Education
Popular Co-op Nursery School Battles Caltrans to Remain In Its Home of 31 Years

A popular Pasadena nursery school is locked in a battle with Caltrans over the house it has leased from them since 1985, following recent reports of the discovery of lead-based paint on the property in a recent inspection. Now, as Caltrans prepares to sell its stock of homes near the former 710 Freeway extension route, Cottage Co-op Nursery School at 169 Arlington Drive in West…

Madison Elementary Community Pushes Back in Defense of Controversial Principal Ruelas

  Reacting to published reports of his imminent departure, a large number of supporters of Madison Elementary School Principal Juan Ruelas emerged Thursday evening to make their voices heard and to counter the last 18…

Local Youth Recognized by The First Tee of Greater Pasadena for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Seventy-nine young people who are members of The First Tee of Greater Pasadena are being recognized for their outstanding academic achievement through The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program. These young people are among more…

S. Mark Taper Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to The Frostig Center

The Frostig Center is pleased to announce that the S. Mark Taper Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to Frostig to support its work to improve the lives of children and youth who have learning differences.…

Council, School Board Grapple with New Election Dates, Models

Appropriately enough, elections and schools were the main topics of conversation Thursday evening as the Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education met for a joint meeting in Council Chambers…

Students March To City Hall To Voice Their Concerns Over President Trump’s Immigration Order

Over 50 students, staff and parents from Pasadena’s Sequoyah School marched from campus to City Hall Tuesday morning armed with signs in hand and chanting synchronized slogans to protest President Trump’s Executive Order restricting individuals…

Education Events

Monday, February 27 - 8:00 am 2nd Annual Read Across PASadena

Friday, March 03 - 6:00 pm Norma Coombs Elementary's Science Literacy Night

Saturday, April 01 - 7:30 am 14th Annual Young African American Women's Conference

Friday, March 03

Realtors Read Across Pasadena Week is Feb 27 – Mar 3, 2017

For the second consecutive year, local realtors will head to the classrooms and libraries of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) elementary schools to read aloud…

Friday, April 14

Cal State LA to Offer Free Tax Help at Pasadena City College

The Cal State LA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, in partnership with Pasadena City College (PCC), is offering free income tax preparation services to…

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This Week’s All-District Music Festival Reveals Vibrancy of Pasadena Unified’s Arts Programs

Alongside the happy and cheerful sound of all of the students in the choral, band and orchestras in the two-day music festival Pasadena Unified School District is staging starting tonight there are even happier notes being played by administrators who say the arts programs at Pasadena Unified are strong, vibrant and expanding. The PUSD All-District Secondary Music Festivals will bring together over 1,000 students in bands, orchestras and choirs from schools across the district. The music festivals will take place at Pasadena High School on Wednesday and Thursday, with both events at 7:00 p.m. “We do have really thriving performing…

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