| 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 Cañada 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.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Nearly one year after Glendale voters approved a $270-million technology-focused school bond, they can now see evidence of the investment in classrooms.
On Monday, Glendale Unified kicked off a second consecutive week of technology training for its...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A program that serves some of Glendale Unified's poorest families is slated to be scaled back for the second time in as many years, which could lead to layoffs and fewer services for students.
School board members on Tuesday approved nearly $1 million in...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:00 PM
School principals are being forced to assume additional managerial responsibilities — even some they may not be sufficiently prepared for — amid ongoing cuts to state education budgets, according to a recently released report.
A survey of...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Glendale Unified has reached a deal with its teachers union that eliminates three furlough days scheduled for the current school year, the first of which was set to take place in just eight weeks.
Assistant Supt. for Human Resources David Samuelson...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:58 PM
A La Cañada High School math teacher who agreed to retire in June after it was determined she used abusive language in the classroom will get a $215,000 payout from the district, according to the terms of the settlement.
The teacher, Gabrielle Leko,...