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  • Glendale High Cluster PTA: R.D. White among schools marking Founders Day

    Founders Day is celebrated by PTAs across the country to recognize the legacy and commitment that PTA founders had toward bettering the lives of children through education, health and safety. Celebrations are taking place in our own community's PTAs,...
  • Leaf blower as metaphor in a conversation with Green Dot schools founder

    Leaf blower as metaphor in a conversation with Green Dot schools founder
    California recently hung out with education rabble-rouser Steve Barr, consuming expensive caffeine at Grand Central Market's G&B Coffee. Speaking loudly to be heard over one of L.A.'s banned but ubiquitous leaf blowers, the founder of Green Dot Public...
  • Students cheated by posting test questions on social media

    Students cheated by posting test questions on social media
    In the latest twist on high school cheating, two Maryland 10th-graders taking a statewide English assessment posted test questions this month on Twitter. Where students once passed notes or looked over their shoulder, today they can use Twitter,...
  • Aurora 1st Ward candidates are veterans of the ward

    Both candidates for alderman from Aurora's 1st Ward in the April 7 election, on the far northeast side of town, are long-time residents of 30 years or more in the ward. The incumbent, Kristina "Tina" Bohman, has been in office since November 2013, when...
  • Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now

    Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now
    While researching an upcoming column, I’ve been spending some time at the Central Library. Looking through old city directories in the Special Collections room and viewing microfilm of the Glendale News-Press, circa 1955 (it was a bigger paper then!...
  • Letter: Impressed by hopeful's record

    I have always believed that the quality of our schools is a key factor in creating a community. Whether we are parents, homeowners or single renters, our schools should matter. That is why my husband and I went to a meet and greet for Kevin Cordova-...
  • Letter: Strong confidence in Cordova-Brookey

    I am writing to express my strong support for Kevin Cordova-Brookey as a candidate for the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education. None of the other candidates has done as much for our district as Cordova-Brookey. Nearly a decade ago, be...
  • Around Annapolis: Bates remembered on the anniversary of his death in 1935

    Around Annapolis: Bates remembered on the anniversary of his death in 1935
    A small group of community activists gathered Wednesday morning at Brewer Hill Cemetery to pay respects and celebrate Annapolis trailblazer, Wiley H. Bates, on the anniversary of his death in 1935. "We want people to recognize that Mr. Bates' legacy...
  • Q&A: Morton Grove's candidates for village trustee

    Q&A: Morton Grove's candidates for village trustee
    To help voters differentiate among the four candidates running for three seats in the April 7 election, we asked them these 10 questions. Why are you running for trustee? What is your education and professional experience, and does it give you any...
  • Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns

    Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns
    Longtime La Ca├▒ada volunteer Martha Burns isn't one to seek out the spotlight, but it keeps finding her anyway. At least that's been the case for the past year, since Burns was selected by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) as "Woman of the Year" from last...
  • Letter: Here's a vote for Cordova-Brookey

    I have received a number of campaign materials┬áthat state “classroom teachers” support both Jennifer Freemon and Nayiri Nahabedian for the GUSD School Board. As a longtime classroom teacher in GUSD, I want to clarify that this is a reference...