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COVID’s Impact on Small Businesses

We can all probably think of a small business in our neighborhood that either closed during COVID-19 or came dangerously close to closing. Mantra Coffee, one of my favorite coffee shops in Azusa, California, turned to the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe in late 2020 in order to keep their doors open.…

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Supporting Parents and Students with Online Resources

Sharing Our Knowledge Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tutor Zone instructors have made the curriculum engaging, even during online tutoring sessions. We have used resources such as Jeopardy Labs, Nearpod, and Kahoot to increase students’ participation in lessons. Tutor Zone aims to educate parents and students about other online resources. 1.…

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The College Dilemma: Enrollment Rates During COVID-19

The pandemic has caused a dramatic drop in college enrollment, with California experiencing the largest decrease in enrollment this spring. Local and national news outlets, along with research centers, are digging into the reasons behind this while dissecting socioeconomic and racial trends.  The Data  New data from the National Student…