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Want to learn more about the growing Arizona wine industry? The Art of Arizona Wine Celebration, coming to Scottsdale Saturday, March 15, might be the thing with its tastings, educational seminars, trade show, art show and keynote address. Tickets start at $20.
Bright Beginnings Charter School Offers Accelerated Curriculum for Student Success
Bill Bitter went to college expecting to graduate and become a concert violinist, but he realized his talents were better served as a teacher than performer.
It’s difficult to comprehend the struggle a child suffering in a third-world country goes through every day and how your small contribution to a nonprofit makes a difference. The African Children’s Choir, performing this month in the East Valley, will give you that personal experience with not only the cause but the kids you’re supporting.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
Authorities say a Tempe school resource officer accidentally fired her department-issued Taser during a demonstration, striking a student in the arm with one probe.
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.
The state House voted unanimously Tuesday to encourage more high schoolers to take computer science courses.
EAGLE College Preparatory Academy will host a job fair to hire staff on March 8 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
In the U.S., more than two-thirds of the class of 2011 was not proficient in math. In Arizona, that number jumped to 3 out of 4 students.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
Three out of four Arizonans support the right of gays to at least form civil unions, if not to wed outright.
Kathleen Casprowitz worked in sales for Xerox 30 years ago in British Columbia, Canada, but always had an interest in education.
The share of education tax dollars that actually wind up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has monitored it.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
For months we have been hearing how a lot is changing when it comes to health care. When you remove the politics and the rhetoric, the fact remains that most Arizonans are required to have health insurance by March 31, 2014 or face paying a penalty.
Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site have access to have a gun.
Republican and Chandler resident Martin Sepulveda announced he has withdrawn from the Arizona State Treasurer race today after receiving news that he will be assigned a new position in the Navy Reserve.
Higley Unified School District will host community performances at both of its high schools this week.
Dr. Sharon A. Kortman is the Senior Vice President of Learning at Arizona Science Center. She also serves on the Next Generation Science Standards Leadership Team and AZ Committee for the Development of the Next Generation Science Standards. She co-founded and directed BEST (Beginning Educator Support Team) and was an administrative associate professor at Arizona State University.
The Valley of the Sun Chapter of the National Football Foundation will honor 39 high school and college football scholar athletes March 1 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale.
Train enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about the history of Arizona railways as the Arizona Railway Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
Staff and volunteers will mix together a little water, some algae, creative engineering and air power to create a night of learning and fun at Power Ranch Elementary School’s STEM Night on Feb. 27.