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Glendale News-Press: Glendale Unified Adopts its First Technology Sustainability Plan

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By Priscella Vega New laptops will be phased into Glendale Unified schools this year as part of the district’s adoption of its first technology sustainability plan to replace aging computer equipment districtwide. School officials unanimously approved a five-year lease of 1,200 Lenovo Yoga 370 laptops with Lenovo Financial Services, amounting to roughly $1.75 million, during a school board meeting last week. New devices will be distributed in multiple phases to allow time for staff training, said Kristine Nam, district spokeswoman. In addition, the school board approved the technology sustainability budget, which designates $3.66 million in one-time funding received in 2017-18 from the state to…

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Glendale News-Press: Glendale Unified Showcases its Accomplishments During State of Schools Breakfast

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By Priscella Vega Glendale Unified School District leaders showcased its accomplishments and shared its road map to student success Thursday morning during the 13th Annual State of the Schools Breakfast. Hundreds of teachers, administrators, principals and donors attended the 90-minute celebration hosted by the Glendale Educational Foundation at the Pacific Community Center. Supt. Winfred Roberson Jr. and school board President Nayiri Nahabedian thanked and commended all in attendance for their leadership and financial dedication toward helping students thrive. “We rely on you and your commitment to our schools and kids,” Nahabedian said. Roberson highlighted award-winning teachers, campuses recognized as Gold Ribbon…

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Glendale News-Press: GUSD Participates in Walk to School Day

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By Priscella Vega Students, parents and Glendale Unified School District leaders met at nearby parks and shopping complexes to walk together toward Mark Keppel Elementary School Wednesday morning as part of International Walk to School Day. The event promotes physical activity — teaching children safe walking skills and concern for the environment — and helps reduce traffic congestion and pollution near schools. Supt. Winfred Roberson Jr. and board member Shant Sahakian joined parents and students on their walk to the visual arts and performing arts magnet school. Fourth-grader Tyler Hong, 9, carried a Walk to School Day sign and led his peers and…

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