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Following a presentation on an appraisal for the 68th and Oak street property, Phoenix Rising representatives kicked a proposal toward Scottsdale Unified School District officials to strongly consider the organization’s bid for the vacant space. more
About five years after closing Supai Middle School, Scottsdale Unified stakeholders discussed the logistics of again having a separate middle school in the Coronado Learning Community. more
Four more people have filed to run for Scottsdale Unified School District governing board next November, bringing the total to seven candidates one year out from the election. However, documents … more
An annual tradition to honor, support and celebrate educators, the Fiesta Bowl Organization has awarded $1 million to local teachers through the Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program in early November. more
Nine Notre Dame Prep student-athletes signed letters of intent to compete at the college level during the early National Letter of Intent Signing Day. more
The Scottsdale Unified School District governing board has approved two pre-construction services contracts to prepare for Pueblo Elementary and Tavan Elementary school construction projects. more

Not all student discipline will fall under a blanket grouping, updated Scottsdale Unified School District policies show, as students ages 7 and under can no longer be expelled from school as a disciplinary measure. more
The Maricopa County Community College District recently announced Scottsdale Community College Interim President Chris Haines will retire effective Jan. 22, 2022, and the district is searching for its next president. more
Getting suspended or expelled from school is not just reserved for students but parents/community members alike as discipline for children and adults is put on the board agenda for Scottsdale public school leaders to address. more
The Scottsdale Unified School District will be hiring an independent forensic investigator to look into the private dossier linked to school board President Jann-Michael Greenburg’s family. … more
For the sixth straight year, the Arizona School Personnel Administration Association announced a teacher shortage in the state, confirmed by their survey results last month. The report by the … more
Scottsdale girls ages 6-14 participated in the annual Saguaro High School’s Sisters in STEM event filled with stimulating activities related to science, technology, engineering and math. more
U.S. Senators Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Modernization Act. more

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has approved $107,701 for design and construction of an athletics film room at Saguaro High School. Willmeng Construction Inc. has been … more
The Scottsdale Unified School District governing board has received a preliminary audit report on the Hohokam Elementary School construction project that provides several suggestions including input on the design contract to documentation standards, procurement and activity records. more
Cocopah sixth graders Jacob McDonald, Luca Montemore and Johnny Ward each played a role in getting Scottsdale Unified School District bus driver, Krystal Hughes, the necessary help on Oct. 1, during the students’ morning route to school. more
More than $19 million is approved for McMarthy Builders to jump-start work on the Kiva Elementary School rebuild/remodel project with hopes of having the school built in time for next school year. more
While it was to be expected that students’ test scores may be affected from COVID-19’s impact to the classroom, new data shows how deeply students’ learning was disrupted. more
Scottsdale Unified School District governing board President Jann-Michael Greenburg has plans to run for reelection next year, paperwork shows. Two other men have filed initial paperwork to begin … more
On Sept. 14, Phoenix Country Day School setter and 2020-2021 AIA 2A 1st Team All-Region Player, Lilly Robinson, hit a career record of 2000 assists, as PCDS Varsity Volleyball battled North Pointe Prep at home in Paradise Valley. more

From gun violence then to a lingering virus now, the soil below where public education occurs has been labeled dangerous ground for American students for nearly a decade. Aside from the dangers … more
The annual Notre Dame Prep Culinary Festival is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Notre Dame Prep, 9701 E. Bell Road in Scottsdale. more
Several people along with a prominent government watchdog group have filed complaints against the Scottsdale Unified School District governing board with the Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s Office regarding alleged issues with open meeting law violations, transparency and more. more
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