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  • Education system needs new priority

    Re: “Program offered for English learners” (Mailbag, Jan. 5): According to two Harvard University Reports, the conclusions of which I found in a Verdugo Labor Market Report flier among the nicely stacked group I first found on the Glendale Central Library's “Library and Community Information” kiosk, there are two main reasons why the American educational system too often results in our labor markets having a dearth of access to skilled labor: The structure of the country's workforce development system and the current U.S. education system's focus on qualifying most students for college versus specific industry needs.
  • Caltech names physicist as new president

    Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday. Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also holds...

    Letter: Schools should be safe for students

    From the shocking massacre at Columbine High School in 1990, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, and the countless other horrific school shootings that have taken place in the last couple years, guns and perpetual fear have become the norm in...

    Smith is Wooden winner

    GLENDALE — This is the time of year when the awards begin to roll in for Kenyatta Smith and, after leading the Flintridge Prep boys' basketball team to the CIF Southern Section Division 5-AA championship, that figures to be especially true this...

    Faith and Life: Collaboration is good for us

    Collaboration. What does that word mean, exactly? One definition is “to work together on a common enterprise or project.” I was at a conference this past weekend put on by Harvard University on Attention Deficit Disorder. We sat for hours...