Lisa Lappin

Lisa Lappin is a second- and third-grade teacher who has been teaching in Compton and Paramount for a combined 26 years.

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A painting by Lappin's student who lost her battle with cancer at age 8: “painted by the child to whose memory this ... struggle is dedicated. Her painting reminds us that with each new day there is hope.” (Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Lappin) Views
Friday, December 22, 2017
Paramount's "Erin Brockovich" Petitions to Protect Children From Hex Chrome Cancers
As a veteran teacher of 25 years, I‘ve heard children say a lot of things. But in 2010, one of my second-grade students said something no teacher should ever hear: “Ms. Lappin, I don’t want to die.” He wasn’t sick. But he was scared. The child’s haunting words impelled me to start asking questions...
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