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  • Jeffries wants more teacher support

    Jeffries wants more teacher support
    Dan Jeffries moved to La Cañada Flintridge more than a decade ago when looking for a community that offered great schools. Jeffries, 55, is a father of five with three children enrolled in elementary schools. By day, he is a prosecutor with the Los...
  • Students, teachers take part in tug-of-war

    Students, teachers take part in tug-of-war
    The decades-long tradition of students competing in tug-of-war games at Wilson Middle School continued Friday in a rite that helped mark the end of the first quarter of the school year. Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders played the game against...
  • Another round of laptops for teachers

    Another round of laptops for teachers
    The Glendale Unified school district is gearing up to spend about $760,000 on computers for more than 650 educators in the last phase of a major initiative to equip teachers with laptops using funds from the $270-million Measure S bond that voters...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Students, and what comes after

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Students, and what comes after
    One of the wonders of working with young people is finding out what happened to them years later, and hearkening back on the work I did with them. And when you have taught for nearly a quarter of a century, there are plenty of "years later." I...
  • La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues

    La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues
    Questions about parcel tax rates, merit pay for teachers, and new programs were fielded by candidates for the La Cañada Unified School District board during the first forum of the election season. PHOTOS: La Cañada school board candidates face off More...
  • Dining Out: Food trucks serve up help

    Dining Out: Food trucks serve up help
    What do you get when you mix five food trucks with a handful of Crescenta Valley High School alumni seasoned liberally with admiration for 100 or so teachers at their old high school? You get a Thursday night hot spot in La Crescenta. Every Thursday...
  • Learning Matters: It's not about the school, it's about reading

    Learning Matters: It's not about the school, it's about reading
    I am beginning to think that some degree of angst about public education is unavoidable, probably even desirable. As demographics change, as technology transforms communication, as neuroscience tells us more about how and when learning happens, teaching...
  • Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads

    Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads
    If ever there was a time warp in La Cañada, it was at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday, when teachers and students who hadn't set foot on campus for a half-century mixed with curious elementary school kids and faculty at a spirit rally-turned-...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights
    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
  • Learning Matters: Music instruction hits the right notes

    Learning Matters: Music instruction hits the right notes
    After a five-year hiatus, I have returned to work, once a week, as a musicianship instructor for an established children's choir. Though the students I teach are lucky to have passed the auditions for this challenging choral program, I consider myself...
  • Glendale teachers prepare for Common Core

    Educators in Glendale said are studying and training one another on the new Common Core standards set to be implemented by 2016, replacing standards California adopted in 1997. Fifty-one classroom teachers from Glendale’s 30 schools are now...
  • Glendale school district drops its grant application

    Glendale Unified will not apply for federal Race to the Top funds — a potential $30 million payout — a decision that avoids a confrontation with the district's teachers union regarding the use of test scores that scuttled the highly-sought...