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11 potential candidates line up for Peoria Unified …

With the deadline for candidate nomination packets for the Peoria Unified School District governing board election nearing, 11 potential candidates are considering running for a seat.

Peoria Unified governing board approves new department …

The Peoria Unified governing board approved two new directors last month at public meetings.

Peoria Unified names new superintendent

Peoria Unified School District has named Kenneth Christopher Somers to serve as the district’s next superintendent, pending the result of successful contract negotiations and background check.

Peoria Unified looks to put bond on 2024 ballot

The Peoria Unified School District will jump back on the horse in the coming year and try to get a bond on the ballot for the 2024 November general election.

What grade did your Peoria Unified school receive?

Peoria Unified has released letter grades for its 42 graded schools, with 85% receiving an A or B label for the 2022-23 school year.

Beck: A new school is coming to north Peoria

Since taking office, one of Peoria's greatest needs has been for a new school in the northern part of our city.

Peoria Unified governing board appoints 2 new …

The Peoria Unified governing board voted to approve two new administrative appointments, at a public meeting Oct. 26.

Peoria Unified governing board to receive update on …

The Peoria Unified governing board will receive an update on the district's search for a new superintendent at their public meeting Oct. 26.

Tempe Elementary superintendent selected for Yale …

Tempe Elementary School District Superintendent Dr. James Driscoll was recently selected to join the 2023-24 Fellowship for Public Education Leadership cohort run by the Broad Center at the Yale School of Management.

Peoria Unified school board to consider FY2024 final …

The Peoria Unified School District governing board will consider the fiscal year 2024 final budget July 13.

Peoria Unified losing enrollment to charter schools

Enrollment at Peoria Unified School District has been shifting, and new data shows the service rate for their school-age population will continue to steadily decline over the next 10 years.

Molino approved as Peoria Unified acting …

The Peoria Unified governing board unanimously approved Chief Technology and Operations Officer Kevin Molino June 8 as the district’s acting superintendent.