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  • Glendale Unified school board candidates unfurl their answers

    Teacher evaluations and budget hurdles were among the topics submitted from the public for a forum that put the spotlight on the seven candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board. The televised forum, hosted by the League of...
  • Enough teachers take early retirement option to avert pink slips

    Enough Glendale Unified employees have committed to an early retirement option to stave off the need to issue pink slips later this year, district officials announced this week. The threat of layoff notices for up to 125 employees had loomed large as...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • GCC restores power Wednesday night after daylong closure

    GCC restores power Wednesday night after daylong closure
    Glendale Community College went dark again on Wednesday during the second major power outage to shut the campus down since last week. At about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, the campus lost power due to an equipment malfunction on Mountain Street below the tennis...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Prop. 30 passage should stop losses

    Whew! I sense a sigh of relief among California teachers that Proposition 30 narrowly passed. Many of us educators were bracing for uncharted territory come January when even more budget cuts would have to be implemented. Who would lose their job? How...
  • Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'

    Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'
    When Proposition 30 passed this week with 54% of the vote, it came with the promise of no mid-year cuts to schools. But the success of the tax measure underscores the remaining burden on local school officials who still wrestle with the consequences of...
  • Teachers union made the right choice

    I disagree with your Nov. 3 editorial that found fault with the Glendale Teachers Assn. I praise them for their principled decision; it could not have been an easy one for them to make. Teachers are the invaluable asset in the effort to foster an informed...
  • Union is trying to protect students

    The loss of 125 classroom teachers that Glendale Unified School District students will be facing next year was left out of the Nov. 3 editorial, "Union’s position is a loss for students." The district, in its first draft of the Race to the Top...
  • Community news: Hoover's Tour of Homes, Professor Carlos Robles wins award

    Community news: Hoover's Tour of Homes, Professor Carlos Robles wins award
    Tickets go on sale Wednesday for the 55th annual Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8. The tour raises funds for senior scholarships. A new feature this year will be a refreshment area at one of the homes, where...
  • Glendale Unified among 21 California applicants for Race to the Top grant

    Glendale Unified among 21 California applicants for Race to the Top grant
    Glendale Unified is among 21 California school districts and educational consortiums that  applied for a $400-million federal grant program that has been strongly opposed by many teachers unions. The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday...
  • Glendale Unified making steady gains in English proficiency rates

    Glendale Unified making steady gains in English proficiency rates
    Glendale educators continue to make steady gains in turning English language learners into fluent, English-proficient students. According to the district’s annual language census report, 15% of the district’s English learners were...
  • Organizations

    Juniors High Tea benefits children The La Crescenta Woman's Club Juniors had their annual elegant High Tea on May 8 to benefit Operation Smiles, a nonprofit medical group that serves children who were born with facial deformities such as cleft palates. A...