PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA has selected 50 new Explorer Schools from 34 states, including four from Southern California. The Explorer Schools Program is a major NASA education effort to inspire the next generation of explorers that may one day venture to the moon, Mars and beyond.
The four Southern California schools recently selected are: Lake View Elementary in Huntington Beach; Lakewood High School in Lakewood; Flory School in Moorpark; and North Ridge Elementary in Moreno Valley.
The education initiative was launched on June 30, 2003. The program sends science and mathematics teachers "back to school" at NASA centers during the …