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Letter from Pasadena Unified Superintendent
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Letter from Pasadena Unified Superintendent

Dear PUSD Community, In just a few days, students of the Class of 2018 will walk across stages, receive their diplomas, and graduate. This is a proud and meaningful moment not only for the graduates, but for their families and the educators whose time, energy, and conviction fueled their educational journey. Our students are talented…

Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy
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Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy

By May S. Ruiz He’s at transportation every single day, rain or shine, opening car doors for students arriving in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. He’s the one constant for the thousands of children who have attended Clairbourn School through the decades – Dr. Robert W. Nafie, headmaster. It was therefore with much…

Pasadena’s Washington STEAM Multilingual Academy Becomes First California School to Earn National Certificate for STEM Excellence
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Pasadena’s Washington STEAM Multilingual Academy Becomes First California School to Earn National Certificate for STEM Excellence

Washington STEAM Multilingual Magnet in Pasadena is the first school in California to earn the National Certificate for STEM Excellence from the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE). The National Certificate for STEM Excellence recognizes individual school campuses for their commitment to and growth in teacher’s implementation of 21st century and STEM strategies. The middle school magnet,…

Pasadena City College Named Among 10 Finalists for 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for Second Year
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Pasadena City College Named Among 10 Finalists for 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for Second Year

$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Community College Student Success Outcomes; Winner to be Announced in April 2019 Pasadena City College was named as one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Awarded every two years since 2011,…

Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?
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Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

By May S. Ruiz All across the United States college students are graduating, alive with the ideals of youth and armed with a four-year degree. They are eager to make a contribution to the world using the knowledge they acquired and the skills they have developed. The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges…

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