Education
PCC Board Approves Partnership with Pasadena Unified School District

Pasadena City College Board of Trustees shown in session on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 [Updated]  After nearly six years of meetings, resolutions, plans, and near-misses, the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees Wednesday evening approved a program of college and career access pathway courses at a new PCC satellite campus, providing college credit courses to Pasadena Unified high school students from high schools throughout the…

Clairbourn School Offers Area Parents, Students Series of Merit Scholarships

As part of a remarkable community outreach effort, Clairbourn School is offering a series of merit scholarships to eligible students throughout the San Gabriel Valley. “We’ve created a path for students who otherwise wouldn’t have…

Amazon Teams With Pasadena City College for Cloud Computing Certificate Program

Pasadena City College, as part of the California Cloud Workforce Project, will soon begin offering a regionally recognized cloud computing certificate program to its students, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its AWS…

Returning Pasadena Students Greeted by Success on First Day of School

For the third year running, local members of 100 Black Men, an African-American support group, greeted returning students at a number of Pasadena Unified School District campuses Monday, the first day of the district’s 2018-2019…

Tightly Wound on Massive Rubber Bands, Model Race Cars Hurtle Down Track at ArtCenter’s International Formula E Competition

Students from the ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena City College, and China raced their rubber band-powered model cars last Thursday, August 9, as part of an annual international rubber-band powered race car competition called Formula…

Authorities Warn Caution as Thousands of Pasadena Children Head Back to School Monday

Monday and Tuesday, over half a million children go back to school in Los Angeles County. In Pasadena, many of these children will be either walking, bicycling, or skateboarding, perhaps even moreso than in recent…

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Pasadena Public Schools Reopen Monday. Here’s What Parents Should Know

Public schools in Pasadena reopening Monday for the 2018-2019 school year across the city. Here’s what parents ought to know to help their kids off…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Breakfast Welcomes Pasadena Unified Teachers, Staff Ahead of Monday’s Back to School

The Pasadena Educational Foundation, with support from community sponsors, welcomed back 2,000 Pasadena Unified School District teachers, staff, and administrators this week with a breakfast…

Teen Students Feel a Bite of Financial Reality, Courtesy of Pasadena Service Federal Credit Union

More than 80 young people from the Pasadena area felt the bite of reality as they role-played being an adult, and learning about fiscal responsibility…

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles…

Board of Education OKs Land-Swapping Plan for Longtime School District Headquarters

The leaders of the Pasadena Unified School District have given the green light to a proposal to swap the District’s headquarters building for another property in an effort to help balance the budget. There’s no immediate deal in the works, but the unanimous move by the five members in attendance at the Pasadena Unified’s Board of Education last Thursday clears the way for a land swap, should the right opportunity come along. Known as the Education Center, the beige building at 351 South Hudson Avenue with its rows of window air conditioners has been a longtime fixture directly west of…

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