In other action Thursday, the Burbank Unified School District board of
* Learned that Providencia Elementary School's participation in the
state's Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program, which
provides additional funding for schools that perform below the fifth
decile on the Academic Performance Index, has yielded good results.
Caroline Brumm of Providencia reported that the school achieved a
short-term growth of 45 points, the third-highest API point gain in the
* Recognized the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Club.
Sue Boegh, director of career education and public information,
honored Kiwanis club president Johnny Johnson and club members Jack
Reardon, Dan Remy and Chuck Herron for donations of folders and
earthquake supplies to the district.
* Approved funding for several professional services, including staff
and student presentations.