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Health and Safety at School (INACTIVE)

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  • Talks between teachers union, Glendale Unified break down on furlough days

    Five unpaid furlough days remain on the books for the 2012-13 school year at Glendale Unified after a proposed deal to defer them last week fell through. During negotiations Thursday, Glendale Teachers Assn. leaders agreed to defer the furlough days...
  • Groups step up lunch alternatives for needy students

    Groups step up lunch alternatives for needy students
    Glendale Unified is partnering with several local civic organizations to provide free lunches to children who may not know where their midday meals will come from during the summer months. Keeping children fed is important in making sure students...
  • Unclassified Info: When it comes to bullies, parenting is key

    By now you’ve probably heard of — and talked about — Karen Klein, the New York bus monitor who was bullied by a couple of students last week. With so many recent incidents around the country and in our own community involving bullying,...
  • Glendale gets major safety grant

    Glendale gets major safety grant
    Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students. The combined amount was...
  • Crescenta Valley coalition working on strategic plan to curb teen drug use

    From better educating parents aboutdrug use to creating informational fliers, stakeholders with the Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition on Friday mulled over ideas to reduce substance abuse among youths. Stakeholders from various local...
  • Drew Ferraro's family files $2-million claim

    The family of a student who committed suicide at Crescenta Valley High School earlier this year has filed a $2-million claim against Glendale Unified, alleging that school officials failed to protect him from “constant bullying.” Drew...
  • Concussion concerns grow in high school football

    Concussion concerns grow in high school football
    For many, it's somewhat of a silent epidemic that is turning into a loud problem. High school athletes are suffering brain injuries at alarming rates, and the research is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...
  • Glendale Unified rejects $2M claim filed by parents of student who committed suicide on campus

    Glendale Unified rejects $2M claim filed by parents of student who committed suicide on campus
    The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday rejected a $2-million claim filed against the district by the parents of Drew Ferraro, who jumped to his death at Crescenta Valley High School in February. John and Deana Ferraro are seeking $1 million for the...
  • 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...
  • ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims

    ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims
    The ACLU of Southern California announced Wednesday that it had reached settlements with the city of Glendale and the school district on behalf of eight Latino students who alleged officials engaged in racial profiling and illegal searches during a 2010...
  • Intersections: L.A. in top 10 for traffic congestion, but not No. 1

    It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles has made the list of top 10 cities for worst traffic congestion in the country, according to a newly released report from the Texas Transportation Institute. It might seem surprising however, that we've...
  • Security firm's claim rejected

    Glendale Unified has rejected a claim filed by a candidate for school board who alleges the district engaged in discriminatory and unfair business practices when it severed ties with his security firm in 2007. Ali Sadri — who is running in the...