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May 14, 2013
Raymond speaks in D.C., meets Beach Boys' lead singer

MikeLove-elliothaney-3.jpgSacramento City Unified Superintendent Jonathan Raymond joined more than 400 education and business leaders at City Year's 2013 National Leadership Summit today, May 14, in Washington, D.C.

Currently 50 City Year corps members serve at five public schools in Sacramento City Unified, according to a press release from the organization. Corps members work with teachers to address student attendance, behavior and academic performance.

Raymond served as on a panel at a session titled, "National Service in Education: Powering Reform & Unlocking Student Potential" earlier today. He discussed how critical partnerships can be to ensuring that more children receive equal access to quality education.

The Beach Boy's lead singer Mike Love was honored at the event. Love began StarServe, "Students Taking Action and Responsibility to Serve," which enlisted high-profile celebrities to inspire young people to serve their communities.

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Loretta KalbLoretta Kalb started her reporting career at The Sacramento Union, moved to KOVR-13 as a television reporter, editor and producer, headed to The Associated Press in San Francisco and eventually returned to Sacramento and joined The Sacramento Bee. Throughout her career, she has covered the state Legislature, courts, local government and, now, education. She is a Chico native and an Elk Grove resident.

Diana LambertDiana Lambert began her journalism career as a proofreader at the Lodi News-Sentinel. She is now a senior writer at The Sacramento Bee covering K-12 education and California State University, Sacramento. Previously she was The Bee’s Elk Grove bureau chief. Lambert was raised in a military family and lived at bases around the globe. She attended four high schools, graduating from Tokay High in Lodi and then Sacramento State University. She lives in Elk Grove.

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