The Address is a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns. The film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its…
Thanks to a partnership between the Arizona Leadership Foundation and Western Refining, $750,000 is being diverted to students from low-income families in Yuma in the form of scholarships to local private schools.
Despite five years of declining revenues and another similar year on the horizon, Kingman Unified School District board members are planning to give staff a 1 percent raise when they meet today.
Contracts and salary schedules are the focus of Tuesday's meeting of the Camp Verde Unified School District Governing Board.
The Arizona State University campus in Lake Havasu City received 475 applications for the coming school year, mostly from outside the area, said David Young, ASU director at the Colleges of Lake Havasu City at a breakfast presentation Monday morning.
After recent state-level votes, Arizona governor Jan Brewer’s unyielding support, and varying green-lit funding , it looks like the Common Core Standards Initiative, and therefore the PARCC testing assessments, may be coming to the Page Unified School District in the…
After learning kitchen basics over the last several months, four local middle school students put their culinary skills to the test at the Sierra Vista Unified School District’s first Chef’s Challenge at Buena High School on Saturday.
The Arizona Legislature is entering the fourth week of budget talks in a standoff, with Senate President Andy Biggs still to decide if he'll take up the latest offer from the House. Gov. Jan Brewer signed off on the House plan…
The plan to convert the majority of Maricopa Unified School District schools into charters is going forward, but whether it is derailed financially remains to be seen.
Donning gloves and light blue booties, four Buena High School students stepped over yellow caution tape and entered the scene of an apparent murder suicide on Friday.
Senate President Andy Biggs is prepared to move forward with the budget compromise pitched on April 3 by the House and Gov. Jan Brewer if the Senate has enough votes for the $9.2 billion fiscal 2015 spending plan to clear…
The Maricopa High School DECA club and Miss Maricopa Sydnee Akers helped organize a concert event called Goodstock that raised funds for DECA and nearly 1,400 pounds of food for F.O.R.
Michael Ellegood, a former Maricopa County engineer, doesn't have kids in the Prescott Unified School District, isn't related to an employee of the district, and said he has no ties to the schools whatsoever. But he's helping out nonetheless.
As the Arizona Legislature continues to debate the budget, districts across the East Valley are using the information they have available to anticipate any changes they’ll experience for the 2014-15 school year.
Margaret “Margie” Looney stood in the dead center of the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre banquet room when Cochise County School Superintendent Trudy Berry announced she was the 2014 Cochise County Teacher of the Year on Friday night.