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Dr. Jennifer Smith Selected As Principal of Norma Coombs Alternative School

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry announced today that Jennifer Smith, Ed.D. has been named principal of Norma Coombs Alternative School. Dr. Smith has served as interim principal of Norma Coombs since August 2013. “Under Dr. Smith’s leadership, the Norma Coombs community strengthened and united in support of students and learning,” said…

Maranatha to Host Education Tech Conference June 25-26
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Maranatha to Host Education Tech Conference June 25-26

–Courtesy Photo On June 25 and 26, Maranatha High School will host a Technology Conference to share the results of their research and deployment strategies of integrating a 1:1 iPad solution school-wide this year. Maranatha has invited a number of area schools to join them to discover findings and explore best practices. During this unique…

Arcadia High ASB Students Donate $100,000 to District
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Arcadia High ASB Students Donate $100,000 to District

Arcadia High ASB Students Donate $100,000 to District ARCADIA– Students from Arcadia High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) donated $100,000 to the Arcadia Unified School District. Past, present, and future ASB students joined together to make the generous donation, which was presented to the AUSD Board of Education Tuesday night. “Knowing that we are working…

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Ed Asner Tells First Graduating Class of Exceptional Minds Digital Arts Academy for Young Adults with Autism They’re ‘Pony in the Tent’

Actor and activist Ed Asner delivered a moving commencement address this week to the first graduating class of Exceptional Minds, a digital arts vocational school for young men and women on the autism spectrum. Addressing the eight graduating students, he spoke of his “belief in the greatness of these individuals” and his fascination and often…

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Issues Statement on Ruling in Vergara Lawsuit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released the following statement today on the ruling issued in the Vergara v. California case: “All children deserve great teachers. Attracting, training, and nurturing talented and dedicated educators are among the most important tasks facing every school district, tasks that require the right mix of tools, resources, and…

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Crimson Pipeline Contributes to STEM Program at Local School

Pipeline Company Donates in Support of Lake View Elementary School’s Family Rocket and Engineering Night Crimson Pipeline donated $2,500 to Lake View Elementary School to support Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program for the next school year. The donation was presented at the school’s Family Rocket and Engineering Night, a yearly event that brings…

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