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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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  • Talks to raise Burbank superintendent's pay delayed

    The Burbank Unified School Board decided to postpone a discussion Thursday night about whether to give its top administrator a $15,000 raise. Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz requested to pull the item at the start of the meeting. The proposal would have...
  • Students' artwork featured at Bob Hope Airport

    Students' artwork featured at Bob Hope Airport
    Travelers heading to Bob Hope Airport may notice a huge banner hanging from an air-traffic control tower depicting an airplane flying out of a glass jar filled with clouds. The art piece was the vision of six student artists from John Burroughs High...
  • Projects sends teachers, administrators at Jordan Middle School in hot-air balloon

    Projects sends teachers, administrators at Jordan Middle School in hot-air balloon
    A hot-air balloon that floated above the grassy field at David Starr Jordan Middle School on Monday carried some special passengers — two teachers and three administrators — much to the amazement of the students dozens of feet below....
  • Gates open just in time for Burbank students entering equestrian league

    Gates open just in time for Burbank students entering equestrian league
    Burbank school officials are paving the way for students to become members of an equestrian league just in time for them to compete in a major horse competition at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center on Sunday. With recent approval by Burbank Unified...
  • Community: Mieliwocki named Zonta Club's Woman of the Year

    Community: Mieliwocki named Zonta Club's Woman of the Year
    Avid readers of this newspaper know that Luther Middle School teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki received the National Teacher of the Year for 2012, but they might not know why. She engages her students in the classroom and inspires her fellow teachers, said her...
  • Burroughs teacher 'proud' of nomination

    Burroughs teacher 'proud' of nomination
    A Burroughs High School science teacher who became one of seven semifinalists in the running to be named a 2014 California Teacher of the Year did not advance in the state competition, according to a press release issued by State Supt. Tom Torlakson...
  • Backups shelved at Burbank elementary schools

    Backups shelved at Burbank elementary schools
    Burbank's elementary schools will no longer be able to rely on volunteers to work at libraries that lack a staff librarian, putting an already anemic system further into limbo. Due to deep cuts to education funding in recent years, Burbank Unified...
  • Bench gets a butterfly makeover

    Bench gets a butterfly makeover
    A bench, featuring 800 hand-decorated butterflies made by students, teachers and administrators now adorns Thomas Jefferson Elementary, a tribute to the seven species of the brightly colored insects that flutter by the campus. Parents last week...
  • A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline

    A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline
    The New Year brings a time of reflection and hope. The Media City has plenty to look forward to in 2014, though the calendar seems packed with development. The airport is planning to open its transportation center, two hotels are slated to break ground,...
  • Burbank teachers lament large class sizes

    Burbank educators and school officials expressed their frustration over the underfunded state education system which they say is partly to blame for high class sizes across the district. Burbank Unified reported a district average of 29.66 students to...
  • Burbank Youth & Government students give bills a hearing

    At Burbank City Hall Wednesday night, aspiring legislators polled the public on potential bills to bring to Sacramento next year — but these policymakers had to finish their high-school homework first. Student delegates from the Burbank YMCA's...
  • Former BUSD coach dies

    Former BUSD coach dies
    Former Burbank Unified educator, administrator and coach Benjamin Hamilton Lloyd, known as “Ham” to generations of Burbank students and locals, passed away Dec. 30 from congestive heart failure, his family said. He was 89. Lloyd was born on...