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  • Letter: Armenian school makes old issues new again

    So just what are they putting in the water cooler over at the school board offices? This is, after all, 2014, not 1964, and we have had more than 40 years of court-ordered desegregation. Now the Burbank school board would like to bring that to a...
  • Burbank educators closer to approving 'LCAP' plan

    Burbank educators are closing in on a three-year plan that has been months in the making and lists priorities for how they spend state dollars, which have been increasing recently following years of cuts. The Local Control and Accountability Plan,...
  • 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...
  • Forum on proposed charter academy draws hundreds

    About 200 people attended a special school board meeting Monday night at which about 40 people addressed school officials with concerns about the potential opening of a charter school later this year, with many of them fearing the school would focus on...
  • Bell-Jeff tabs Martinez as new football coach, athletic director

    Only days into his new job, Fred Martinez has been hard at work trying to turn around the sports programs at Bellarmine-Jefferson High. Martinez has been hired as the new athletic director and head football coach at Bell-Jeff. Martinez, 50, is the...
  • Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo

    Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo
    Roughly 20 Burbank students were recognized for their artistic talents this week as part of the annual Youth Art Expo, which featured the drawings, sketches and sculptures of more than 200 students. The program, which was organized by the park,...
  • Burbank Unified reports more graduating students than average

    Burbank Unified reports more graduating students than average
    Burbank Unified students are graduating at a rate well above the state average, according to data released this week. For the students who were part of the class of 2012-13, more than 91.8% of them graduated, while nearly 70 students dropped out. The...
  • Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title

    Two Burbank schools earn 'Distinguished' title
    Improving students' overall academic success was a key component in two local elementary schools receiving 2014 California Distinguished Schools' awards this week. Joaquin Miller and R.L. Stevenson elementary schools were also each presented an...
  • On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way

    On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way
    The Burbank Arts for All Foundation presented its third annual "Party on the Plaza" gala honoring three stewards of arts education for Burbank public schools — the Downtown Burbank Partnership, Monterey High School art teacher Peggy Zirves and...
  • Adult school graduates earn second chances

    Adult school graduates earn second chances
    Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated earlier this week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances. More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational Development certificates, known as a...