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With the year coming to a rapid end, Inspire Kids Montessori is gearing up to finish its first fall season in a new Ahwatukee location.
With BASIS Ahwatukee finishing up its first fall term, the administration has decided to add fourth grade for the 2014-15 school year.
In order to assist parents and students in making important decisions regarding high school education, the Tempe Union High School District open houses have been scheduled.
“Keep Kyrene Strong.” You’ve seen the bright yellow signs on prominent corners in the Kyrene corridor, but what does that mean, exactly?
Whoever said a rivalry between two high school football teams isn’t as strong compared to the majors clearly has never attended an Ahwatukee Bowl.
Manu Kondapi, a student at Horizon Community Learning Center in Ahwatukee recently returned from a week at NASA where she planned a robotics and radiation mission and experienced life as an engineer and scientist.
Keeping students completely engaged with everyday curriculum can be a relentless process, but Kyrene Traditional Academy (KTA) offers a more old school approach when it comes to learning.
Everest College Phoenix announced that Maria Walters has been appointed as president of the Phoenix campus. Walters, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has extensive experience as a leader, educator and certified interpreter. In her new position, Walters has responsibility for overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the Phoenix campus.
What’s the best way to celebrate the return of school?
Tempe Union High School District’s (TUHSD) Adult Education Program has partnered with South Mountain Community College (SMCC) in Ahwatukee to offer opportunities for community members who are interested in receiving their GED certification.
Each fall, after crossing the hurdle of back-to-school fever, parents of high school juniors and seniors have the added burden of facing the confusing college application process. News stories remind parents of the spiraling tuition costs and increased unemployment among college graduates while colleges sell parents on the need for a degree in today’s changing American economy.
It was a cloudy Monday morning as parents and students walked the grounds of Kyrene de la Esperanza Elementary School for the first day of school, and the start of a new fall term.
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled the Arizona Board of Regents did not infringe on the First Amendment Rights of the Arizona Students’ Association by cutting off its automatic access to student fees.
Jacquelyn Mahoney of Ahwatukee, a student majoring in business administration, was named to the Northeastern University dean’s list for the spring semester. To achieve the dean’s list students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a 3.5 GPA or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.
Long ago are the days when the main reason for summer school was to recover failed credits, as Desert Vista High School offers its spin off the district’s Summer Academy, where incoming students attend summer school programs to get ahead.
The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as president of GateWay Community College, effective July 1.
In completing the process of finalizing a new district policy manual, Tempe Union High School District administration will be reviewing policies like emergency plans and student discipline as well as others before the start of the 2013-14 school year.
The rookie class at Mountain Pointe next year is a rather large one.
When executives of corporations are caught aiding and abetting criminal behavior of their employees, the executives are prosecuted and the businesses are destroyed.
Joss Bates was dropped off at his Ahwatukee home last weekend to find 114 notes hanging around his front yard, displaying quotes, words of comfort, love and encouragement written on them from friends and family.
Gov. Jan Brewer has cleared one hurdle for new research on the possible medical benefits of marijuana.
The United States has seen a deluge of much-needed attention to the issue of bullying in the last decade. Horrific examples of young people harassing and abusing their peers — sometimes to the point that the victims commit suicide — have forced parents and educators to begin thinking about the issue and to initiate or expand bully prevention efforts. What is often missed in these discussions, however, is the problem of adults who bully young people.
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been named one of the most influential Hispanic business leaders in Arizona by AZ Business Magazine. As the executive vice chancellor and provost, Harper-Marinick is chief academic and student officer for more than 265,000 students who attend each year.
According to the Government Accountability Office, the federal government operates 50 different programs for the homeless. There are 23 programs in housing, 26 for food and nutrition, 130 for at-risk youth. They also operate an astounding 342 programs for economic development, which government is notoriously bad at anyway.
Arizona is fortunate to have three fine universities in our state. All these institutions are to be commended for different aspects of academia; the one thing we can say for all of them is that a degree from any of them is highly esteemed. Yes, they can be expensive, but they offer an excellent education.