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  • Elective Reading Q&A

    June 16, 2017

    Q: What books will students be reading in this program? A: In the elective reading program, we want students to choose books that will fully capture their attention. Novels are likely candidates, but so too are works of memoir, history, politics, and popular science. Because taste is an individual affair, what a student reads will […]

  • Summer Reading for Secondary School

    June 16, 2017

    Summer Reading – No less than 15 minutes a day In the ever more tightly scheduled lives of adolescents, there is ever less time for freely-chosen recreational reading, even in the summer. At Geffen Academy, we view the chance to read freely and for enjoyment as an essential element of a complete education. We have […]

  • A Healthy Focus on Wellness at Geffen Academy

    February 8, 2017

    It’s no secret that students across the U.S. are struggling with their physical and mental health. Obesity is on the rise and more than thirty percent of children and adolescents report feeling sad, depressed or overwhelmed because of stress.

  • The Coffee & Conversation event at the Luskin Center at UCLA

    December 15, 2016

    Watch an informative session from our Geffen staff and learn more about what The Geffen Academy @UCLA has to offer.

  • Geffen Academy Info Session

    October 24, 2016

    Meet the Geffen staff through an informative video session about the Geffen Academy are the LA Central Library.

  • Geffen Academy holds info session for potential students, families

    October 20, 2016

    The Geffen Academy at UCLA opened applications for students earlier this month.

  • Public invited to Geffen Academy Information Sessions

    October 19, 2016

    The public is invited to information sessions for the Geffen Academy at UCLA, a university-affiliated, tuition-based school with a public mission to improve secondary education.

  • David Geffen Donates $100 Million To Launch New UCLA School

    August 18, 2016

    Geffen Academy at UCLA will serve as model for contemporary education, providing students access to campus learning opportunities and facilities.

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