Burbank Unified school officials have made their first big dent in a $1.4-million grant the district was awarded earlier this year to create educational pathways for students to take from school into their careers.
With hopes of boosting voter registration and turnout, Burbank is looking to local high school and college students for fresh ideas.
More teenagers in middle school and high school reported using electronic cigarettes rather than tobacco cigarettes within about 30 days of taking a government-sponsored survey recently published by Monitoring the Future, an organization conducting an ongoing study of the behavior of secondary...
The Burbank school board agreed to hire Leadership Associates to search for its next superintendent, who will take the helm of Burbank’s 20 campuses by July.
After two students and an instructional aide had their feet poked with playground wood chips at Washington Elementary, the Burbank Unified school board has agreed to spend about $80,000 to replace the wood chips with artificial turf.
Three open seats on the Burbank school board have drawn six candidates, but only one is an incumbent.
Deborah Madrigal will take the helm of John Burroughs High School in December, Burbank educators announced this past Thursday during a meeting of the Burbank Unified school board.
Guidelines that suggest how long students should spend on homework were reviewed by the Burbank Unified school board last week during a meeting that had a teacher and former student speak out against them.
Burbank school officials on Thursday will discuss the final draft of homework guidelines created by parents and teachers that define what homework is and suggest how much time students should spend doing it.
A bill that prohibits school administrators from expelling students if they willfully defy educators, set to take effect next year, was panned by Burbank school officials last week.
A quarter of Burbank fifth graders tested on their physical abilities need to improve their aerobic capacity when they run or walk, as do 15% of seventh-graders and 16% of high school freshman, according to a study released by the California Department of Education.
The Burbank Arts For All Foundation recently wrote a check for $30,585 to support arts programs in Burbank schools — the biggest check it’s delivered during any one of its twice-a-year grant cycles since it was established in 2006.
Students in French-language classes at John Burroughs High School were visited by a representative of the French Embassy promoting study abroad and university programs in the nation known for its art, literature and food.
School officials have sent requests to five search firms, looking for proposals from them to take on the search for Burbank Unified’s next superintendent.
With three open seats on the Burbank Unified school board this coming spring, at least four people intend to toss their hats into the ring.
Burbank High students showed up to school on Monday in their pajamas to start off the school’s Spirit Week, which will end with them dressed in the school’s blue-and-white colors on Friday to participate in their annual fall rally.
Under growing pressure from state and federal officials, Burbank Unified school district officials are heavily enforcing a rule that prohibits students from fundraising during school hours by selling items available in the cafeteria.
Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students entering careers into highly-skilled jobs that pay...
The entrance to Burbank City Hall was “tinted” orange on Saturday, thanks to hundreds of students promoting unity and peace.
John Burroughs High Principal John Paramo, who took the helm of the campus in 2012, has been promoted to oversee secondary education in Burbank — an administrative districtwide position, according to school officials.
The Burbank school board thanked Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz during their Thursday night meeting, hours after she announced she would retire in June, closing the door on 40 years of work in education, about 10 years in Burbank and two in the district’s top job.
In an unprecedented move, the Burbank school board and City Council held a special meeting to contemplate creating partnerships with local businesses and industry leaders to provide students hands-on training for local, in-demand careers.
The Burbank City Council and School Board will conduct a study session on career technical education during a special joint meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the auditorium of John Burroughs High School, 1920 W. Clark Ave.
When school was in session at Walt Disney Elementary between August 2013 and June 2014, roughly 30 crimes occurred in the vicinity near the school including grand theft, battery and public intoxication.
A 16-year-old John Burroughs High School student was in custody on Friday after reportedly posting a threatening message on Twitter Thursday evening, police said.