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Elementary Schools

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown goes over budget with Burbank educators

    Gov. Jerry Brown goes over budget with Burbank educators
    Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
  • Boards endorse lawsuit

    Local school boards are throwing their support behind a lawsuit filed Thursday that claims the California education system has been underfunded by billions for years in violation of the state Constitution. The lawsuit represents years of work by the...
  • School to keep name as 'College View'

    School to keep name as 'College View'
    Glendale educators have decided against changing the name of College View School, citing a survey that indicated people wanted the name to remain as is. The school serves about 80 severely disabled students. In February, College View parent Amy...
  • LCUSD analyzes pilot fifth, sixth grade math program

    La Cañada Unified school officials looked at whether or not heterogeneous math classes in fifth- and sixth-grades piloted in the 2013-14 school year help kids learn. Supt. Wendy Sinnette and Anais Wenn, assistant superintendent of curriculum and...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • GUSD approves plan to address students' social, emotional needs

    When Glendale school officials approved a three-year plan last week to ensure students' academic success and prioritize the district's money, they also committed to the plan's robust focus on students' social and emotional needs. During the 2014-15...
  • Auditor releases report on special education in LCF

    After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services. Bob Farran, a...
  • Glendale educators embrace new student assessments

    To better enable Glendale educators to identify students’ skills and areas for improvement, Glendale Unified will pay more than $3.4 million for a new program to track students’ progress in math and reading. The district’s five-year...
  • Glendale students surveyed on computerized testing

    Across California, more than 3 million students spent 12 weeks sampling the new state computerized exams, and Glendale educators have surveyed their students to gather input on how prepared they were. School districts will not receive students' test...
  • Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks

    Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks
    Glendale school officials are continuing negotiations with La Cañada officials regarding the Sagebrush territory. In recent weeks, Glendale school officials have considered parents' concerns over the future of Mountain Avenue, the elementary school that...
  • Prep class serves as a prologue to further study

    Prep class serves as a prologue to further study
    Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Cañada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond. Gone were the kindergartners and small-school feel of La Cañada Elementary, replaced by...
  • New report cards to debut in Glendale Unified School District

    Glendale educators recently unveiled a draft version of a new elementary report card that will be used to measure the success of students, including their effort in various subjects and behavior skills, during the upcoming academic year. The draft was in...