Students Elizabeth Mateos (L) and Michael Calmo (center) from John R. Wooden High School talk with Tamera Brown (R) from the Athletics Department about sports during Pierce Day on the Mall at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on March 20, 2024. Photo by Myraneli Fabian.

LACCD accessibility update:

LACCD Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez sent an email on March 25 updating the LACCD community on the district’s efforts to “improve accessibility for students with disabilities.” This affirmation was in response to the federal court case Roy Payan and Portia Mason v. LACCD, which alleges that LACCD violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by “not providing adequate academic accommodations.”

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