And because MagicNet works with regular existing telephone wire, BUSD
avoided digging up concrete courtyards and tearing out walls to install two pairs of data-grade phone cable.
But six GUSD schools - Cerritos, Columbus, Franklin and Marshall elementary schools and Roosevelt and Toll middle schools - improved their ranking by one, as did two BUSD
schools - Washington and McKinley elementary schools.
is still tabulating its enrollment projections for the next few years, but the district lost more than 100 students this school year.
Krekorian said he was proud that one in five BUSD
high school grads completed at least 100 hours of service learning, which could include volunteering at the animal shelter or the public library.
Homelessness is a tough subject to talk about,'' said Marissa Gehley- Rosoff, BUSD
coordinator of school safety.
and GUSD offered students the chance to get extra help preparing for the CAHSEE over the summer.
, only Washington Elementary failed to make it into the top half of schools statewide.
But Bowman acknowledged the BUSD
pays its experienced teachers less than most other school districts in the county.
While other districts have had trouble raising scores at high schools, both BUSD
high schools met all their growth targets, with Burroughs High gaining 25 points for a score of 742.