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PUSD Board Approves Layoffs of Almost 200 Amid State Budget Shortfall

Friday, February 23, 2024 | 5:46 am

The Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education approved two revised resolutions on Thursday, Feb. 22, that would eliminate nearly 200 certified and classified employee positions. The decision was made in response to declining enrollment, the end of CO... More »

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Five PUSD Seniors to Attend College on Full Posse Scholarships

Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 11:41 am

Five high school seniors from the Pasadena Unified School District have been awarded full four-year college scholarships from the Posse Los Angeles Foundation, the district announced Thursday. The students are among a select group of Los Angeles-area recipient... More »

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Pasadena School Board Expected to Approve Layoffs At Thursday Meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 6:35 am

On Thursday, the Pasadena Unified School District’s Board of Education will deliberate on two recommendations for layoffs affecting 135 certificated and classified staff members, according to two agenda items. The impending actions come in response to budget c... More »

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Pasadena Unified Announces Second Open Enrollment Lottery

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 5:54 am

Pasadena Unified School District announced it will hold its second open enrollment lottery for the 2024-2025 school year next month, giving students another chance to apply for slots at popular campuses outside their neighborhood zones. The lottery system runs... More »

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Caltech Professors Win 2024 Sloan Fellowships

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 | 3:56 pm

Four Caltech faculty members have been awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for 2024: Katie Bouman, assistant professor of computing and mathematical sciences, electrical engineering and astronomy; Lee McCuller, assistant professor of physics; Vik... More »

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Blair to Host Young & Healthy’s Mobile Dental Clinic Starting Thursday

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 | 6:07 am

In an effort to prioritize the dental health of local students, Blair High School is hosting the University of Southern California Mobile Dental Clinic, in coordination with local nonprofit Young & Healthy, from Feb. 22 to 29. The University of Southern Califo... More »