Nearly 3,000 kids in the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) will get the glasses they need to succeed at school, thanks to the non-profit charity Vision To Learn and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. The effort launched today at Dr. Ronald E. McNair Elementary, where 38 students tried on their new glasses for the first time. In the coming school year, this effort will provide a free eye exam and glasses to every student in need, K-12, throughout CUSD.… more
Austin Beutner Retires From VTL Board; Ann Hollister Promoted to President.
Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner took the reins of the nation’s second largest school district on Tuesday after the L.A. Unified School Board voted for his appointment as superintendent on May 1.
Since his appointment, Beutner has relinquished his position as Chair of Vision To Learn’s Board of Directors and has retired from the Board. … more
Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Percy (Master P) Miller, Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner, and Jackson Public Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Freddrick Murray Voice Support For Initiative to Provide Free Eye Exams and Glasses to Jackson Students. It was a big day for students at Oak Forest Elementary School… more
Councilmember-At-Large Jason Rogers Williams and Orleans Parish School Board Member Ethan Ashley Voice Support for Initiative to Provide Free Eye Exams and Glasses to Kids in New Orleans Founded in 2012 in Los Angeles, Vision To Learn now provides eye exams and glasses to children in low-income communities in 242 cities in 12 states. An… more
It was a big day for students at KIPP WAYS Academy today, as they were wowed by two exceptional opportunities: Not only did they receive new glasses, but they also had the help of music mogul and philanthropist Percy (Master P) Miller as they tried on their new glasses. The event is part of a… more