Academic & Career Success Initiative
On March 20, 2008, education leaders from the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), Long Beach City College (LBCC) and California State University Long Beach (CSULB) announced and signed the Long Beach College Promise. The three education entities promise all LBUSD students the opportunity to receive a college education. Beginning in fall 2008, the Promise provides a variety of educational benefits and services including:
The Long Beach College Promise is part of the Academic and Career Success Initiative approved by the LBUSD Board of Education in September 2007 to provide as many college and career options as possible to all students. Central to the Initiative is the enhancement of the Seamless Education partnership between LBUSD, LBCC, and CSULB developed in the 1990’s to improve student achievement and teacher quality. Implementing the Long Beach College Promise is a major enhancement to this longstanding Seamless Education partnership.