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  • Gatto bill would boost abuse reporting on school campuses

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...
  • Bill would boost reports of child abuse in schools

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...
  • Two Glendale schools named international academies

    Franklin Magnet Elementary and Toll Middle School received a significant honor this week with an announcement from the Spanish government naming the schools international academies. That designation was awarded by Spain’s ministry of education,...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Stepping into the past at Prep

    Art Stetson, the director of admissions at Flintridge Prep, fascinated me as he spoke about the brilliance of metaphor and the elegance characterized by wordsmith Thomas Hardy. Stetson and I are colleagues of sort; I’m a substitute teacher at the...
  • NASA astronaut speaks at La Crescenta Elementary

    NASA astronaut speaks at La Crescenta Elementary
    NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson told a large group of La Crescenta Elementary students on Thursday what it’s like to be in space, sharing everything from what type of food she ate to how she exercised in zero-gravity. The Arcadia-born...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Behavior is just as important as good grades

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Behavior is just as important as good grades
    One of my favorite Christmas presents this year was from my wife, a box set of the classic TV show “Leave It to Beaver.” While the show is a situational comedy, what attracts me to it is the climatic moment that occurs in each episode when...
  • Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'

    Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'
    Artists and art students from around Greater Los Angeles remembered art teacher Joseph Gatto, who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home, as a great educator and promoter of the arts. Artist Robert Vargas, who did the mural in downtown L.A....
  • Learning Matters: Reducing childhood stress is a balancing act

    Learning Matters: Reducing childhood stress is a balancing act
    Educators are caught in a circular conundrum. Students are stressed, and their parents, grandparents, mental health professionals and educators themselves all worry about the effects of that stress on student health, well-being, and, yes, on academic...
  • Burbank school district eyes smaller classes

    With new state funding available to schools through Gov. Jerry Brown's Local Control Funding Formula, Burbank Unified may hire additional staff to lower class sizes in math, science and English classes at its two high schools. School officials last week...
  • Schools gear up for computer test trial run

    As Glendale Unified prepares to use computers to test students on the new Common Core State Standards this coming spring, school officials are planning to sample three different computers for select students and teachers to use this month in order to gain...
  • Riel would emphasize services for students

    Riel would emphasize services for students
    Karyn Riel was raised in the westernmost part of the city, known as the Sagebrush area, before her family moved into an area of the city that feeds into the La Cañada Unified School District. She graduated from La Cañada High School before heading to...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The good news is there's something to learn

     The Whiteboard Jungle: The good news is there's something to learn
    I know what many of you expect me to address this week, the recent headline-grabbing story about a teacher at Hoover accused of sexually assaulting a student. After all, I work there and that teacher was a colleague of mine. However, I'd like to dial...