awarded the grant to Glendale High. It will be paid out over three
years. The grant provides a start-up budget of $25,000, and $25,000
in operation funds to develop various programs that would add more
officers on campuses and work to prevent hate crimes, among other
The board voted 5-0 to accept the grant.
HOMEWORK POLICY REVISION
Alice Petrossian, assistant superintendent of educational
services, presented changes to the board on the administration's
WHAT IT MEANS
The board and administration's policy on homework was revised by a
committee of teachers, parents and administrators, with input from
the Glendale Council PTA. Petrossian explained that the district
policy was a guideline for school officials to develop their own
homework policies. The policy provides suggestions, like how much
time students should spend on homework and what each assignment
The issue did not require a board vote.