Hundreds of students at Joaquin Miller Elementary received free dental care and tips recently through the Burbank-based Kids’ Community Dental Clinic, which provides free care to children at up to 60 schools each year.
More than 400 Burbank students participated in dance, science, cooking and sporting competitions Thursday afternoon at an annual after-school field day event.
Burbank officials on Friday certified the election results from the city’s Tuesday primary, which had school board candidates Roberta Reynolds and Steve Ferguson winning two of three open seats on the board outright by securing more than 50% of the vote each.
Two Burbank school board candidates won election outright for three open seats Tuesday night, cutting a field of six down to two for the general election in April.
Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz shed light on the recent turnover in administrators in school districts throughout California, citing curriculum changes and retirement as factors affecting Burbank Unified as well.
With ballots in the Burbank municipal primary due Tuesday, the latest campaign finance reports filed with the City Clerk’s office show City Council candidates Juan Guillen and David Nos each received a funding boost in recent weeks.
Burbank educators may provide more guidance counselors across its 11 elementary schools, following positive preliminary findings about the impact one guidance counselor has had at Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt elementary schools this year.
The six candidates for Burbank school board expressed similar thoughts about Common Core, with most expressing optimism about the multistate curriculum, but noting that the board needs to keep a watchful eye on implementation.
As Burbank’s election primary approaches, school board candidates continue to push for votes and campaign cash.
A year and a half after voters passed Burbank Unified’s $110-million Measure S bond, school officials have made headway into spending the first $41 million they were issued.
The six Burbank school board candidates vying for three open seats opened up about past mistakes and gave insight into their fundraising strategies during a forum at Woodbury University Wednesday.
A Burbank High School teacher and coach remains on leave as school officials interview students about a book he wrote and shared with students containing passages on teenage sexual encounters, according to...
After fewer than three years in the position, Woodbury University President Luis Ma. R. Calingo announced Thursday he will be stepping down from the helm of the private Burbank college.
Karen Gibson retired from teaching Burbank students in 2012 after spending 19 years at Bret Harte Elementary, but she hasn’t thrown in the educational towel just yet.
As Burbank’s current school board plans to make an offer to the person they hope will become the Burbank schools’ next superintendent in early April, the current field of school board candidates recently offered their take on the qualities that person should have.
In the past five years, Nickelodeon Animation Studio has donated more than $200,000 worth of technology to Burbank schools, in addition to having its artists visit local schools and create mentorship programs.
To meet a state mandate to have class sizes at an average of 24 students to one teacher by 2019, Burbank Unified may need to pay for new classroom buildings or portable rooms with bond funds, according to school board member Larry Applebaum.
With Burbank’s primary election less than a month away, the leader in the school board money race is Woodbury professor Armond Aghakhanian, who has raised nearly $12,000 as of Jan. 10.
On the back wall, the word “music” was spelled down a broad, white stripe in the midst of various academic subjects: the M came from music, the U from language, S from history, I from reading and C from science.
Two retired superintendents helping Burbank school officials with their search for the district’s next chief took notes Wednesday evening during a special board meeting during which school board members and local residents listed qualities they want in their next leader.
When tree roots clogged a main sewer line that serves Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary and nearby homes late last month, sewage seeped into a bathroom, classroom and playground area of the school.
Students and faculty at Lycee International de Los Angeles, a school with a Burbank campus that has an international focus, had a strong emotional react to the killings at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday.
About 80 faculty and staff from Providence High School in Burbank arrived at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School in Sun Valley Tuesday morning prepared to spend eight hours improving the school’s library and playground.
Change is in the air in Burbank, including a new school superintendent and new elected officials after the April election as three incumbents don’t plan to run again.
The Burbank Unified school board is expected to consider reinstating a position that was eliminated about 10 years ago in response to budget cuts.