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East Valley superintendent discusses postponing …

6/7/2024
It was all coming together nicely for Sherry Richards. She would wrap up her education career June 30, having been an interim superintendent for a highly achieving school district that she loved, …

Higley USD board refers bond, override questions to …

5/10/2024
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board referred on May 8 questions on a maintenance and operations override and a bond to voters in the November election.  

Richards named Higley USD superintendent after board …

5/9/2024
Meet the new boss, just the same as the old boss ... except without an interim tag.   The Higley Unified School District Governing Board appointed Sherry Richards as its superintendent for …

Higley USD will consider severing ties with new …

5/8/2024
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board will consider on Wednesday a recommendation to rescind its employment agreement with Nate Carman to be the next superintendent.  

Higley USD committee recommends override, $83M bond

4/4/2024
A “citizens committee” appointed to study Higley Unified School District’s financial issues has recommended the district’s governing board put a 15% maintenance and operations …

Higley USD mum on incoming superintendent's status

3/31/2024
The Higley Unified School District and its leaders are staying quiet after the district’s incoming superintendent was placed on administrative leave from his job in El Paso, Texas.  

Gilbert school districts spend more on instruction …

3/9/2024
Instructional spending went up more than $650 per student in each of the three school districts serving Gilbert, but as a percentage of overall budget, it is down to its lowest levels in two …

Higley board approves new superintendent's contract

2/22/2024
The Higley Unified School District officially hired Nate Carman as its superintendent Feb. 21 as the governing board unanimously approved his contract.   The district announced the hiring …

Higley USD picks Texas administrator as next …

2/17/2024
The Higley Unified School District has gone to Texas to find its next superintendent.   The district announced Feb. 16 that it has chosen Nate Carman, superintendent of the Socorro …

Higley's superintendent finalists come from out of …

2/5/2024
Two out-of-state administrators are the finalists for the Higley Unified School District superintendency.   The finalists are Mathew Neal, an educational consultant from Woodland Park, …

Sip & Shop owner balances career, family, community …

1/29/2024
The podcast Guiding Growth: Conversations with Community Leaders from the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, event and meeting venue Modern Moments and the Gilbert Independent/yourvalley.net explores the …

Higley board member 'disappointed' in district …

11/24/2023
A Higley Unified School District Governing Board member released a statement Wednesday expressing disappointment in the district’s performance relating to a principal’s exit and calling …