Education
School Board Member Gives Insights Into Pasadena Unified’s Multi-Faceted Budget Crisis

Pasadena Board of Education Member Patrick Cahalan seen speaking to Pasadena’s Progressive Discussion Group on Friday, January 19, 2018. Pasadena Board of Education Member Patrick Cahalan told Pasadena’s Progressive Discussion Group last Friday that Pasadena Unified’s looming budget crisis stems from a number of trends “lining up to make things very difficult.” Cahalan characterized retirement contributions skyrocketing 138.4 percent since the 2013-14 school year as…

No Quick End Apparent to Sudden Strike by Bus Drivers Serving Pasadena Unified

As thousands of parents scrambled to find rides to school for their children on the first day of a sudden strike by First Student, Inc. bus drivers, the Pasadena Unified School District announced Thursday that…

Pasadena Unified Names Chief Human Resources Officer

Dr. Steven Miller Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Steven Miller, Ed.D., as the district’s Chief Human Resources Officer, pending Board of Education approval. Dr. Miller was previously Human Resources Director…

Breaking: Pasadena Unified Tells Parents To Make Alternative Arrangements For Children Taken To School By First Student Buses

Reports indicate union reps and striking drivers are blocking the bus facility near John Muir High School after bus drivers working for First Student, Inc., who provide all the bus service to Pasadena Unified, called a…

Blair School Will Hold International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Night

On Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 6 pm, Blair School will host its annual IB Info Night. The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is an internationally accredited rigorous educational program serving grades 6 – 12 which…

Caltech’s Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach Transforms the Ways the Institute Teaches Students, Future Scientists

More than 85 percent of the Institute's new and established faculty have participated in at least one CTLO program, and almost half of all faculty now participate in programs annually. Credit: Max Gerber for Caltech…

Education Events

Wednesday, January 24 - 8:00 am Speed Mentoring/ Mock Interview with PUSD

Thursday, March 22 - 4:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

Thursday, April 26 - 4:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

ArtCenter Holds Community Informational Sessions About Impacts of its 15-year Master Plan

The ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena is holding two general information sessions in which it will present updates to the community on its 15-year…

The Search is On for a New Pasadena City College Superintendent-President

The search for a new Pasadena City College Superintendent-President is underway to replace current President Dr. Rajen Vurdien, who announced he will retire in June.…

PCC Offers Zero-Cost Textbook Classes This Semester

Image courtesy PCC Courier via Twitter Pasadena City College now offers zero-cost textbook classes this winter 2018 semester to make it easier for students to…

Maranatha High School Community Continues Work with Caltrans

As a way to interact with and serve the local community, Maranatha High School has taken on an Adopt-a-Highway role along the 210 freeway. Maranatha…

Pasadena Unified Board to Vote on Statewide Election Resolution

The Pasadena Unified School District will likely follow the lead of the Pasadena City Council Thursday, when they vote on a resolution to move their elections to coincide with the statewide cycle, as now mandated by the 2105 California Voter Participation Rights Act. The City Council passed a similar resolution on Monday evening. The California Voter Participation Rights Act, designed to increase voter participation, will consolidate local and statewide elections by prohibiting a city or school district from holding elections other than on a statewide election date, if past local elections have resulted in voter turnout being at least 25%…

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