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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 Unified's dropout rate declines

    The drop out rate for Burbank Unified continues to fall, with the district faring better than the state average for the 2012 academic year, according to the most recent data. Of the 1,410 students who started high school in 2008 on the path to...
  • Number of Burbank students taking AP, honors courses on the rise

    Burbank Unified this week announced that more students than ever are taking Advanced Placement and honors classes, although grades have dipped slightly in tandem with the greater access. In past years, AP and honors courses at Burbank and Burroughs high...
  • Japanese students get the full Burbank experience during two-week exchange

    Japanese students get the full Burbank experience during two-week exchange
    Mikeila Fujimoto, 16, sat patiently as Sean Conklin, an artist from Burbank's Make-up Designory, applied bloody gashes onto her face. It was one of the many activities scheduled Wednesday for Mikeila and her 11 other classmates from Ota, Japan on...
  • Dogs to visit Burbank schools to sniff for drugs, alcohol

    Dogs trained to sniff out drugs and alcohol will make 60 surprise visits to school campuses in Burbank over the next academic year under a new contract approved by district officials. The $11,100 agreement approved during last week’s school board...
  • Praise is common for youth coach

    I read with interest sportswriter Jeff Tully's article on longtime Burbank youth Coach Mike Graceffo in the July 20 Burbank Leader. A longtime Burbank City Park, Recreation, and Community Services coordinator, Graceffo has been a positive influence on the...
  • Burbank's teacher of the Year: Making students wonder

    Burbank's teacher of the Year: Making students wonder
    Out of 75,000 eligible educators, Burroughs High School teacher Jill Tobin stands among 16 chosen as Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year. “It’s totally humbling,” she said. “I feel like I don’t deserve this any more than...
  • Burbank High's Irene Maemura leads this season's girls' golf talent

    Burbank High's Irene Maemura leads this season's girls' golf talent
    As the summer draws to a close, it means it's time for the players of the Burroughs High and Burbank girls' golf teams to take to the course and represent their schools for another season. Last season, both Burbank and Burroughs featured squads that had...
  • Screenland Drive sidewalk battle heats up again

    Screenland Drive sidewalk battle heats up again
    The debate over installing sidewalks in front of homes near Luther Burbank Middle School has heated up again, with school officials fighting for the sidewalks and most neighbors adamantly against them. More than two years ago, the Burbank City Council...
  • Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face

    Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face
    For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal. On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
  • Burbank elementary school breaks 900 API mark

    R.L. Stevenson Elementary made Burbank history this week: scoring above 900 on the Academic Performance Index, making it one of the California’s top schools. While Burbank schools have continually met the state’s goal for scoring at least...
  • Bell-Jeff football tries to move forward after game cancellation

    Bell-Jeff football tries to move forward after game cancellation
    Being a former college football player, Bellarmine-Jefferson Principal Michael Stumph said it was a difficult decision to have to cancel a portion of the Guards season, as word about the cancellations were made official by the school on Wednesday via...
  • Burbank school district takes note of Glendale's online monitoring

    Burbank’s schools chief said she plans to keep an eye on neighboring Glendale Unified, who recently hired a Hermosa Beach-based company to monitor the public social networking accounts of its middle and high school students. “We do not...