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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Spanish program in Burbank schools may expand

    Burbank educators say that the Spanish dual-language immersion program they started this year has been successful so far, and they hope to expand it in the fall. Twenty-nine kindergarten students belong to Burbank Unified’s inaugural dual-immersion...
  • Burbank school board hears educators' wish lists

    Burbank educators approached the school board Thursday night to discuss what they believe should be restored in the district as local school officials look to bring back some programs and staff positions that were affected by years of state budget cuts....
  • Special Burbank school board meeting to focus on restoration

    In Burbank, an anticipated increase in revenues for the school district has educators beginning a new conversation about how to improve the education of local students after years of devastating budget cuts. On Thursday, the Burbank Unified school board...
  • District clears way for books

    The Burbank school board Thursday night voted to provide library assistants or clerks to all of the 11 elementary schools in the district. The issue of staffing the libraries came before school board members earlier this month when they learned for the...
  • In Theory: Should schools be a party to religious charities?

    Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues. East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
  • Student becomes ill after eating alleged 'pot brownie'

    A 16-year-old Burroughs High School student was hospitalized Thursday after consuming an alleged marijuana brownie in the morning, and later getting sick at school, police said. The male student reportedly consumed what he said was a “pot brownie&...
  • Schiff invites students to try for military academy

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies. The deadline to apply for a nomination is Nov. 1. Schiff, like all members of Congress, can nominate qualified high school students...
  • Burroughs High student earns top score

    A Burroughs High senior recently earned a top score on the ACT exam, accomplishing something that fewer than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the test typically achieve, according to ACT spokesperson Katie Wacker. Nathaniel Low did not expect to earn...
  • Burbank school exceeds relief goal for Typhoon Haiyan victims

    The nearly 700 students at Joaquin Miller Elementary have raised more than $2,700 for victims of Typhoon Haiyan that devastated the Philippine Islands last month, killing and displacing thousands. Fifth-grade teacher Melissa Pamperin, whose brother...
  • Female student cited for allegedly being drunk at school

    A 14-year-old female student at John Burroughs High School was cited and released Monday after reportedly coming to school drunk, police said. Police and paramedics were called to the school just before 9 a.m. after a teacher noticed the student “...
  • Burbank school to honor Gail Copeland

    Educators at Joaquin Miller Elementary School on Friday will dedicate their quad to the late Gail Copeland, a longtime Burbank educator who served as principal of the school for 19 years. A 1957 graduate of Burbank High, Copeland spent over 42 years as...
  • Joaquin Miller celebrates former principal

    Joaquin Miller celebrates former principal
    Joaquin Miller Elementary students gathered in the school's quad Friday morning to see the unveiling of a new plaque bearing the name of Gail Copeland, who served as the school's principal for 19 years. Current Principal Judy Hession, who worked under...