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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Most Burbank Unified expulsions tied to drug, alcohol use

    Thirteen of the 19 students expelled from Burbank Unified schools during the past academic year were because of drug or alcohol use, officials reported. Other students were expelled for possessing a weapon, committing sexual battery or assaulting a...
  • Providence's Harvey honored with league's top award in volleyball

    Providence's Harvey honored with league's top award in volleyball
    BURBANK — Providence High senior boys' volleyball player Phil Harvey and his counterpart at Burroughs, Daniel Jacobs, used to be teammates while playing for a club team in the San Gabriel Valley. The two even teamed up playing in the freshman...
  • Noon Kiwanis Club honors students

    Noon Kiwanis Club honors students
    The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club held its annual Scholarship and Citizenship Day at its meeting on May 8 at the Burbank YMCA. Each student was introduced and given a certificate and a monetary award. The $1,000 Don Farquhar Memorial Scholarship Award went...
  • Burbank High graduate Jordan Card enjoys big season for Regals

    Burbank High graduate Jordan Card enjoys big season for Regals
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Jordan Card (Burbank High, 2011) sophomore, Cal Lutheran women’s water polo: During her second season, the former Pacific League Player of the Year got but four starts during...
  • Burbank Unified School District gets down to the core

    Burbank educators preparing to implement new so-called Common Core state learning standards have created a plan for how they will spend $2.9 million to make the transition. Leading the effort is Sharon Cuseo, director of instruction and accountability...
  • On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors

    On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors
    Mark Sellers describes the music his band Wildhorse plays as southern country rock with a soulful rhythm-and-blues feel. “I always add southern to it because I grew up in the South and that is really where country rock came from — you have...
  • New dual-language immersion class could be a boon

    Fifteen students remain on a waiting list for Burbank Unified’s first Spanish dual-language immersion program after a lottery held April 22 determined the 29 students who won seats in the class. Beginning this fall, students in a kindergarten...
  • John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success

    John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success
    Look no further than John Burroughs High School to find the national grand champions of all high school choirs in the United States. After months — and for some students, years — of work, two choir teams at John Burroughs High School secured...