| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:56 AM
An antibullying program that’s being introduced in Glendale Unified schools was in the spotlight Thursday during a discussion on the topic at Crescenta Valley High School.
The event, hosted by the CV Alliance, featured Scott Anderle, Glendale...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
I first heard the phrase, “to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable,” in church. A pastor used it to describe the responsibilities of church pastors. I thought it a fitting description of pastoral duties.
More recently, I learned...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The creator of the next Instagram, Snapchat or Spotify could be from Burbank or Glendale as Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) launches a first-ever congressional challenge for students to create software applications that demonstrate students’ interest...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Five members of the jazz and swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy woke up earlier than normal Tuesday morning to give musical advice to about 250 Glendale Unified students and share short stories about their backgrounds. PHOTOS: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy teaches...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When working with teenagers, I try to keep up with the latest trends so that I can name-drop a Kardashian or crack a joke about Instagram to let them know that this old-man teacher does have an awareness of youth culture.
So not only do I know who Justin...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:30 PM
During a meeting with the Glendale Unified’s superintendent on Tuesday, several local parents said their main concern about the state’s new curriculum is the new tests students will take in April and May.
Called Common Core State Standards,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:46 PM
NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson told a large group of La Crescenta Elementary students on Thursday what it’s like to be in space, sharing everything from what type of food she ate to how she exercised in zero-gravity.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Parents have a lot to decide about their children’s education. From a child’s earliest years to adulthood, parents grapple with the choices they or their child must make in the pursuit of success and happiness.
In my lifetime, the educational...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:14 PM
If education guru Dr. Bill Daggett had his way, the declared goal of the Common Core curriculum would be to prepare students to be career-ready.
As he told Glendale teachers last August, the push for “college-and-career-ready” standards came...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:11 PM
About 1,300 students packed the Alex Theatre on Wednesday morning to get a modern-day look at five of Shakespeare’s classic plays, including scenes featuring sword fights, young lovers and tragic death — as well as an opening set to a chart-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Glendale schools could receive $16 million more in revenue during the next fiscal year compared to the current one, according to school officials.
Glendale Unified expects to receive $180.7 million in 2014-15, up from $164.6 million in the current fiscal...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As Glendale school officials continue to review a plan to offer the district’s popular dual-language immersion classes through the 12th grade, they announced this week which high schools would offer the foreign-language courses.
At the elementary...