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  • Race to the top grant still has sticking points for Glendale education officials

    Glendale Teachers Assn. officials, in talks with the district regarding its support for federal Race to the Top funds, said they remain concerned regarding testing requirements and funding implications — issues that scuttled Glendale Unified’s...
  • Learning Matters: Remembering lessons learned

    Learning Matters: Remembering lessons learned
    I've more than once heard this statement: "Today's students learn differently than we did." I'm inclined to disagree. Yes, today's students have informational technology we didn't have and they use it with an ease and speed some of us lack and that...
  • Learning Matters: Counting the steps, enjoying the view

    Learning Matters: Counting the steps, enjoying the view
    I recently finished a pedometer walking challenge organized by my local Curves. For four weeks I counted my steps every day with the aim of reaching at least 5,000, preferably 10,000, steps or more. The challenge was both motivating and fun. Now I make...
  • News-Press Editorial: Teacher union should support grant application

    In the hope of encouraging school districts across the nation to come up with innovative reforms that will boost student achievement and teacher effectiveness, the U.S. Department of Education is again this year offering Race to the Top grants. The...
  • District will try again for Race to the Top grant

    Glendale Unified officials have renewed hope that the district can win a federal grant worth up to $30 million following the district's failed attempt to win the grant last year because it lacked support from the Glendale Teachers Assn. In 2012, the...
  • Glendale teachers to avoid furlough days

    Glendale teachers will not face any furlough days during the current school year under a tentative agreement reached this week. The agreement, reached Aug. 22, between Glendale Unified officials and the Glendale Teachers Assn. leadership, must still...
  • New principal and assistant principal begin school year at R.D. White Elementary

    New principal and assistant principal begin school year at R.D. White Elementary
    For more than 25,950 students attending Glendale Unified, Monday marked the first day of the new school year. For some parents, the day was filled with emotion as they dropped off children just starting kindergarten. Parents Eugene and Margarita...
  • New math model expands to more Glendale schools

    A model for teaching math that Glendale Unified began to pilot two years ago will expand to four more schools this year after students showed significant gains on standardized exams. Pioneered by an immigrant teacher who once struggled with math as a...
  • Glendale Community College to offer more summer, winter session classes

    Glendale Community College to offer more summer, winter session classes
    Glendale Community College will be offering more classes for the summer and winter sessions, however, full-time faculty members teaching those courses will be seeing smaller paychecks. Where faculty members had once earned up to $7,200 to teach a three-...
  • News-Press Editorial: GCC teachers' sacrifice deserves respect

    Glendale Community College students who in recent times found themselves scrambling to find classes are now on the receiving end of a generous gift from their teachers: Full-time faculty members at the Verdugo Boulevard campus have agreed to take a...
  • Robots open teachers' eyes

    Robots open teachers' eyes
    During the first-ever robotics academy at Glendale Community College, nearly 30 teens built and programmed robots from scratch in less than two weeks to compete against each on Thursday. The four-wheeled robots maneuvered around a small white playing...
  • Crosby Chronicles: The joys of summer

    Crosby Chronicles: The joys of summer
    One of the benefits of being a teacher is extra time off from the job compared to other people’s two or three-week vacation periods. Of course, outsiders may not be aware that the time teachers have off in the summer is unpaid. Many teachers,...