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Schools probes and gas price campaign slogans

PASADENA – The Star-News will look into whether the type of teacher misconduct alleged at Miramonte School in Los Angeles has occurred in local districts.  Two teachers were arrested at Miramonte after allegations that lewd acts were performed on the … Continue reading

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Take the school funding fight to your neighbor

PASADENA – At the recent State of School Address in Pasadena, school board President Renatta Cooper applauded the gains made by PUSD schools in light of the massive state budget cuts. The Pasadena Unified School District was forced to trim … Continue reading

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PUSD API estimates out, district shows mixed results

PASADENA – Academic index scores estimates for the Pasadena Unified School District are out and the district notched an estimated gain of one point during the last year, according to test results released today. The estimated results present a mixed … Continue reading

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PEF reacts to Notes from Northwest Pasadena blog

Following my post yesterday, where I questioned the rationale behind public employee salaries, I got a response from the Pasadena Educational Foundation. George Brumder, the PEF board president, said we could post the response in Notes from Northwest Pasadena and … Continue reading

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PUSD set to approve new superintendent’s contract

PASADENA – Despite constant public gripes about the state’s gutting of funds for public education, the Pasadena Unified School District board is set to approve a contract in excess of $240,000 for new superintendent Jon Gundry. Gundry’s base salary is … Continue reading

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Parents storm Sacramento, get changes to “parent trigger” law

PASADENA – A broad coalition of parents from Pasadena Unified School District and other school systems from across the state converged on the state capitol this week to stump for reforms to a controversial law allowing parents more control over … Continue reading

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