| Jun 21, 2013
A new two-year plan is underway in Glendale schools to train educators as they get ready to start teaching the new Common Core State Standards, which are designed to improve students' critical thinking skills.
All but a handful of states —...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Born November 1926 in Ridgefield, New Jersey Died June 14, 2013 in Burbank, California.
William passed away at the age of 86 due to an accident. He was a finance clerk in the United States Army and received a World War II Victory Medal. After his...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Each end of the school year brings mixed feelings: The relief that the marathon of lessons and assignments is coming to a close along with the sadness to say goodbye to students who I have known up to all four years of high school. This annual beginning...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Clark Magnet High School teacher Dominique Evans-Bye is one of 11 teachers across the country — and the only one in California — to win a coveted environmental award that honors her innovative and hands-on approach to teaching science.
| May 11, 2013
A Glendale Unified educator who began teaching in the district 23 years ago will take on a new leadership post in July as assistant superintendent of educational services.
Kelly King will take the position that was held by John Garcia, who left Glendale...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:30 PM
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — Hometown heroics trumped star power on Friday night in the fourth-annual Stars Shooting for Hope celebrity basketball game, which filled the bleachers of the Hoover High gymnasium for a charitable cause, while once again putting...
| Mar 11, 2012
Teachers in Burbank and Glendale school districts will not face layoff notices this month, even as some of their colleagues in nearby La Caņada Flintridge and Pasadena learn they may not be retained for the 2012-13 school year.
State law mandates that...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Imagine what it's like to teach in a community with schools that rank No. 2 in California on standardized tests, where nearly everyone is highly educated and very well to do, and where the kids are really smart and highly motivated, and challenge just...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A Glendale Community College faculty member who specializes in English-as-a-second-language instruction has been named a Fulbright Scholar, a prestigious appointment reserved for the brightest minds in American academia.
Deborah Robiglio, who teaches...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:23 PM
With more than half of its students hailing from non-English-speaking households and 78% qualifying for free and reduced-price lunch, Columbus Elementary School has some of the toughest demographics in Glendale Unified.
But staff members there are too...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:35 PM
California's chief educator received a lesson of his own Thursday at a Glendale Unified training center, where teachers demonstrated education technology tools used to engage students and accelerate learning.
Teachers from several Southern California...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The day began where it does for so many parents and students: staring at a tailpipe, stuck in traffic. I heard the tardy bell and groaned. That was me, late for my “Principal for a Day” assignment at Toll Middle School in Glendale.