Education inequality — such as undeniably exists between schools in affluent communities and those in poor areas — is of concern to anyone who has compassion for others and who understands the value of good schooling to the future of our civilization. If all children, from the most...
Members of the La Cañada Unified school community are reacting to a recent Los Angeles Times article that questioned the merit of public school...
Some students in La Cañada’s Sagebrush area whose parents work in the city will be allowed to attend school in the La Cañada Unified School District this fall, after officials agreed Thursday to change how they accept transfer applications.
The Child Educational Center will continue to provide child-care services to the La Cañada Unified families, after the school board unanimously approved Tuesday a five-year contract extension with the facility.
Expanding upon its role as a purveyor of health and fitness, the Crescenta-Cañada Y is now encouraging youth to explore their creative potential by offering a series of art and piano classes this summer.
School's in for summer — at least that's the case for La Cañada Unified instructors who want to build their tech chops before school starts back up on Aug. 12.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy filed a draft Environmental Impact Report Monday with the La Cañada Flintridge Planning Department regarding a series of campus improvements and expansions, including a 99,000-square-foot parking structure.
The La Cañada school board will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss whether changes should be made to the process in which applications for transfer into the district are accepted.
In an effort to make La Cañada schools safer and more secure, officials are considering hiring security personnel at all sites, installing surveillance cameras and equipping campuses with better locks and signage.
In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs...
About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey.
When La Cañada Unified school officials sat down to prioritize maintenance projects to undertake during summer, resurfacing of the La Cañada High School pool made the list.
After a lively debate late Tuesday on whether the city's sign ordinance should be tweaked to allow two Foothill Boulevard private schools to install electronic...
The Glendale school board postponed a vote regarding a controversial transfer of the Sagebrush territory to La Cañada Unified after Supt. Dick Sheehan asked...
The La Cañada home of Fran and Bill Evans was the venue on a recent Friday when more than 30 people bid farewell to AFS student Amy Usuparat from Thailand.
La Cañada Unified teachers have a lot to look forward to in the coming school year, after recently approved negotiations with the district's bargaining team netted district employees an across-the-board raise and created a new incentives program for outstanding educators willing to take on...
As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year to year.
La Cañada Unified school officials looked at whether or not heterogeneous math classes in fifth- and sixth-grades piloted in the 2013-14 school year help kids learn.
After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services.
To give La Cañada Unified school sites everything they could possibly need to feel safe and secure would cost the district at least in the ballpark of $550,000, according to recommendations of a district safety committee presented Tuesday to the governing board.
La Cañada Unified School District board members will soon discuss the process by which they accept out-of-district permit applications, in light of recent negotiations with Glendale Unified School District over the possible transfer of students living in the Sagebrush territory.
A memorial service for Green Beret Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund, who died June 9 during military engagement in Afghanistan,...
A community-wide e-waste collection day is scheduled for Saturday in the main parking lot of La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Drive. Hours for the event are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Glendale school officials are continuing negotiations with La Cañada officials regarding the Sagebrush territory.
Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Cañada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond.