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Chandler Unified outperforms state on Auditor General …

A newly released state report shows what percentage of funds each school district spent on classroom instruction and other services in Fiscal 2023, which ended last June. A Chandler Unified …

Phoenix elementary teacher wins national award, $25K

Horizon Honors Elementary School first and second grade teacher Ashley Meyer earned a Milken Educator Award, which includes a $25,000 prize.

Arizona students eligible for Department of Ed art …

The Arizona Department of Education is hosting a drawing, painting and poster contest celebrating citizenship, which is one of the Six Pillars of Character, in the Character Counts program offered in many Arizona schools.

Arizona Department of Ed honors Glendale student

Sarah Israel, an 11th grade Glendale resident, is the Arizona Department of Education’s October Student of the Month.

One-third of Arizona K-12 students considered …

Valley of the Sun United Way has been awarded a $475,000 grant from the Helios Education Foundation to look into chronic student absenteeism in Maricopa County.

Horne, Hobbs at odds over COVID education funds

PHOENIX — A blame game between two top state officials threatens to lose the state more than $22 million in federal COVID relief dollars for education.

Program matches Tempe high schoolers with businesses …

More than 30 local students spent summer break gaining work experience and building professional skills thanks to the Career Ready Tempe program, which matches students with Tempe businesses for a six-week paid summer internship.

Glendale Woman’s Club teams with Dolly Parton on …

Kids in Glendale are finally part of an international reading initiative through Dolly Parton’s foundation to get free books into the hands of anyone 5 years or younger.

Kyrene stands by the legitimacy of its dual language …

Kyrene School District’s dual language immersion programs are compliant with state provisions, the district says, despite calls from State Superintendent Tom Horne that state funding be pulled for illegal programs.

Nine Queen Creek students recognized by state

Seven seniors from Queen Creek High and two seniors from Eastmark High will receive the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency on their diploma this year. The students are receiving the …

Arizona school districts growing teachers from within …

Alternative pathways for educator certification and school districts around the state have one thing in common: those in the program want to become full-time teachers, and districts facing shortages want them as full-time teachers.

Arizona boosts career paths for students with new tool

A new tool will allow Arizona students to gain access to important career development information before heading off to higher education.