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  • Officials update charter school policies for Glendale

    After an organization expressed an interest in opening a charter school in Glendale recently, school officials are updating their policies tied to the approval or denial of a charter school.
  • Learning Matters: Parent participation can lead to more student success

    Learning Matters: Parent participation can lead to more student success
    I think it peculiar that the federal Department of Education requires schools to establish meaningful parent engagement strategies as a condition of receiving federal funds, but the California Department of Education has called into question some of the...

    Letter: Charter school isn't the best route

    The June 14 edition of the News-Press reported a decision of the Burbank Unified School District to approve a charter school designed specifically for Armenian students. The same edition carried an editorial questioning the advisability of such a...

    Diplomats visit dual-language classes

    Diplomats visit dual-language classes
    Franklin Elementary students welcomed two foreign diplomats to visit their dual-immersion German classes over the course of two consecutive days this week. On Friday, Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann of the German consulate in Los Angeles...

    Seeing Stars: Music programs are changing the tune for students

    Seeing Stars: Music programs are changing the tune for students
    Some of my favorite stories as a freelance reporter are those about how music and arts programs make a positive difference in young students' lives. The idea that we wouldn't balance music and art with academics in education is sinful to me. There are...