Education
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 than 6,500 participants at The First Tee chapters in the U.S. and select international locations who will be recognized for academic achievement. “The A/B Honor Roll is a valuable opportunity…

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…

John Muir Business Academy Prepares Students for Life After School

One of the most common complaints about education is the lack of practical application. Students and, sometimes parents, wonder what the value is in learning names and facts when these bits of knowledge don’t translate…

Sen. Anthony Portantino Introduces Bill to Start the School Day Later

Today, Senator Anthony Portantino introduced SB 328 which will require California school districts to start their middle and high school days no earlier than 8:30 am. “Every year we discuss as parents, educators, and legislators,…

Education Events

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

Wednesday, March 15 - 6:00 pm Summer Sneak Preview

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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Caltech and The Huntington Library Partner, Bringing Together Multidisciplinary Researchers

Leah Klement, Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations postdoctoral instructor, conducts research at the Munger Research Center in the The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Credit: Caltech Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens are barely a mile apart and have long served as twin anchors of Pasadena’s intellectual and cultural life. Indeed, Caltech co-founder George Ellery Hale played a key role in the establishment of both institutions and believed keenly in the value of humanities instruction for science and technology students. It’s fitting, then, that over the years these two institutions have partnered and benefited from each…

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