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  • Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break

    Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break
    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 programs, but California’s school year hasn’t lengthened from the required 180 days. Many educators and industry leaders wish students spent more days in school, but I suspect most students and a large percentage of their parents are glad not to lose one more day of summer.
  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Caņada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Caņada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA
    On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...

    GUSD may remove students' class rankings

    Glendale school officials will likely remove students' class rankings from transcripts, due to certain colleges and universities automatically turning students away for not falling within the top 10% of their class, even though those kids still attained a...