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The shift to remote learning during the pandemic caused angst for parents, but it also led to unexpected benefits that they may find hard to let go of as their children return to school. more
Working in partnership with Mesa Public Schools, the city of Mesa Environmental Management & Sustainability Department sponsored the “Express Your Environmental Self” Earth Day … more
Seven Arizona high schools landed among the tops in the country, cracking the list of the best 50 high schools in the U.S. The list, released annually by U.S. News & World Report, ranks high … more
Mask mandates were lifted as of April 19 by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and now schools are addressing mask and COVID-19 protocols as the end of the year nears. more
Face masks are not going away for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year in Peoria Unified School District. more
PHOENIX — Students and teachers at Arizona schools are no longer going to be required by the state to wear masks. But they can if they want. And local districts remain free to continue to … more
PHOENIX — The head of the House Education Committee wants the Department of Education to turn loose $85 million to help forestall anticipated teacher layoffs. Rep. Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, … more
Mesa Public Schools has launched a new partnership to improve social and emotional wellness among students, staff and the community. The goal of Move One Mesa is to ignite a culture of learning … more
Standardized testing season can be a stressful time for students even under normal circumstances. But, during a pandemic? Students will need every edge they can get. Just as schools have had to … more
Agua Fria Union High School District officials planned to welcome students back to campus full time March 22, but quickly pivoted this week to comply with Gov. Doug Ducey’s March 3 executive order requiring schools to fully reopen March 15. more
Legacy Traditional Schools is going online with the launch of Legacy Online Academy, a public, tuition-free online education option. The new online platform will make available to every Arizona … more
Michael Murphy knows personally the havoc COVID-19 can wreak on a family. Over the Christmas holiday, he and his wife Jennie as well as their four children all contracted and developed serious … more
Peoria Unified School District called a special study session Jan. 13 to provide the school board and families with a health update, but did not change course on having in-person learning regardless of Maricopa County health metrics, the benchmarks for formerly determining instruction delivery. more
Peoria Unified School District has announced that all schools will be open for in-person learning, Jan. 12, coming after a sick-out by teachers protesting the school board’s decision in December for students to return to in-person learning regardless of the status of Maricopa County benchmarks, which are currently in the substantial category. more
Mesa Public Schools signed on to two agreements in December designed to promote multigenerational learning for families at four elementary schools and to better prepare low-income students attending … more
To meet the emergency need for nitrile gloves for staff and students for cleaning and disinfecting, Mesa Public Schools Governing Board recently approved paying $45,850. The purchase of 250,000 … more
Bonds approved by voters will fund the $3.9 million cost for artificial-turf fields at Mountain View and Mesa high schools. A contract with General Acrylics Inc. to install the turf was approved … more
Shea Proctor Valley LLC, a California-based subsidiary of Shea Homes, bought 415 acres of land for $46.77 million at the northeast corner of 75th Avenue and Jomax Road in north Peoria at a state land auction Wednesday. more
The Cave Creek Unified School District has a new superintendent. Dr. Cort Monroe, the assistant superintendent of Student Support Services for the Queen Creek Unified School District, was chosen to leader the north Valley district. more
Voters filled three seats on the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 3 election, with one incumbent and two newcomers filling the seats. Educator and incumbent Jennifer … more
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