With the deadline to implement Common Core standards this fall fast approaching, there’s plenty of confusion about what it is and what it means for students, parents and teachers. In Pinal County, school officials have been preparing for the change for…
An Arizona teen has gained praise for an interactive program he created to combat bullying. It's called The Be O.N.E. (Open to New Experiences) Project geared specifically to middle school students.
Two Maricopa County Community Colleges Information and Technology Services employees say the district knew about security vulnerabilities years before a 2013 server breach that exposed millions of pieces of personal data.
Two Sierra Vista charter schools will shut their doors at the end of the current school year. Imagine Sierra Vista and Presidio de las Sierras both finalized plans to close down this week, citing low enrollment.
Driven by stories of children being abducted and murdered, former police detective Laurie Latham is dedicated to teaching defense strategies to students ages 5 to 15 to help keep them safe, a program she is bringing to Yuma on Saturday.…
If Arizona wants stronger economic growth, it needs to focus on its college attainment rate, says George Hammond, a research professor and the associate director of the Economic and Business Research Center in the University of Arizona’s Eller College of…
Students are coming from all over to show off their science projects in Chandler. The three-day Chandler Science Spectacular gives kids a chance to display their projects and explain how they created them.
Community leaders held their first public meeting Wednesday to discuss how Yavapai College can distribute its resources equitably between the east and west halves of the county.
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez says he will fight an effort by Governing Board memberMichael Hicks to lower the threshold amount to require board approval on consultant contracts. Hicks’ move comes on the heels of a consultant with ties to Sanchez being awarded…
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors on Feb. 19 selected Lake View Primary School Principal Risha VanderWey to serve as interim county Superintendent of Schools. She is scheduled to begin March 17.
After helping open Mountain Ridge High School in 1995, Debra Poulson was pushed into becoming principal in 2002 and wouldn’t trade it for anything.
Rumbles died away and several of Angie Hillman's eighth grade homeroom students' hands shot up, officially interested in signing up for high school career and technical education classes.
Ironwood High School’s Michael Suman was recently named the Warren H. Lee Athletic Trainer of the Yea
Journalism students at Ahwatukee’s Mountain Pointe High have gone paperless. They recently relaunched the school newspaper completely online to engage the student body and compete for viewership against other student publications in the Tempe Union High School District.
A non-profit organization that promotes taxpayer-paid scholarships to private schools says it got the phone numbers of families it targeted with robocalls last week from a private vendor, not the state Department of Education.