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  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • A Trojan effort amid tragedy

    A Trojan effort amid tragedy
    Leticia Avila's battle with cancer lasted three years. She died just days before Christmas at age 53, leaving behind two sons and two daughters, including her youngest, Maria Cruz Castaneda Avila. At 10 years old, the fifth-grader at Horace Mann...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Hoover team victorious at Scholastic Bowl

    The Crosby Chronicles: Hoover team victorious at Scholastic Bowl
    Please allow me to boast. Congratulations to Matthew Benitez, Jacob Deyell, Victor Garcia, Gayane Hovsepyan and Meagan Yuen for winning Hoover’s first Glendale Unified Scholastic Bowl in five years – and my first victory as coach. Glendale...
  • Glendale school board candidates take on bullying

    Bullying among students and the responsibility that parents and district employees have when it happens was addressed by six of the seven school board candidates Monday during a forum hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce. The...
  • Freemon has a conflict of interest

    Please forgive me for not making my point clear (“No need for Glendale school board changes,” Mailbag, March 9). I am concerned that Jennifer Freemon would be ineffective on the school board because ethically, she would have to recuse...
  • Political newcomer leads fundraising race for Glendale school board

    Political newcomer leads fundraising race for Glendale school board
    A political newcomer who’s running for Glendale Unified school board has raised the most money in the race, according to the most recent campaign filings. A dentist by trade, Armina Gharpetian reported raising $12,250. Of that amount, $1,155 came...