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Maricopa County Supervisors Steve Gallardo and Bill Gates visited Creighton Elementary School District to deliver a shipment of cloth masks for students, teachers and staff. “We have been … more
PHOENIX — A whole set of factors may make Arizona one of the most dangerous places in the country for children to go back to school, according to a new report. The financial advice site … more
As some local school districts plan to reopen for in-person instruction at area campuses, federal officials warn young children can carry and transmit the novel coronavirus without ever showing symptoms. more
Estrella Mountain Community College and Glendale Community College are proud to announce a collaboration with Microsoft to develop and deploy a Microsoft Datacenter Academy to enhance the IT training … more
Twenty-one new students at Western Maricopa Education Center, a public career technical education district, are set to begin in-person instruction as part of a newly-announced Powersports Technician certification program. more
The Bryce Drew era of Grand Canyon University men’s basketball begins with a 2020-21 schedule that potentially features six nonconference opponents who won 19 or more games and a GCU Arena return visit from San Diego State. more
PHOENIX — Arizonans will get a chance to decide if they want to hike taxes on the state’s most wealthy to help fund K-12 education. more
Valley schools prepare to begin online learning in the early weeks of August as parents offer insights into the various degrees of staying home or returning to the classroom. more
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing state funds to be used for parochial school scholarships in Montana cements in place a system that has existed here for years, all with the blessing of courts. more
July 1 marked one year since Dr. Rey Rivera was appointed president of Estrella Mountain Community College. Dr. Rivera brought more than 23 years of higher education experience to the position, … more
Like an old-fashioned game of freeze tag, many norms synonymous with going back to school are at a standstill until things can somewhat melt back to normal. more
PHOENIX — Arizona schools will divide up $270 million in federal cash to help them get started when classes resume. The plan by Gov. Doug Ducey includes $200 million from the Coronavirus … more
PHOENIX — The state’s top education official wants schools to plan for reopening even as she concedes she doesn’t know how much money they will have — and that it’s … more
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey may be ready to send kids back into the classroom as soon as this coming week. But many Arizonans do not share his views. A new survey shows just 52 percent of … more
Central Arizona College will begin awarding Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding to more than 3,000 eligible students this week.   The CARES Act establishes … more
For the 35th straight year, a cohort of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors has chosen to forego attending out-of-state universities and accept the Flinn Scholarship. more
The Student Press Law Center has included Cactus Canyon Junior High School's Oro coverage of COVID-19 in a list of  coronavirus yearbook spreads. "The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the … more
Whether it’s with online options such as Google Classroom via Chromebooks or printing the alphabet with chalk on a sidewalk, Apache Junction students, parents and teachers from pre-K to grade … more
The graduating class of Apache Junction High School’s class of 2020 will shine in a way like no other class in the school’s history. Beginning at 8:20 p.m. Friday, April 17, the … more
Rosie Portual-Brastad is used to coming to the aid of Apache Junction Unified School District families. She heads Project Help, a program that is exclusive to AJUSD and provides families in need … more
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