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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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  • 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...
  • Leader Editorial: Tobin news provides reason to cheer

    Burbank Unified School District had good reason to cheer with the recent news that Burroughs High science teacher Jill Tobin was named one of 16 Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year. That's quite an achievement when one considers that there are 75,...
  • Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank

    Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank
    Walking down the street, I couldn't remember which house it was, but suddenly I heard the familiar trombone and it guided me to my destination. Students of Harold "Hal" E. Wetherwax had made a circle around the grand piano in the living room and they...
  • Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright

    Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright
    After a sophomore season in which South Pasadena High's Claire Kieffer-Wright won a CIF State individual championship, led her squad to a CIF Southern Section Division III team title and was named the All-Area Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year,...
  • Mixed data on STAR exams for Burbank schools

    Local public schools saw modest gains in English but a small dip on math test scores, according to data released this week by the California Department of Education. In Burbank, 69% of students tested as proficient or advanced in the English-language...
  • Test prank backfires for Monterey High student

    An apparent prank by a Monterery High student — posting part of a standardized test online — resulted in a "cautionary flag" on the school's score, though state education officials acknowledged the intent appeared to an effort to show off a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Teacher looks forward as she returns home

     Burb's Eye View: Teacher looks forward as she returns home
    Christine Rog's first back-to-school ritual took place in her kitchen, where the construction of a ham sandwich heralded the start of a new year and new challenges ahead. Upon arriving at her new school, Stevenson Elementary, Rog marked another first:...
  • Led by Bell-Jeff, girls' volleyball teams looking to build on success

    For nearly a half-decade, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' volleyball team has been the most successful of the four programs in the city. Under coach Miguel Segura, the Guards had a streak of seven straight Santa Cruz League championships and a...
  • Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again

    Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again
    For the first time in years, there will be no Burbank All-City Cross-Country meet to sort, determine and highlight the top runners within the Media City. Yet, just because there's no race doesn't mean there isn't a competition among the four local...
  • Burbank's National Teacher of the Year chronicles her world tour

    Burbank's National Teacher of the Year chronicles her world tour
    Rebecca Mieliwocki spoke at Glendale High Monday evening to relate stories from her yearlong, whirlwind tour of several nations and 30 states as the National Teacher of the Year. The journey began for the Burbank Unified teacher in the spring of 2012...
  • Burbank High's Katie Hooper multitasks to success in two sports

    Burbank High's Katie Hooper multitasks to success in two sports
    When she arrived at Burbank High as a freshman, Katie Hooper was determined to play multiple sports. Along with softball, Hooper competed in girls' volleyball and girls' soccer. However, after enjoying a successful sophomore season on the diamond for...
  • Burbank school district ponders pre-kindergarten

    Burbank school officials will consider implementing a new kindergarten program for the school district’s youngest five-year-olds. A new junior kindergarten program scheduled to be proposed to the Burbank school board Thursday would provide five...