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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,...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Muir students rock with music legends

     Burb's Eye View: Muir students rock with music legends
    We just had our faces melted off by the shrieking guitar riffs and arena-blasting, Prog-Rock stylings of Styx. Then Foreigner took the Greek Theatre stage, wailing on classic ballads 30 years past their Billboard heyday, but no less powerful. It was the...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

    A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular...
  • 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 school district plan gets hearing

    About 100 people attended a town hall meeting Thursday night where Burbank school officials received feedback from residents about the school district’s priorities for spending state dollars over the next three years. A list of nine priorities...
  • Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era

    Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era
    Burbank preschool teacher Connie Pereida turned on the lights at Killgore Kiddie Kamp and a couple dozen children woke up ready to sing songs, eat snacks and play in the sandbox before the end of the school day. It would be one of the last times the...
  • 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...
  • '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,...