If you think tap dancing is a dying art, Jenefer Miller of Ahwatukee begs to disagree. Indeed, Miller, a former Akimel A-al Middle School theater teacher, for 10 years, is now in her sixth year teaching English at Desert Vista…
Last week, the Arizona Interscholastic Association released its initial conference placements for the next two-year block.
A recent Mountain Pointe High School grad is learning to put service above others while experiencing the world. Tanner McDonald is part of Rotary International District 5495’s Youth Exchange program, which gives teens an opportunity to build peace and foster…
Revenue made from State Trust land goes primarily toward funding K-12 education in Arizona. By auctioning the preserve, State Land would be able to recoup the revenue that will be lost by canceling Marana’s lease.
For decades, Chicanos Por La Causa has been the spark plug of advocacy on education, housing, economic development and wellness, particularly for Chicanos, Mexican Americans, Central Americans, and indigenous peoples right here in our southern border region. A 50-year-old Arizona…
The state of Arizona is still working to fight a disheartening shortage in public educators, one of the many issues identified in the “Red for Ed” movement.
An Arizona high school has opted to no longer allow its students to carry backpacks. Douglas High School is implementing its new bag policy on Monday in an effort to boost student safety, the Douglas School District announced in a…
A Scottsdale resident who was among those sounding alarms about school district leaders in 2017 has put her support behind the district's funding request this fall.
Arizona legislators plan to waste up to $175,000 investigating state Superintendent Kathy Hoffman’s handling of the school voucher program.
Nearly two decades after getting Arizona voters' approval, a law mandating an English-only education for non-native speakers may get repealed in 2020.
A University of Arizona professor has been awarded the nation’s highest award for excellence in STEM mentoring and education. Presidential awards were also presented to three Tucson K-12 teachers and a fourth from Chandler.
Once again, charter schools dominated the list of Arizona's top high schools as ranked by average SAT scores.
Dozens of school districts in Maricopa County are asking voters for more money in November.
Almost half of Arizona’s students have vaped by the time they reach 12th grade, according to a statewide survey that shows the rapid rise of e-cigarette use in junior high and high school.
The White House on Tuesday recognized five Arizona educators, including one in the Valley, for their excellence in mentoring and teaching math and science.