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  • Managers' pay at Glendale Community College gets cut again

    Managers' pay at Glendale Community College gets cut again
    Less than one month on the job and Glendale Community College interim President Jim Riggs is seeing his pay check shrink. He has plenty of company. The board of trustees on Wednesday approved 5% salary reductions for managers — including Riggs...
  • As cellphones proliferate classrooms, so do distractions

    As cellphones proliferate classrooms, so do distractions
    The photograph depicting two naked women kissing emanated from the student’s cellphone screen, visible to everyone in the classroom. Glendale High School math teacher Taline Arsenian confiscated the device, placing it in a locked drawer. The...
  • Glendale Community College names interim president

    The Glendale Community College Board of Trustees has named a veteran college administrator with a background in music as interim president, closing out a monthlong search for a temporary steward that at its peak included 22 candidates. Seasoned...
  • GCC budget woes strain relationships

    GCC budget woes strain relationships
    A grim financial forecast at Glendale Community College is cracking relations between some constituent groups on campus. Based on the California state budget passed last week, the college is facing a midyear cut of $4.6 million if Gov. Jerry Brown&...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers union still at odds over furlough days

    Unable to reach an agreement last month to eliminate or defer five teacher furlough days scheduled for the 2012-13 school year, Glendale Unified and union officials are now negotiating to schedule them into the district calendar. But even agreeing on...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers reach deal on unpaid furlough days

    After months of negotiations over the fate of five unpaid teacher furlough days, union leaders have agreed to push them off for one school year. Glendale Unified officials had proposed scheduling the furlough days into the school year by tagging them...
  • Teachers secure grants to bring arts into the classroom

    Teachers secure grants to bring arts into the classroom
    Burbank and Glendale teachers this week created three-year plans for incorporating the arts in the classroom as part of a highly competitive process in which they were awarded a total $30,000 each. Of the 44 school districts that applied for the...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The importance of public education

    Last Thursday I had the privilege of being a featured speaker at the New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow conference. There I was sitting in the green room next to Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., publisher of the New York Times, and columnist David Brooks....
  • The Crosby Chronicles: What counts as student achievement?

    Getting lost during the national attention on the recent Chicago Teachers strike was that administrators in the Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to have student achievement be part of their job evaluation, an unprecedented arrangement. What...
  • Math tutors add 'free' to the equation

    Math tutors add 'free' to the equation
    Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta is dotted with signs advertising SAT prep classes and other tutoring services, much of it geared toward the community’s sizable Korean population. Still, academic extras that provide a number of students a leg up...
  • Glendale Unified furlough day battle looms

    Glendale Unified and its teachers union appear headed for battle over furlough days scheduled for 2012-13, just months after they eliminated similar dates from the current school year. District officials announced this week they had reached an agreement...
  • Getting to teaching's roots

    After securing a highly competitive fellowship, Hoover High School science teacher Zovig Minassian will head to Washington, D.C. this fall, where she will spend 11 months honing her professional development skills at the U.S. Department of Energy. She...