| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee.
While summer programs in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
School's in for summer — at least that's the case for La Cañada Unified instructors who want to build their tech chops before school starts back up on Aug. 12.
Throughout summer break, the district's IT department is offering a series of "Tech...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Some students in La Cañada’s Sagebrush area whose parents work in the city will be allowed to attend school in the La Cañada Unified School District this fall, after officials agreed Thursday to change how they accept transfer applications.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Local school summers are shorter than they used to be. With graduations just more than a month past, the 2014-15 school year is just one month away. The current instructional calendar lines up better with Advanced Placement testing and many summer college...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...