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Five Notre Dame Prep students earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. more
A scroll of students’ names, who attend schools in Scottsdale, was embargoed until the National Merit Scholarship Corporation officially announced  semifinalists for its National Merit Scholarship on Wednesday, Sept. 15. more
Downtown Phoenix was once a sparsely populated part of the country’s fifth-largest city, a land of vacant lots and empty streets once office buildings closed for the evening. more
Higher education is alive and well in Arizona, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. more
A new on-campus apartment building is being added to Grand Canyon University’s campus in Phoenix. The project, on 1.9 acres at the southwest corner of 29th Avenue and Colter Street, is … more
Jellsy Gonzalez recently embarked on her first year of teaching third grade at the same Maryvale elementary school she attended. Despite the school year beginning mid-pandemic and all the restrictions and disruptions that come with that, Gonzalez is happy to go to work every day with a classroom full of students excited to learn. more
The issue of face masks has been debated at many a recent Valley school district governing board meeting, with some parents vehemently against a requirement and some in favor of the COVID-19 mitigation effort. more
Honoring America’s Veterans, the nonprofit organization behind the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, has opened entries to its annual High School Essay Competition. more
As schools return for in-person learning and the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread its reach, Valley health experts are increasingly concerned about the effect COVID-19 will have on children, many of whom are not yet eligible for the vaccine. more
This fall Phoenix Center for the Arts will welcome students back to its north campus, as Thunderbird Arts Center, located at 1106 E. Grovers Ave., Phoenix, reopens for a full semester of classes. more
When COVID-19 began sweeping through the community and forced schools to shut their doors, thousands of Maricopa County families turned to homeschooling. more
For students in the Maricopa County Community College District, the Collision Repair Technician Program allows an opportunity to explore auto body mechanics while also feeding their creativity. … more
Dan Friedman first heard chatter about an artificial turf field at his school nearly two decades ago, when he coached Goldwater High School in north Phoenix. After leading the Bulldogs to their … more
To inspire students to consider skilled craftsperson careers, Western Maricopa Education Center — a public career technical education district — is partnering with Build Your Future … more
Community colleges throughout Maricopa County have joined a brand-new pilot program dedicated to boosting education outcomes for students of color and those from low-income backgrounds. more
Snakes can strike an immediate fear into many people, however, local snake experts say education on various species can be important in overcoming that fear. One Phoenix-based snake removal and … more
An extension of a partnership between two educational entities aims to improve Arizona students’ struggling math scores. more
Arizona State University is preparing to launch a brand-new undergraduate degree program at its downtown Phoenix campus this fall. more
Arizona Science Center has awarded its inaugural Chevy Humphrey Women in STEM Scholarship to Alicia De Jesus Armenta, a 2021 graduate of Metro Tech High School in Phoenix. more
The city of Phoenix is doing its part to help students return to normalcy come fall. more
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