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State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
WASHINGTON — The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
Actor and Mesa native Charlie LeSueur recently left his footprints in cement at the Superstition Mountain Museum for his work preserving a part of television history. Now, LeSueur is working to make a new footprint by developing the theatrical talents of students at Sequoia Star Academy in his role as its performing arts director.
There is a new choice in public charter schools that will be debuting two brand new campuses late summer 2014, just in time for the next school year. EAGLE (Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis) College Prep will debut their Maryvale and Mesa campuses and initially offer kindergarten through third grade and build out a new grade each consecutive school year until they reach 8th grade. The new campuses will join the two existing EAGLE College Prep schools in South Phoenix.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Vice Mayor Alex Finter visited Sequoia Charter Elementary School students on March 3 to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the 16th annual National Education Association's "Read Across America Day."
Gilbert Early College’s girls basketball team captured its third consecutive Canyon Athletic Association State Championship on March 1, at the US Airways Center. Gilbert Early College finished the season 20-5, after returning only one starter from last year’s CAA State Championship team. They were led by junior Hannah Carpenter who had 20 points in the 40-34 victory over Sequoia Pathway Academy. Carpenter was named the CAA Division 2 Tournament MVP.
San Tan Learning Center broke ground on its new location in Gilbert on Feb. 28. Located in Morrison Ranch, the new campus can host 700 students and expand the school's athletic opportunities.
Staff members from San Tan Learning Center and guests break ground on the school's new campus in Gilbert on Feb. 28. [Courtesy Stephanie Perkins]
Gilbert Mayor John Lewis speaks ahead of the groundbreaking for what will be the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on Feb. 28. [Courtesy Stephanie Perkins]
Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal addresses a crowd at the groundbreaking for the new San Tan Charter School on Feb. 28. [Courtesy Stephanie Perkins]
A solid foundation set from 2013 projects has Gilbert Mayor John Lewis highly optimistic for the town’s economic success for 2014.
Leading Edge Academy East Mesa, a charter school for K-12 students, was chosen to receive a grant for new physical education equipment.
An upcoming 5K event hosted by Red Mountain High School in Mesa will serve as both a scholarship fundraiser and a tribute to the man who had a profound influence on the lives of students and teachers alike.
State lawmakers are moving to force school districts to sell off unused campuses.
“I am for the Keystone pipeline if it truly does create thousands of permanent jobs like politicians claim, but there has to be something in it for all Americans, like minimum wage increase, infrastructure repair and all corporations who profit from it will pay U.S. taxes.”
Benjamin Franklin High School will host a special lecture from a guest speaker scheduled for Feb. 19.
A local charter-school organization will open its next charter school emphasizing STEM topics in Mesa’s Eastmark development.
A new court ruling says Arizona schools don't have to supervise students as they go to or from schools.
Students who attend San Tan Learning Center in Gilbert will see a couple of changes, one small and one large, when they head back to school after this summer.
A rendering of the STEM-focused Sequoia Pathfinder Academy. [Courtesy Sequoia Charter Schools]
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
A total of 26 students at Campo Verde High School have entered the school’s charter chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.