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U.S. EPA Administrator Jackson, L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and U.S. Representative Bass to Visit Top Performing L.A. School

Will Tour Stella Academy and Meet with Students to Discuss Environmental Curriculum and Other Issues

LOS ANGELES -- On Tuesday, March 22nd, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will be joined by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and U.S. Representative Karen Bass to visit Stella Middle Charter Academy in the West Adams area of Los Angeles to discuss with teachers and students the school’s adoption of an environmental curriculum, its commitment to children’s health and other educational achievements.

Stella Middle Charter Academy, which is part of the Bright Star Schools charter organization, predominantly serves minority and low-Income students.  Since it was founded in 2002, Stella Academy has consistently ranked near or at the top of LA’s public schools in its performance. 

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson;
Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio R. Villaraigosa;
Representative Karen Bass
WHAT: Stella Charter Academy Tour and Meeting with local education leaders 
WHEN: Tuesday, March 22nd 2:45 p.m.

The times below are subject to change.
2:45 p.m.   Tour of Stella Middle Charter Academy
                  2636 South Mansfield Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016

3:45 p.m.    Press Availability and Visual Opportunity
                   Q & A with Administrator Jackson,
                   Mayor Villaraigosa and Representative Bass   

RSVP REQUIRED:  *** Credentialed press who would like to attend any of the above events, should e-mail mogharabi.nahal@epa.gov ASAP to RSVP and receive essential access information.  Please include your name, media affiliation and contact information in your request.

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