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Deer Valley Unified to offer night classes to accelerate, recover course credits  Your Valley

Barry Goldwater High School in Phoenix is one of two locations Deer Valley Unified School District will host its Pathways night courses. [Submitted photo].

Student chefs at Barry Goldwater High School compete for national prize  AZFamily

The students at Barry Goldwater High School are competing in the national Cooking up Change contest.

Police arrest 2 in Goldwater High School vandalism

Two former students were arrested for driving a stolen vehicle through Barry Goldwater High School's football field, causing thousands of dollars in damage, ...

Every dollar spent at The Shops at Norterra to benefit north Phoenix schools through March 31  Foothills Focus

PHOENIX – Shop until you drop and raise money for local schools with The Shops at Norterra hosting its sixth annual “Earn & Learn” rewards program through ...

How Barry Goldwater's forfeit impacts 5A football power rankings

Phoenix Barry Goldwater and Phoenix North Canyon will have one less football game counted in the 5A power rankings after Goldwater self-reported to the ...

Most Kids Fail Arizona's Standardized Test (Again)  North Phoenix News

The results are in for the latest statewide school achievement test, and a mere 41 percent of Arizona students passed math and reading. The 2018 AzMERIT test ...

Phoenix police: Stolen truck used to rip up Goldwater High School football field

Phoenix police are investigating an incident in which someone drove a stolen truck onto the Goldwater High School football field Sunday, damaging the field ...

No New High School in DVUSD's Planning Window  North Phoenix News

Boulder Creek High School, the largest of five in the Deer Valley Unified School District, is projected to exceed capacity in fall 2018. Yet, based on demographic ...

New DVUSD Principals: BCHS, BGHS, Deer Valley & Stetson Hills  North Phoenix News

Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) has named seven new principals for the start of the 2017-18 school year, including four in NoPho. Anita Stulc

What's named after Sen. John McCain in Arizona — and what could be?  AZCentral

Given John McCain's enormous influence in Arizona, it won't be surprising to see more efforts to name landmarks or buildings after the senator.

MCPS announces leadership changes at 4 schools  NBC Montana

Four Missoula County schools will have new principals to start the 2019-2020 school year. ---The following is a press release from Missoula County Public ...

Shop for a cause: Retail therapy at Shops at Norterra benefit schools  AZ Big Media

Shop until you drop and raise money for local schools with The Shops at Norterra hosting its 6th annual “Earn & Learn” rewards program through March 31, ...

Arizona teachers devastated, as state supreme court blocks ballot initiative to fund education  ThinkProgress

Arizona teachers advocating for higher salaries and increased education funding were dealt a devastating blow Wednesday, when the state Supreme Court ...

Phoenix school official turns heads with online political rant

PHOENIX — A Valley school board official has turned heads online this week after she went on a profanity-laced political rant against a teacher online.

Jewish educational administrator vies for GOP nomination as state superintendent  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

A Valley native and product of the Arizona public school system, Republican Jonathan Gelbart is one of two Jewish candidates vying to become Arizona's next ...

Teacher seeks ouster of board president who called him 'anti-American' on Twitter

A school board president is under fire after a teacher claims the elected official called him an "anti-American Trump hating troll" and used profanity against him ...

Sonoran Foothills AZ School District and Schools  North Phoenix News

Sonoran Foothills, AZ students are in Arizona's Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD). Find public, private and charter schools in and near the town.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

'Nobody like me out there': Black players struggle to find a place in baseball  AZCentral

Today's young black ballplayers see a sport that barely includes people like them. They want to be a part of the game, but wonder if the game wants them.

Red for Ed: Arizona teacher strikes may culminate in midterm election victory.  Slate

The midterm elections may offer the best chance for teachers to turn the historic walkouts into lasting change.

'I just want what we deserve': Arizona teachers call on Ducey to hike pay

Arizona teachers and parents brought signs and peanuts — a symbol of low pay — to the state Capitol on Monday evening to rally for teacher pay raises.

PHS band takes award at Phoenix band invitational | News  Parker Pioneer

The Parker High School band had a surprise when they performed at the Rumbling Drums at the Dawg House Invitational Oct. 24 at Barry Goldwater High ...

