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Beginning next year, several students at Coronado Elementary School will take their first steps toward learning the most widely spoken language in the world while learning more about the origin country’s culture.
It was the time of day when afternoon starts to creep into evening at the end of an average Arizona October; the sun still lorded over the earth and kept the surface dwellers warm to a slightly uncomfortable degree.
Having lived in the Chandler community for more than 20 years, I have watched the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) improve student achievement and become a top-rated district. Now that I am charged with implementing education policy statewide, I am especially impressed with Chandler’s ability to rise to the top in a number of endeavors.
A collection of Higley Unified School District high school students earned multiple AP Scholar Awards for excelling on their AP Exams.
Basha HS grad finished 2012-13 a top-ranked high school competitor
Mesa sixth graders who demonstrate a high ability in math can take an advance course when the school year begins Wednesday – one with a teacher on the other side of a computer screen.
Although miles apart in distance, BASIS’ two newest Arizona campuses in Mesa and Ahwatukee have similar visions about what they want to accomplish in their first year as they try to live up to the organization’s sterling reputation.
Have you ever sat in the international terminal at the airport and just listened to the mix of voices around you, all of them speaking in a language you don’t understand?
Andrew Sterling teached Advanced Placement U.S. government and Advanced Placemen U.S. history at the BASIS school in Tucson, recently ranked No. 1 in the nation on a national survey.
Gilbert Unified School District’s new interim superintendent will give the school board the next recommendation on what to do with the popular Gilbert Classical Academy.
A committee asked to look a Gilbert Classical Academy and whether or not the program should be expanded will present to the district governing board 7 p.m. Thursday at the district office, 140 S. Gilbert Road.
LOS ANGELES — The twins were 7, shy and scared. Talking was tough and describing what happened nearly impossible.
Expect More Arizona, a statewide education advocacy organization dedicated to raising education expectations in Arizona announced four Excellence Tour Spotlight award winners during an event held on Tuesday, including Mesa's Great Hearts Academies. According to a release, "the Phoenix finalists for the Expect More Excellence Tour demonstrate and celebrate what Arizonans are doing today to elevate world-class education in the community."
Baseball will have a grind of a playoff schedule upcoming for those not among the top eight seeds, but softball — especially Division I — appears to be deeper than ever. Or, at least, deeper than the past five years.
BASIS Mesa, the acclaimed charter school's newest campus, is taking shape as construction crews move dirt and the school's new leader takes her first steps to recruit students and hire teachers.
Students at Chandler and Mesa high schools took more AP exams than their East Valley neighbors — and most of their statewide counterparts, to boot — according to results released this week by The College Board.
The Gilbert Unified School District governing board plans to create a committee structure next week to look at how to expand the popular Gilbert Classical Academy after plans to move it to Gilbert Junior High School’s campus were dropped.
Now is the time for high school juniors to begin researching, evaluating, and selecting the short list of colleges they will apply to in the fall. While the process may seem overwhelming at first, starting now will ensure you are ready and well positioned for the upcoming application season. Here are a few tips to get you started:
Editor's note: This is an open letter to John Huppenthal, Arizona's superintendent of public instruction.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. — The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another.
Superintendent Dave Allison’s future with the Gilbert Unified School District may be decided Thursday.
Here is a quick update on what area high school teams have been doing since Christmas.
It’s time to let everyone—parents in Arizona and other states, along with state and national policymakers—see the results of Arizona’s education savings accounts. Over 400 children are using the accounts this year, and thousands more become eligible next year.
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