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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The loss of a signature standard

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The loss of a signature standard
    "Signature" — a word that appears on legal forms and credit card transactions. Yet very soon that word may have to be redefined. I'm noticing more and more of my high school students do not understand what a signature is, not knowing the...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Later in the day, not earlier in the summer

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Later in the day, not earlier in the summer
    Glendale schools opened on Aug. 12, the earliest start date in history, doing away with the traditional September-through-June school calendar that hasn't been all that traditional for a while now. The back-to-school ads that once appeared in newspapers...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: How I ended my summer vacation

    The Whiteboard Jungle: How I ended my summer vacation
    The start of school is a time when districts have their teachers begin work a couple of days before students arrive with the purpose of getting everyone focused on teaching at their full potential.  It’s a time when superintendents bring in...
  • Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety

    Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety
    Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities. Christopher saw an article posted by a friend about the Glendale Unified School District hiring a company to...
  • No rush for student iPads at Glendale, Burbank districts

    The Los Angeles Unified School District recently launched a districtwide effort to give iPads to every one of its 650,000 students during the next year. But in Glendale and Burbank, school officials are resisting following suit, focusing instead on...
  • Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring

     Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring
    A grandfather of five stood up to castigate Glendale school officials for their decision to pay a company to monitor students' public posts on social networks, calling it an unconstitutional overreach. Tony Passarella, whose two daughters graduated from...
  • GUSD awarded $60K at annual breakfast

    The Glendale Educational Foundation presented Glendale school officials with a $60,000 check Thursday morning during the ninth annual State of the Schools breakfast. During the breakfast catered by Glendale High students in the school's bistro program,...
  • Learning Matters: It's not about the school, it's about reading

    Learning Matters: It's not about the school, it's about reading
    I am beginning to think that some degree of angst about public education is unavoidable, probably even desirable. As demographics change, as technology transforms communication, as neuroscience tells us more about how and when learning happens, teaching...
  • Letter: Computers can't replace teacher help

    In “Glendale teachers prepare for Common Core standards,” Sept. 21, it was mentioned that the new Common Core standards are slowly and efficiently being implemented in Glendale schools and that teachers are teaching the new material to other...
  • Clark Magnet High School students fly high in forest study

    Clark Magnet High School students fly high in forest study
    Through a happy accident involving a pair of high-attitude balloons, Clark Magnet High School students have detailed images of the mountains charred by the 2009 Station Fire, allowing them to study how well the area is recovering. The group, working...
  • Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena

    Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena
    Seven young women were named to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court on Monday and will now embark on months of public appearances as they promote the upcoming Rose Parade in Pasadena, the Los Angeles Times reported. The women were chosen from a...
  • Board downsizes Japanese dual-language program

    [Note: This article was corrected. See details below.] The Japanese dual-language immersion program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary will be downsized rather than moved to another school, the Glendale Unified school board decided Tuesday. The vote ended...