Inside Arizona's #RedForEd uprising  Socialist Worker Online

More 75000 marchers formed a river of red in the streets of Phoenix on the first day of a walkout by educators that will continue into this week.

The next big debate at the Arizona Capitol: Is $6.1B enough for K-12 schools?  AZCentral

Arizona is $317 million shy of the constitutional limit the state can spend on K-12 school districts. The cap was set in the 1980s. Is it time to adjust?

Obama Scholar overcomes many hurdles to reach ASU finish line  Arizona State University

Incoming ASU freshman Aquarie Doyle readily admits she didn't have an idyllic childhood, but she found refuge from her troubled home at school. The comfort ...

19 Phoenix-area schools recognized with A+ from Arizona Education Foundation  Phoenix Business Journal

The Arizona Eduction Foundation has named 19 Phoenix-area schools an A+ School of Excellence, with another round of honorees expected at the end of April.

Arizona Educational Foundation names Phoenix-area's best schools

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Educational Foundation gives A+ awards to Valley's best schools of the year. Here are the Phoenix-area schools that made the list.

Meet your state candidates | News  Glendale Star

Glendale voters will have plenty of decisions to make this election season. On everyone's ballot will be governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state ...

What Gov. Ducey's budget proposal adds in Arizona education spending  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey's budget proposal includes hundreds of millions in new spending for for K-12 and higher education initiatives.

'We're asking for help': State will take over dysfunctional Murphy school district

The Arizona State Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint a receiver to oversee the Murphy School District amid a $2.2 million deficit.

NAU Roundup: Men's basketball suffers 6th straight loss  Arizona Daily Sun

The trend for the Northern Arizona men's basketball over the past three games has been solid first-half efforts followed by abysmal second halves.

Diane Douglas is finished leading Arizona's schools. These are 6 things she learned  AZCentral

Diane Douglas once told herself, after two stints on the board of the Peoria Unified School District, that she would never seek elected office again. She didn't ...

Andy Harvey Broadcast Workshop encouraging Native students stories  Navajo-Hopi Observer

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop this year will bring 30 students from seven indigenous communities, from 18 high ...

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Some Arizona parents and students grow weary of school closures  AZCentral

Arizona teachers walked out for a fourth day Tuesday as part of the #RedForEd movement, and plan to remain out Wednesday.

Meet the Candidates for AZ State Superintendent of Public Instruction  Guy Roginson

Many of the candidates running for the Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction visited Glassford Hill Middle School in Prescott Valley on Friday,

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

#RedForEd walkout: Thursday school closures  AZCentral

Arizona schools have begun notifying parents that many will be closed Thursday, for a sixth day, due to teacher walkouts.

Democratic candidates for Arizona schools chief agree on issues, diverge on background  AZCentral

The two Democratic candidates for state superintendent of public instruction played up the differences in their education backgrounds at a Thursday night ...

Top schools ranked by SAT scores | News  Inside Tucson Business

Using data from the College Board, the Arizona Department of Education has ranked the state's 50 top high schools by their average SAT scores, with two ...

Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on  AZCentral

Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.

Day 4 of #RedForEd walkout: School closures still impacting at least 768,000 students  AZCentral

As Arizona's #RedForEd teacher walkout enters its fourth day, more than two-thirds of the state's public-school students remain impacted by school closures.

Goldwater statue that will represent state in Washington unveiled at Capitol  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – An 8-foot-tall bronze statue of late U.S. Sen. Barry M. Goldwater unveiled Monday will be displayed at the State Capitol before heading to ...

Valdez: Republicans stick it to liberal Tucson (again) in Arizona's education budget  AZCentral

Republican lawmakers say they can give Arizona teachers raises without raising taxes. But that's not true. Not for homeowners in Tucson, at least.

#RedForEd leaders: Arizona teachers hope to return to class Thursday, ending historic walkout  AZCentral

Leaders of the Arizona Educators United group and Arizona Education say they will end the walkout on Thursday if the budget is passed. Thomas Hawthorne ...

