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This year’s AzMERIT test scores in the Peoria Unified School District went down across the board in both elementary school standardized tests — English language arts and math. more
PHOENIX — Arizona schools are facing the prospect of not being able to legally spend some of the money they are receiving. Without legislative action, school districts will have to reduce … more
PHOENIX — Arizona continues to have a shortage of teachers for the classroom. And by some indications, the problem may be getting worse. A new survey by the Arizona School Personnel … more
Arizona students took a hit when it came to learning during the pandemic so far, and it may take several years to correct that slide. The state is putting roughly $19 million into corrective … more
Centennial High School Senior Crystal Bond has a bright future ahead of her. more
The fundraiser furthers the EVIT Education Foundation’s goal of helping students of limited means adopt the skills they need to land lucrative jobs. (File photo) EVIT foundation gourmet … more
When leaders from the city of Tempe, Arizona State University, the Arizona Board of Regents and Omni Hotels broke ground on a brand new hotel on Sept. 17, they did so with an Arizona Supreme Court case looming overhead. more
The Peoria Unified School District will cancel 10 bus routes throughout the district Thursday and Friday due to drivers being unable to work for a number of reasons, officials said. more
A new tool will allow Arizona students to gain access to important career development information before heading off to higher education. 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
The Peoria Unified School District governing board narrowly approved a $1,500 retention and recruiting stipend to all returning staff from fiscal year 2021 and new staff hired on or after July 1. more
Higher education is alive and well in Arizona, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. more
A lack of use — more specifically low enrollment — is spurring the Peoria Unified School District to repurpose three elementary schools: Pioneer, Sky View and Desert Palms. more
A Mesa teacher dedicated to sharing a love of the arts with their students has won Act One’s Tancer Arts in Education Award. Taryn Tidwell of Shepherd Junior High School in Mesa is the … 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends COVID-19 vaccines for everyone aged 12 and up. And yet, 12- to 15-year olds are the least vaccinated age group in the country, with 1 in 3 having received one dose and just 1 in 4 being fully vaccinated – about half the rate of the population as a whole. more
BUCKEYE — Buckeye Elementary School District 33 is experiencing slightly more COVID-19 cases at some of its nine campuses. There were six confirmed COVID-19 cases reported last week at Inca … 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
As the Peoria Unified School District moves into its third full week of school, there has been a rising number of cases at school sites throughout the district, as well as across the city. more
With virtually 100% of students and staff eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the five facilities in the Buckeye Union High School District are experiencing a minimal resurgence of COVID-19 since the … more
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