Three East Valley schools are among 12 that have earned the 2006-07 A+ School Recognition Program award from the Arizona Educational Foundation.
The honorees include: Chandler High School, Desert Willow Elementary School in Cave Creek, and Edu-Prize School in Gilbert.
A+ Schools are evaluated based on lengthy applications and rigorous site visits by a panel of teachers, administrators, community volunteers and business leaders.
Selected schools exemplify excellence in student focus and support, teaching and learning, curriculum, community and parent involvement, leadership and assessment. For more information, visit www.azedfoundation.org.