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High school students looking to erase low grades from their transcripts have a new digital tool at their disposal. The Burbank Unified School District, in collaboration with the Burbank Adult School, will test an online-based, grade-improvement...
Burbank Unified teacher and longtime Glendale resident Rebecca Mieliwocki was named Thursday as one of four finalists for the 2012 National Teacher of the Year award. “I have been led by some remarkable people, teachers and administrators alike,...
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Bell-Jeff's Napier nominated for McDonald's All-American: Rishonda Napier has been an integral part of the success of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High's girls' basketball program the last four years. During...
They came from all over the West Coast, six challengers armed to the teeth with knives and steel wills. They would need both to come out on top. They are the most prestigious culinary students from some of the country’s most prestigious schools,...
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Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and unfortunate sports stories. Some of the stories touched us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...
Headlines for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 SAVING ABEL: Get New Single for Free Saving Abel are giving away a download of their new single. Fans can get the track "Mystify" at SavingAbel.com now. It will appear on the band's as-yet-to-be titled new EP,...
Special-education advocates are calling for the state to do more to address the bullying of disabled students, saying that a recent lawsuit against the city school system highlights the long-lasting harm that harassment can do to such children. Experts...
This is National School Choice Week, an occasion that always makes me think back to 1976, when as a writer for my high school paper, I interviewed retiring Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joshua Wheeler. I asked Mr. Wheeler why our schools didn'...
Los Angeles TimesIn a bustling part of downtown L.A., a high-rise is teeming with stylish young women in short skirts and full makeup wheeling small suitcases in and out of elevators on their way to class. They're students at the Fashion Institute of Design &...
Elkridge will get a new elementary school for the 2013-2014 academic year now that the sellers of a 10.1-acre site on Ducketts Lane have settled a dispute in court. The Howard County school system was supposed to close the deal with Ducketts Ridge LLC in...
Except for a delay in a new teacher-evaluation program, Maryland has made a strong start toward achieving the ambitious school reform goals that won the state a coveted $250 million grant, according to federal officials. Maryland, one of 11 states and...
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