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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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  • The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader

    The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • Short game, long day for Bell-Jeff girls' soccer

    Trailing by eight goals in the second half with little chance to winning the match, the players from the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls’ soccer team didn’t want to give up. Even when they were told they would have to. The Guards had...
  • Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'

    Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'
    Bob Hiltermann was four years old when he lost his hearing to spinal meningitis, but another six years would pass before anyone around him would discover he was deaf. He was 10 when a teacher debunked his family’s assumption that he was “...
  • Burbank Unified moves toward dual-language learning

    Burbank Unified moves toward dual-language learning
    Burbank Unified is moving to join the growing trend of dual-language education — a system that in neighboring Glendale has spread like wildfire as parents eagerly sign their students up to be fluent in one of six languages by the time they...
  • Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph

    Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama

    Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • 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...
  • At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA

    At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA
    McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities. At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
  • District sees gains in test scores

    The Burbank Unified School District saw significant gains in standardized test scores when results were released Friday. The state’s Standards Testing and Reporting (STAR) program evaluates student comprehension of English, math, science and...
  • Boys' soccer teams looking to fill positions

    Boys' soccer teams looking to fill positions
    After a second-place finish last season in the Pacific League, the Burroughs High boys’ soccer team lost a large group of players to graduation. The biggest loss was midfielder Francisco Baez, and All-CIF Southern Section Division III first-team...
  • Local boys' basketball teams ready to make mark on court

    Local boys' basketball teams ready to make mark on court
    Each of the four local boys’ basketball teams lost key players to graduation or had individuals transfer. However, no other squad was been more depleted than Burbank High. The Bulldogs lost 11 seniors to graduation after last season and had just...