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  • Homework talk sparks 'spirited debate'

    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.
  • Task force talks homework

    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. The district’s homework task force met...

    Leader Editorial: Discipline rule makes little sense

    A member of the state Assembly, Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) successfully carried a bill through legislation this year that he hopes will put the brakes on school officials who excessively take advantage of a portion of state education code that...

    Arts foundation donation is highest in its history

    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. The...

    Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day

    Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day
    The entrance to Burbank City Hall was “tinted” orange on Saturday, thanks to hundreds of students promoting unity and peace. Students from several local elementary schools wrote inspirational messages and pictures on orange-colored paper...