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The city of Phoenix has released a website to help Phoenix residents understand which school districts could use school tax credit contributions before the end of the year.
The ending of one year and the beginning of another allows us to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we hope to be. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts that we have been given.
Kyrene Traditional Academy (KTA) has been piloting its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) project and students had their first presentation Monday morning, centering on devising a solution towards sustaining successful water treatments in a foreign country.
Saying it's really a legal contract between the state and parents, Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
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.
Just a few weeks ago, Kyrene School District experienced a clear election victory for both the continuation of our Maintenance and Operations Override and our second ballot question to allow our governing board to lease, sell or exchange real property (our vacant land). We appreciate this strong vote of confidence and message of support from our community. While Kyrene has a total of 25 schools, 12 of them are in Ahwatukee, educating more than 8,000 students and employing nearly 500 staff members (many who live in the community).
During Tuesday night’s governing board meeting, members came together to discuss what has been occurring around the Kyrene School District before the holiday break.
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.
The Kyrene Parent Summit will be hosting “A Night of Education for Parents” this Thursday.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal will be hosting a presentation giving facts on how College & Career Ready standards will help your child and our state on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Kyrene Aprende Middle School, 777. N. Breeze Blvd., in Chandler.
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.
The Public Policy Committee met Friday afternoon to hear a brief discussion about the Maintenance and Operations Override, which voters will be asked to either approve or decline in the upcoming November election.
Common Core has been the enemy du jour of the tea party these days — at least when partiers are not busy trying to defund Obamacare or failing to stop Medicare expansion here in Arizona.
Dr. Patricia Gillespie, superintendent of the Union Elementary School District in Tolleson, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) for the 2013-14 school year.
Facing ongoing hostility from some quarters over what they see as federal intrusion, Gov. Jan Brewer issued an edict Friday directing her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core” when referring to new education standards.
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal speaks at the Chandler Chamber Education Forum on Aug. 28, 2013. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
Kyrene governing board members met Tuesday night to discuss formalities regarding the summer break and what has been occurring around the school during the first week in session.
Kyrene School District Superintendent Dr. David Schauer and CFO Jeremy Calles met at the Dignity Health Urgent Care Community Room on Friday to update the public on what has been going on at the district during summer break.
Arizona schools need more money and it’s time for the governor and lawmakers to provide it, state School Superintendent John Huppenthal said Thursday.
With schools in the Kyrene district opening tomorrow, eager students and parents flooded the facilities of Centennial Middle School during last Wednesday’s Meet the Teacher/Curriculum night.
What if you learned the United States government was keeping a record of your health history in a huge data base without your knowledge or consent? Such is the case with the Affordable Health Care for America Act (Obamacare.)
Firebird Raceway may not be recognizable when it hosts its first event as Wild Horse Pass Motor Sports Park in September.
Outside parties and organizations can now use facilities within the Kyrene School District for less than half of the previous costs after the district’s governing board approved lowered rates on Tuesday.
In light of teacher appreciation week last month, the husband and wife law team, Ahwatukee personal injury attorneys Mark and Alexis Breyer, announced their latest teacher of the month, Merrideth George of Roadrunner Elementary School.