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  • Learning Matters: Counting the steps, enjoying the view

    Learning Matters: Counting the steps, enjoying the view
    I recently finished a pedometer walking challenge organized by my local Curves. For four weeks I counted my steps every day with the aim of reaching at least 5,000, preferably 10,000, steps or more. The challenge was both motivating and fun. Now I make...
  • News-Press Editorial: Teacher union should support grant application

    In the hope of encouraging school districts across the nation to come up with innovative reforms that will boost student achievement and teacher effectiveness, the U.S. Department of Education is again this year offering Race to the Top grants. The...
  • Glendale teachers to avoid furlough days

    Glendale teachers will not face any furlough days during the current school year under a tentative agreement reached this week. The agreement, reached Aug. 22, between Glendale Unified officials and the Glendale Teachers Assn. leadership, must still...
  • Race to the top grant still has sticking points for Glendale education officials

    Glendale Teachers Assn. officials, in talks with the district regarding its support for federal Race to the Top funds, said they remain concerned regarding testing requirements and funding implications — issues that scuttled Glendale Unified’s...
  • Learning Matters: Remembering lessons learned

    Learning Matters: Remembering lessons learned
    I've more than once heard this statement: "Today's students learn differently than we did." I'm inclined to disagree. Yes, today's students have informational technology we didn't have and they use it with an ease and speed some of us lack and that...
  • Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose

    Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose
    Educators and parents at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School on Friday unveiled a mural created by 26 students from Daily Continuation High School that was six months in the making. The 10-foot-by-20-foot mural, depicting an atlas, more accurately...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Settlement cheaper than firing, La Caņada school district officials say

    The process for firing problem teachers at La Caņada public schools is so burdensome that officials have decided it's easier — and cheaper — to pay at least some of them to leave. Since 2011, school officials have paid $311,000 to two...
  • Glendale Community College to offer more summer, winter session classes

    Glendale Community College to offer more summer, winter session classes
    Glendale Community College will be offering more classes for the summer and winter sessions, however, full-time faculty members teaching those courses will be seeing smaller paychecks. Where faculty members had once earned up to $7,200 to teach a three-...