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The Glendale Independent has caught up with the four candidates running for two open seats on the Deer Valley Unified School District’s Governing Board. more
Police agencies from nine West Valley cities have worked with Glendale Community College to launch a full-time law enforcement training academy serving the needs of their respective communities.  more
Peoria police are investigating a threat allegedly made by a student on social media against Terramar Academy of the Arts and three of its staff members. more
In honor of National College Savings Month, Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee has proclaimed September as AZ529 College Savings Month. more
Seven high school students from Glendale are among the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists. more
The Arizona Cardinals had a rough home opener against the victorious Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, but despite the loss the Cardinals scored classroom funds for Arizona teachers from Salt River … more

The road to helping Arizona students battle hunger starts in Glendale. more
KaiPod Learning recently opened its first Arizona locations in Glendale, Scottsdale and Gilbert. It has four more locations opening in the next month in Georgia, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. … more
The Dysart Unified School District Governing Board named three finalists in the superintendent search at the Aug. 25 governing board meeting. more
A Glendale Union High School District teacher and Glendale resident is among the finalists for the Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year award. more
Glendale Community College presents Arizona’s poet laureate sharing his journey, “From Nogales Boy to Poet Laureate: A Latino’s Journey,” in celebration of Latine Month. more
Valley Allstate agents are uniting to collect gift cards in support of a local organization that works to eliminate barriers to graduation for homeless youth. Agents at nine Allstate locations … more
The Mountain Ridge High School boys volleyball team for a second straight year earned the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award. more

Xitlali Vazquez, a student at Greenway High School within the Glendale Union High School District, completed an intensive, eight-week U.S. Navy Summer Flight Academy aviation training program at Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. more
West-MEC, a career and technical education public school district in the West Valley, begin most programs Aug. 3, after a two-month long summer break. more
Volunteers of Peoria-based Hart Pantry packed 350 backpacks for at-risk high school students in their programs at Peoria, Dysart and Glendale school districts. more
Dysart Unified School District will participate in the National School Lunch Program during the 2022-23 school year. more
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