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  • 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...
  • Education Matters: Goodbye to two great men

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • We need extradition treaty with Armenia

    Regarding the Oct. 14 stories "FBI raid nets 15 accused in $100M Medicare case" and "Developer accused of financial fraud": It was reported on the same day these breaking stories were published in the Glendale News-Press that Mexican authorities had...
  • Organizations: Retired teachers meet for holiday luncheon

    The Glendale Foothill Division of the California Retired Teachers Assn. will have its luncheon meeting on Dec. 6 at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. The cost is $12, and reservations can...
  • Sharing the gift of reading

    Retired Glendale elementary school teacher Pat Ganje said she knew she wanted to be a teacher the day she began kindergarten, and her passion only grew. After working her dream job teaching in Glendale and Europe for more than 40 years, Ganje received...
  • District looking for teachers

    GLENDALE — Despite laying off 66 teachers this year, the Glendale Unified School District has been advertising for vacant special education teachers and aide positions. The ads, posted June 28 and renewed last month on Internet job sites, are for...