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Pasadena Unified Board Of Education Appoints Brian McDonald, Ed.D., Interim Superintendent

At a special closed session meeting June 26, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Deputy Superintendent Brian McDonald, Ed.D., as Interim Superintendent until…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Releases Blueprint to Improve Teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in California

For California to maintain its leadership in high-tech innovation, the state must emphasize helping students become literate in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom…

APIDC Holds 2014 Disabilities Leadership Institute Graduation Ceremony

On June 1, 2014, Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC) held a graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of its Leadership Institute. With generous funding from the…

Local Educator Get NEH Award to Attend the Religious Worlds of New York Summer Institute

Kimberly Medendorp, middle-school English teacher and co-executive director of the Peace & Justice Academy, was invited to apply to this prestigious gathering of religious leaders and educators based on her…

PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry Announces Departure

PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry Announces Departure

Board of Education Scheduled to Discuss Appointment of Interim Thursday Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry announced today that he has been selected as the sole finalist…

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Stabilize Teachers’ Retirement System

Taking action to reduce California’s long-term fiscal liabilities, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed AB 1469, which fully funds – over a period of years – the teachers’ retirement…

Education Roundup for Week Ending June 20, 2014

The California Department of Education (CDE) today issued this week’s roundup of education-related announcements of public interest. CDE Moves Forward with Implementing State’s Education Technology Plan California is moving a…

This ‘Tutor Doctor’ makes house calls

Tutor Doctor is a personalized one-on-one in-home tutoring service operating in the San Gabriel valley. This means that that their experienced tutors will provide individualized instruction customized for your student.…

Jefferson High School Students Make Dream Come True for 88-Year Old Musician

Jefferson High School Students Make Dream Come True for 88-Year Old Musician

-Courtesy photo 88-year-old Betts Hall thought she would never be able to play her beloved violin again. That is, until she met students from i.am College Track, an organization dedicated…

Senate Education Committee Approves Holden’s Bill to Provide High School Students with College Opportunity

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) bill to expand pathways for high school students who want to pursue college courses or career tech classes was unanimously approved in the Senate Education Committee…