| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages.
Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book.
Resting on a cement block that also...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The alarming messages began appearing on Chinese-language social media networks in early February: A proposal in the California Legislature would cut the number of Asian students admitted to UC schools.
Posters called it the "Yellow Peril Act," while...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14).
While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Corona del Mar High School has palm trees, ocean breezes and a parking lot where students hustle out of shiny BMWs as they head to class.
One of the state's top-ranked schools, it has battled perceptions as a place where money and privilege sometimes...
| May 10, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother.
After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
| May 9, 2014
Children reading, playing guitar, walking dogs and just having fun.
Those are some of the images found in a new mural recently created by artist Sergio Lazo at the front of Nova Eisenhower Elementary School in Davie.
"Every piece has a different...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:05 AM
It's May, the month for celebrating Mother's Day, Teachers Appreciation Day and Classified Staff Appreciation Day.
For many local PTA leaders, it's also the month for the California State PTA convention, when PTA representatives from many of our schools...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The outgoing principal at Bolingbrook High School, whose resignation last month sparked an outcry against the district's administration, will not finish out this school year as planned.
Michael White, who arrived at Bolingbrook in July 2012, resigned in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:37 AM
While plans are in the works to reduce the number of portable classrooms at School District 41 elementary schools in Glen Ellyn, at least one board member continues to worry that a future referendum measure on adding space will be tougher to sell after...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk.
Both might be the case, researchers at...