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The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
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.
The Center for Living Well, a nonprofit wellness ministry providing Christ-Centered wellness education and training, have announced teacher training will take place in January.
The Phoenix Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) announced that its 2013-2014 governing board of directors was installed on Oct. 15. The new board will serve through September of 2014.
During Tuesday night’s Kyrene School District Governing Board meeting, members met to discuss what has been going on throughout the district.
Results from the Nov. 5 election show voters in support of both Kyrene School District (KSD) and Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) Maintenance and Operations Overrides.
For the past three years, Dr. Jessica and Dr. Tom van Oostrom have been getting all their ducks in a row to form a new Kyrene Elementary Band and Orchestra, and have seen prosperous success with the program.
Schools across the Kyrene district are currently enjoying fall break, but that doesn’t mean the district isn’t offering fun activates for its students.
Wellness is a term that has gained in popularity in recent years. Wellness is used as a name for a variety of products and programs, and as a result the term is sometimes misused. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Digest defines wellness as “a multidimensional state of being describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.” Adopting healthy lifestyles, including being regularly active and eating well, are “processes” that lead to the “products” of health and wellness.
Joey Estrada grew up cleaning family friends’ vineyards in California, so he said it is only natural that he will make his career in the wine industry.
Ahwatukee’s Ashley Cleveland was selected as a Community Mentor for the Health and Human Services residential learning community at Northern Arizona University’s residential campus.
BASIS recently received high acclaim in education from author and TIME magazine journalist Amanda Ripley’s new book, “The Smartest Kids in the World (and how they got that way).”
Education advocate and founding chairman of the Helios Education Foundation, Vince Roig, has been named the 2013 Afterschool Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE).
LAS VEGAS – A host of new characters showed up in the second straight impressive season-opening win by Mountain Pointe.
I’ve had the honor of chairing the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Women in Business for the last two years. It has been our mission to provide programs and opportunities in leadership, development, education and networking for women in the business community. This group of women also focuses throughout the year on raising and collecting funds for the Women in Business Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to aid the advancement of local woman into the business world.
The program is called “Home in Five for Maricopa County.”
May 24, 2013 marked my last day of work for the 2012-2013 school year. As soon as I received notification that my final paycheck was available, I literally “threw up the deuces,” hugged my colleagues, and “eased on down the road.” I was determined to have a carefree summer — one devoid of daily commentaries regarding instructional strategies and the effectiveness of Common Core.
In Cateura, Paraguay, there is landfill. Out of that landfill grew a shantytown. Out of that shantytown grew an orchestra — an orchestra with instruments made of garbage — a Recycled Orchestra.
Cars were bumper-to-bumper Monday morning along 48th Street and Frye Road as parents dropped off their excited kids at Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) for the first day of school.
A recent Champlain College report gave Arizona a “B” in teaching financial literacy to high school students. This is a credit to a critical collaboration of educators, the Arizona Legislature, the business community and nonprofit organizations working to help individuals lift themselves out of poverty.
During the summer, The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave five Valley high school students the opportunity to participate in their 2013 Student Leaders program.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts announced it’ll be distributing more that $1 million in grants to nonprofit art organizations, local art agency schools and community organizations in Maricopa County during the 2014 fiscal year.
During the summer four Desert Vista High School students were enrolled in the highly competitive science internship at the University of Arizona, known as the Keys (Keep Engaging Youth in Science).
As Arizona mayors, we work to find solutions to the issues facing our cities and towns. We roll up our sleeves to get the job done.