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  • The Crosby Chronicles: Teachers need to be valued

    As a member of the teaching profession going on 24 years, a recurring theme threads through all the meetings and staff development sessions I’ve attended. Everybody wants teachers to work harder. The government, the school district, the...
  • Managers' pay at Glendale Community College gets cut again

    Managers' pay at Glendale Community College gets cut again
    Less than one month on the job and Glendale Community College interim President Jim Riggs is seeing his pay check shrink. He has plenty of company. The board of trustees on Wednesday approved 5% salary reductions for managers — including Riggs...
  • GUSD grant application still on hold

    With less than two weeks remaining until Glendale Unified officials must submit an application for a federal grant that could net up to $40 million, they have yet to reach an agreement with the teachers union over a provision that would require student...
  • Race to the Top for Glendale Unified still up in the air

    The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday authorized the district to move forward with the federal Race to the Top grant application that could bring $40 million to the district, but with just days left until the Oct. 30 deadline, an agreement has...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers union still at odds over furlough days

    Unable to reach an agreement last month to eliminate or defer five teacher furlough days scheduled for the 2012-13 school year, Glendale Unified and union officials are now negotiating to schedule them into the district calendar. But even agreeing on...
  • Glendale Unified, teachers reach deal on unpaid furlough days

    After months of negotiations over the fate of five unpaid teacher furlough days, union leaders have agreed to push them off for one school year. Glendale Unified officials had proposed scheduling the furlough days into the school year by tagging them...
  • Glendale teachers union rejects grant deal

    With its teachers union continuing to withhold support, Glendale Unified faces the worst-case scenario of having to overnight its 70-page application for federal Race to the Top funds on Monday. The grant application for the highly competitive pot of...
  • After national recognition, Mieliwocki gets a raucous homecoming

    After national recognition, Mieliwocki gets a raucous homecoming
    A week that started with a national television appearance and a visit to the White House came full circle Monday as newly-named  National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki was given a raucous welcome home by students and colleagues at Luther...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The importance of public education

    Last Thursday I had the privilege of being a featured speaker at the New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow conference. There I was sitting in the green room next to Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., publisher of the New York Times, and columnist David Brooks....
  • The Crosby Chronicles: What counts as student achievement?

    Getting lost during the national attention on the recent Chicago Teachers strike was that administrators in the Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to have student achievement be part of their job evaluation, an unprecedented arrangement. What...
  • Schiff, community remember Sally Ride

    Schiff, community remember Sally Ride
    Astronaut Sally Ride is remembered locally not only as the first American woman to travel in space, but also as a pioneering educator who encouraged girls to pursue careers in science. Ride, who became famous for her presence aboard the space shuttle...
  • Teachers secure grants to bring arts into the classroom

    Teachers secure grants to bring arts into the classroom
    Burbank and Glendale teachers this week created three-year plans for incorporating the arts in the classroom as part of a highly competitive process in which they were awarded a total $30,000 each. Of the 44 school districts that applied for the...