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  • Board revokes approval of charter school

    The Burbank Unified school board on Thursday revoked its approval of Giligia Charter Academy, citing the failure of petitioners to secure a school site by the deadline or provide a thorough updated budget, as well as what some school board members...
  • Leader Editorial: Charter schools have a place in community

    After tentatively approving the Giligia Charter Academy last month, the Burbank Unified School Board rejected its petition. On its face, the reasoning is clearly defensible: The school has yet to get a building, the presented budget seems a bit hinky,...
  • Giligia Charter Academy misses deadline to disclose location

    Burbank school officials said they had not yet received an address where Giligia Charter Academy would operate, though that information was due Monday. The charter's lead petitioner, Julia Yeranossian-Aghishian, declined to disclose the school's address...
  • Burbank school board OKs counselor

    The Burbank school board unanimously approved hiring a guidance counselor last week to split their time between two Burbank schools under a pilot program that will be paid for with donations from parent booster clubs. The decision stems from a...
  • Burbank's AP exam pass rate exceeds state, national average

    In Burbank, more students are passing advanced-placement exams than students at the state and national levels, according to data released recently. At Burbank High, there are 18 advanced-placement classes that include English literature, European...
  • Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

    Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class
    Since it inducted its first class in 2008, the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame has had a long and illustrious group of former athletes, coaches, teams and administrators to choose from. "At Burbank High we have an advantage that many schools don't...
  • Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard

    Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard
    After just three weeks, nearly 20 Burbank children and teens have memorized most of their lines and are making final tweaks to their performance on Thursday of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” It’s only...
  • Burbank educators report funding increase

    Burbank school officials revealed a district budget more than $10 million bigger than previous years — it’s part of a $4.75-billion state budget for the following year. School officials say they expect to receive a total of $125.6 million for...
  • Burbank school district OKs independent study program

    Burbank school officials approved a new independent-study program recently in hopes of attracting Burbank students that the district has lost to similar programs nearby that provide students flexibility in earning a high school diploma. The district is...
  • Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class

    Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class
    Nearly 20 students this week participated in the first-ever animation class at John Burroughs High School taught by a Woodbury University professor to give juniors and seniors an introduction to the industry. The beginning animation class will have...
  • New school year kicks off for Burbank kids

    New school year kicks off for Burbank kids
    More than 16,000 kids returned to Burbank schools on Monday, ushering in a new academic year that will see Burbank educators continue to shift to new curriculum standards and restore some academic programs. At Walt Disney Elementary, where fewer than 400...
  • Letter: Problem wasn't really the insulation

    The Burbank Leader of Aug. 13 regarding the noxious odor in several offices and classrooms at Jordan Middle School only tells half the story. The issue at the school wasn’t “poorly drying wet attic insulation,” but it was attic...