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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 sees improvements in student drop-out rates

    Burbank Unified sees improvements in student drop-out rates
    Burbank high schools are outperforming many of their counterparts up and down the state in retaining and graduating students, according to data released this week. Of the 1,329 Burbank students who started high school in 2007, 91.4% made it through to...
  • Service Clubs: mayor's cup golf tournament and outstanding educators

    Service Clubs: mayor's cup golf tournament and outstanding educators
    Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis The 15th Annual Mayors’ Cup Golf Tournament hosted by the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis was held on April 27 and it went very well.  Former and current city of Burbank Mayors and all their golf playing friends, as well as our...
  • Ballet studio evolves while maintaining tradition of storytelling

    Ballet studio evolves while maintaining tradition of storytelling
    Natasha Middleton's ballet studio and company are evolving in their second decade, but she said she stays true to her main philosophy — perpetuating the tradition of the Ballet Russe while training young dancers for the professional spotlight....
  • Burbank Unified looks to move ahead with school bond

    Fifteen years after Burbank voters overwhelmingly passed a $112.5-million school bond, it appears they are ready for an encore. A survey commissioned by Burbank Unified shows support for a proposed $110-million bond extension — which would fund...
  • Schools adjust menus for health

    Schools adjust menus for health
    As new federal laws mandate more fruits and vegetables in school lunches, cafeterias in Glendale and Burbank are making adjustments to their menus. The transition, they say, has been fairly smooth. Two years after the Healthy, Hunger-Free Eating Kids...
  • Band will blow its own horns again

    Band will blow its own horns again
    My brother and I were the best of friends when we were in elementary school in Burbank during the mid 1960s. But that changed after I started Muir Middle School and went on to Burbank High School in the '70s. We barely saw one another, even though the...
  • Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles

    Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles
    School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
  • Budget cuts will mean added pressure on summer meals program in Burbank

    Budget cuts will mean added pressure on summer meals program in Burbank
    Local families dependent on free and reduced-price school meals could find it harder to keep their children fed this summer. The city of Burbank will not be offering its summer parks program and complementary free meals due to budget cuts, officials...
  • Burbank Unified improves its API standing

    Burbank Unified improved its overall score on the all-important state index that measures student achievement, according to data released Wednesday. The district’s overall score on the Academic Performance Index improved by 13 points to 846 —...
  • On the Town: PTA and Booster Club partner for fall fun

    On the Town: PTA and Booster Club partner for fall fun
    With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
  • City cuts free meal program for children

    City cuts free meal program for children
    Local families dependent on free and reduced-price school meals could find it harder to keep their children fed this summer. The city of Burbank will not be offering its summer parks program and complimentary free meals due to budget cuts, officials...
  • Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships

    Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships
    Three Burbank High School graduating seniors were honored at the Burbank University Women's Scholarship Tea at the home of Marcia Baroda May 10. Receiving college scholarships were Seda Byrut and Valery Vasquez from Burbank High School and Jordan Bradley...