Arizona's #RedForEd movement evolves into quieter, broader political force

Noah Karvelis from the Arizona Educators United talks about the different ways teachers are still involved in Arizona's RedForEd movement. The Arizona ...

Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...

Budget passes as #RedForEd teachers gather for 6th walkout day  AZCentral

Arizona educators and #RedForEd supporters gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for a sixth day of teacher walkouts. It is likely the last day of walkouts ...

Counterprotesters call #RedForEd supporters greedy, accuse teachers of being 'terrorists'  AZCentral

PurpleForParents leader Dusti Martin calls teachers who have walked out "terrorists that are holding our children hostage."

Teacher pay plan: Some Arizona districts won't get enough for 20 percent raises  AZCentral

Ducey has said that “by the beginning of the 2020 school year, every Arizona teacher will have received a cumulative raise of 20 percent.”

Arizona Legislature passes state budget, including teacher pay-raise plan  AZCentral

Arizona lawmakers pass the state budget with teacher pay raises in a session that lasted overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

Gov. Ducey says teacher plan won't hike taxes – but there's a new car-registration fee  AZCentral

Ducey's plan to give teachers a raise doesn't technically raise taxes, but it does include a new car-registration fee.

Day 4 of the #RedForEd teacher walkout ends with a counter-protest  AZCentral

Educators walk out for a fourth day and gather at the state Capitol to rally for more education funding.

Rural Arizona school districts skip #RedForEd teacher walkout, stay open  AZCentral

The Maine Consolidated School in Parks has a community of 1400 people, that made the decision easy not to close the school during the teacher walkout.

In wake of #RedForEd, first-time candidates flood races for Arizona Legislature  AZCentral

The 2018 legislative election has seen a surge in first-time candidates in the wake of #RedForEd. What will it mean for the balance of power?

Koch-backed 'freedom schools' in Arizona to get money in university funding budget  AZCentral

Arizona's three universities would get $10 million additional dollars, but $2 million of it is earmarked for conservative-backed "freedom schools."

We know about teacher pay. Where else does Arizona rank near the bottom (and top)?  AZCentral

The #RedforEd movement sparked a teacher walkout because their pay is among the lowest in the country. In what else do we rank low in spending?

Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh uses White House visit to urge school support

WASHINGTON – Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh advocated for change and more support of education and educators during a visit to the White ...

Months after unveiling, Goldwater statue still awaiting trip to the U.S. Capitol  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – With great fanfare, state officials in March unveiled an 8-foot-tall bronze statue of the late U.S. Senator Barry M. Goldwater that will represent Arizona ...

Resilient and motivated, Purple Heart recipient finds home at ASU  Arizona State University

It was around 10 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2012. All was quiet at Camp Bastion, the largest British overseas military base located in the Helmand Province in ...

Panchanathan appointed VP of National Academy of Inventors | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

Sethuraman Panchanathan, executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research and innovation officer at Arizona State ...

Phoenix Marine died in Nepal while fulfilling life mission of helping others

Marine Jake Hug, who was from Phoenix, was confirmed Sunday to be among the dead on a military helicopter that crashed in Nepal.

Arizona Legislature adjourns, ends work for 2018  AZCentral

Arizona lawmakers ended their 2018 session at 12:26 a.m., marking the end of a tumultuous year dominated by #MeToo and #RedforEd movements.

'Year Up' connects Phoenix students, Fortune 500 firms

Phoenix leadership gathered at the Maricopa Skills Center this week to celebrate the Phoenix launch of Year Up, a program that connects community college ...

Valley woman recounts ordeal on Everest after quake

At 18000 feet above sea level, Haley Ercanbrack struggled to measure her breath. All around her were walls of ice, punctuated by deep chasms that threatened ...

Lawsuit: Teachers association chief mishandled money

A state teachers association has accused its former executive director — a retired Mesa Public Schools teacher — of mishandling more than $247,500 of the ...

ASU research offers hydropower dam energy solution without sacrificing Mekong food supply  Arizona State University

Arizona State University professor John Sabo and collaborators have proposed a solution in the Dec. 8 issue of Science magazine that allows dam operators to ...

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