| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The gentle sounds of the Pacific could be heard floating through halls of Roosevelt Elementary School this week as members of the Hawaiian Club staged their annual performance.
Participating students, who included nearly the entire fifth grade,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was one of hundreds of schools statewide Thursday to be named 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools in Glendale and Don Benito Fundamental School in Pasadena...
| May 22, 2010
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Applying to college? Now that we've discussed the advantages of being multilingual, it's time to take another look at the issue.
Stanford recommends four years of a foreign language, but will consider a student with only three years. “For example,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:08 PM
Antonio Verde, Italy’s consul general stationed in Los Angeles, visited with the students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary recently, and delivered a $19,000 check to spend on the students there who spend the majority of the school day speaking and...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The PTA at Paradise Canyon Elementary School announced Jan 30 during a school spirit rally that a few dedicated parent volunteers, along with some school employees, would be the recipients of PTA Founders Day awards. They will be feted with other district...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:15 PM
What began as a curious story of a small measles outbreak in, of all places, the so-called Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, has stretched to nearly 100 cases across eight states and into Mexico.
With all the health problems that can befall people,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:57 PM
A computerized program will soon determine which students will be placed in Glendale’s elementary dual-language and magnet-school programs for the next school year, when the window to enroll comes to a close later this week.
So far, 1,173 students...
| Jan 22, 2015
After dipping into their own pockets to enrich their classes, local teachers are turning to a crowd-funding website for help with classroom materials.
The nonprofit DonorsChoose.org allows teachers at public and charter schools to post their project...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:18 PM
In order to make sure the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board stays connected to the community it serves, the district annually appoints members to work as liaisons and representatives on several local groups and committees.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The average student-to-teacher ratio among Glendale schools that receive federal assistance and those that don’t are comparable, according to a recent report released by Glendale school officials.
Crescenta Valley High School is the only campus...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Cerritos Elementary is one of 22 schools in the country to become a finalist for an award handed out by the National Center for Urban School Transformation, which recognizes schools in metropolitan areas with high student achievement.
The awards go to...