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  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Preschool eyes home next door, drawing concerns from neighbors

    The proposed expansion of a local preschool drew concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise at a Planning Board meeting on Monday, while school operators said they have outgrown their current facility. The Burbank Planning Board — which was...
  • 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,...
  • Mystery odor at Jordan Middle School determined

    Mystery odor at Jordan Middle School determined
    Administrators at David Starr Jordan Middle School will move back into the school's front office in upcoming weeks after crews cracked the case of a mysterious lingering odor that didn't let up for nearly a year after the school's roof was installed. In...
  • Burbank preschool expansion denied due to potential neighborhood impacts

    The Planning Board on Monday denied the proposed expansion of a local preschool in a residential neighborhood, which had drawn concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise. Burbank Temple Emanu El, a preschool and religious education center located...
  • On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes

     On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes
    With two different, and yet equally important goals, the Roosevelt Elementary School Booster Club and Tony Yanow, the proprietor of Burbank's Tony's Darts Away, staged respective fundraisers this past week. Gathering at the Canyon Grille at DeBell...
  • Burbank school counselor program could be revived after a decade

    Burbank school officials this week considered reviving a position that hasn't existed for more than 10 years, but it would initially be funded by parents and not available to all schools. In the 1990s, guidance counselors served students across the...
  • In Theory: Would removing chapter numbers harm the Bible's message?

    A graphic artist/book designer from Santa Cruz has successfully raised $1.4 million, far exceeding the $37,000 he was seeking on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a Bible without chapters. Adam Lewis Greene says his “Bibliotheca”...
  • Letter: Charter school would have been redundant

    Re: “Charter schools have a place in community,” Leader editorial, July 19. When arguing that the Giligia Charter Academy has standing to serve possibly under served portions of our immigrant community, the Leader fails to see how greatly this...
  • 'Girl Meets World' stars Burbank native

    'Girl Meets World' stars Burbank native
    Last we left the cast of "Boy Meets World," teacher Mr. Feeny declared class dismissed for the final time, sending off four of his favorite students on to new life paths. Now, class is back in session — this time with a new student in a new town,...
  • 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...