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  • Burbank's Mieliwocki takes Teacher of the Year honors

    Burbank's Mieliwocki takes Teacher of the Year honors
    Flanked by her family and colleagues, President Obama today called Burbank Unified teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki — the 2012 national Teacher of the Year — “the definition of ‘above and beyond.'” Mieliwocki, a Glendale...
  • 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...
  • White House transcript of award ceremony

    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                             April 24, 2012 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT...
  • Burbank Unified's Mieliwocki named 2012 National Teacher of the Year

    Burbank Unified's Mieliwocki named 2012 National Teacher of the Year
    Burbank Unified teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki was named today as the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. She was picked from among more than 3 million educators. Raised in Napa by two educators, Mieliwocki has spent nine years of her 13-year career with...
  • 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...
  • A Word, Please: Solving the case of the missing apostrophe

    Somewhere out there, in the teachers' lounge at a teachers college, people are chatting and laughing and sipping coffee — blissfully unaware that they're living exhibits in the Weird Punctuation Hall of Fame. The weirdness comes courtesy of a...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • Federal grant comes with strings

    As part of Glendale Unified's quest for millions in federal Race to the Top funds, district officials are in union negotiations over a big string attached to the money: using standardized student test scores to evaluate teachers. Much is as at stake...
  • Toll students go to Washington, D.C.

    Toll students go to Washington, D.C.
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met on March 20 in Washington D.C. with a group of 70 seventh- and eighth-grade students and their chaperons from Glendale's Toll Middle School. The students were visiting during their spring break, and Schiff took time to...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Remembering and honoring John Sage

    I was contacted by an author to contribute an essay to a book on influential teachers. No, I’m not one of the influential teachers; rather, I am writing about one of my influential teachers. John Sage, my advanced 10th grade English teacher,...
  • Early retirement option gets tepid initial response at Glendale Unified

    Just two weeks short of a deadline for attracting Glendale Unified 75 employees into early retirement to minimize the scope of layoffs later this year, district officials this week reported that just nine have applied for the offer. The incentive entails...
  • Glendale Unified agrees to take teacher pink slips off the table

    Glendale Unified has tentatively abandoned its plan to lay off up to 125 employees — including teachers, nurses and counselors — after a round of negotiations Friday with its teachers union, which must still sign off on the deal. Officials...