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The Children’s Action Alliance is asking candidates for the state Legislature to focus on the children.
Having to account for growing student enrollment, Leading Edge Academy came up with a unique solution to the problem — open up a brand-new facility at a former grocery store.
This August, I began my 19th year as a public school educator in the field of American history and government. The message I convey to my students each year is that they can make an impact in the world that they live in. When they enter my classroom, they see the following statements on my back wall: Use Your Voice, Take A Stand, Make A Difference.
Q: Would you say your district is delivering quality services now and what, if any, changes would you make?
Democrat gubernatorial hopeful Fred DuVal warned Sunday that businesses will not come to Arizona if the state scraps the Common Core academic standards.
A panel of local education, business and government leaders emphasized the importance of education to Gilbert’s fiscal future during an event on Sept. 25.
School is canceled Tuesday for Montessori Day Schools in Chandler, as they wade out of immense flooding and hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage from Monday’s rain.
The Buddha said, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Well, ready or not kids, your teachers are showing up in classrooms everywhere. It’s time to crack open the books, slip the surly bonds of summer, and head back to school.
A dedication ceremony at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 will mark the completion of the renovation and expansion of the ASU Preparatory Academy-Polytechnic Elementary School to allow for an additional 235 students on the property.
Like many middle-class parents, we promised our kids that we would pay for their college education, a reasonable promise in the 1980s from two parents who were teachers. We are still paying off their college loans in 2014, yet we feel lucky compared to students and families who are paying off college loans accrued between 2008 and 2014.
The Higley Unified School District celebrated the academic success of one of its schools during a ceremony on Aug. 22.
A lingering cliché tied to education is the description of subjects like math as boring, a topic of study done to complete graduation requirements than for any enjoyable purpose. It’s untrue because math, like any subject, has ardent fans and because it’s not necessarily the subject matter that’s the issue; rather, it’s how the material is presented that’s important.
Left-to-Right: First-grader Yvonne Michelle White and kindergartener Alyssa Laspada color pages from Coloring Squared at Paideia Academy South Phoenix on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Coloring Squared is a math-based color by number book.
School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Aug. 4.
Chandler residents will soon see an increase in their property taxes.
School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Monday afternoon.
Northern Contours, a major manufacturer of home and office cabinetry, furniture and fixtures, is partnering with Mesa United Way to provide school supplies and food to children in the community. Company officials are urging other businesses in Mesa to forge similar partnerships to help people in need.
A local charter school is moving into its new location just in time for the beginning of the school year. Pathfinder Academy will open the doors of its Monticello-inspired campus on Aug. 5, and will serve kindergarten through eighth grade with a classical-focused curriculum that teaches students in a style more akin to home schooling than the classroom style of public schools.
In its 16th year of operation, East Valley Academy, a K-6 charter school in Mesa, continues to make big strides in redefining quality education.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
A new preschool has opened up in Mesa after fresh renovations. Munchkins Preschool has 16,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor playground and six classrooms.
The Chandler Unified School District is a premier district of choice. Academic achievement is a high priority in the district as evidenced by test scores that exceed state and national averages. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding educational programs at all grade levels.
Higley Unified School District campuses will offer families the opportunity to tour two Early Childhood Development Centers every Wednesday in July from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noon to 3 p.m.
Recent Corona del Sol graduate Sarah Galvin’s scientific prowess has earned her a high accolade at an international science fair and a trip to Stockholm, Sweden, to be among some of the sharpest minds in the world.