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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • GCC to partner with districts on adult education effort

    Local education officials are starting to collaborate to improve adult education in Burbank and Glendale and hope to tap into a multimillion-dollar state grant available to school districts and colleges that agree to work together toward that goal. They&...
  • Glendale Community College wraps up first smoke-free semester

    Since Glendale Community College officials turned the college into a smoking-free campus last spring, turnout at the weekly nicotine anonymous meetings has been slim. And, during the fall semester, the college’s police officers issued 15...
  • Sparks fly over use of Wi-Fi

    School officials addressed parents’ concerns about Glendale Unified’s use of wireless Internet this week, vowing to continue using the technology during an impassioned meeting that had one school board member speak out against local parents&...
  • Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes

    Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes
    Most Christmas seasons since I was a child, I’ve sat down to watch “Miracle on 34th Street,” one of my all-time favorite movies. To me, it’s a story about people doing the “right” things for the “wrong”...
  • Tobinworld names longtime teacher as new principal

    Tobinworld names longtime teacher as new principal
    Chris Lougheed, the new principal at Tobinworld in Glendale, didn’t have to learn much about the nonpublic school that serves children with special needs and autism. He’d already taught there for 23 years, beginning as a high school...
  • Donation goes to students' mental health needs

    Glendale Unified has hired a psychological services provider to work full-time between Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School to offer mental health support for students, thanks to a large donation to the school district. Glendale...
  • GUSD plan to increase enrollment and expand dual-language program ignites debate

    A Glendale Unified School District plan to increase enrollment at La Crescenta-area elementary schools to allow for the expansion of dual-language immersion programs has ignited an intense debate among foothill neighbors regarding potential changes to...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Glendale schools eyed for Japanese program

    Glendale schools eyed for Japanese program
    When Glendale Unified officials downsized the Japanese dual-language program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School last month, they committed to finding another school to offer one or two additional classes in the program. Officials are now eyeing...
  • Glendale Unified tallies language census

    The primary language of about 58% of Glendale Unified students is one other than English, according to data released by the school district this week. Of the roughly 60 primary languages that Glendale students speak besides English, the top three were...
  • Franklin Magnet students honor veterans

    Franklin Magnet students honor veterans
    Franklin Magnet School honored 17 veterans during a campus assembly Thursday. The veterans were either connected to American Legion Glendale Post 127 or to the school’s students. For decades, the elementary school has hosted local veterans on...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teachers need to close the 'achievement gap'

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teachers need to close the 'achievement gap'
    The phrase "achievement gap" often refers to the test-score discrepancies between white students and non-white students in public schools. However, the more alarming achievement gap is between high school work and college work. Plenty of students...