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PHOENIX — Students in the Phoenix suburb of Avondale will have a new high school to go to for the 2019-20 session, according to officials. Construction is ...
La Joya Community High School lockdown has been lifted AZFamily
An earlier lockdown at La Joya Community High School in Avondale has been lifted.
Arizona teacher walkout: See district plans for handling walkout ABC15 Arizona
Red for Ed leaders have called for an end to a teather walkout, now that Governor Ducey has signed the K-12 portion of the new budget proposal. Many schools ...
ASU Football: Three-star wide receiver from Tolleson, Andre Johnson, commits to ASU House of Sparky
Devils grab their 8th 2019 commitment, 4th from Arizona.
Why this Tolleson school isn't like many other top Arizona schools AZCentral.com
University High School in Tolleson, a Title I school, was ranked the seventh-best school in Arizona and 21st in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.
Governor candidate David Garcia's talk to captive audience of teachers raises questions AZCentral
Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia said the event was not campaign related. Others think it was a misuse of taxpayer funds.
20 Maricopa County school districts are asking voters for more money AZCentral
Twenty school districts in Maricopa County will ask voters to approve bonds and overrides in the Nov. 6 election.
Tolleson Union High School class of 1989 ring found in Texas FOX 10 News Phoenix
A valley high school district has a mystery on their hands. A class ring from Tolleson High School was discovered at a gas station in Lubbock, Texas over the ...
Video: Tolleson Union's University High School ranked one of the top high schools in the nation, state Arizona Education News Service
A recent U.S. News and World Report ranking the Best High Schools in the state and nation ranks University High School in Tolleson Union High School District ...
Ex-employee denies stealing thousands in Tolleson Union High School District funds azcentral.com
A former Tolleson Union High School District employee accused of stealing thousands from the district pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges.
Here is the latest about when districts will reopen schools KTAR.com
Now that legislation to fund increases in education spending in Arizona has been passed, including 20 percent pay raises for teachers by 2020, districts were ...
Avondale police: Shooting call reported near Westview High School ABC15 Arizona
Police in Avondale are searching for suspects who fired weapons in a restaurant parking lot, leading to a nearby high school to go into lockdown.
Phoenix police arrest student who had gun at high school Arizona Daily Star
PHOENIX— Phoenix police say 16-year-old male high school student has been arrested after being found in possession of a loaded handgun on campus.
Report: Worker embezzled $120K from Tolleson schools azcentral.com
A former Tolleson Union High School District employee embezzled more than $120000, according to an auditor general report.
Woman accused of stealing $120K from Tolleson Union HS bookstore pleads guilty AZFamily
The woman accused of stealing more than $120000 from the Tolleson Union High School bookstore pleaded guilty to fraudulent schemes and theft Friday ...
Arizona Teacher Walkout Causes Stress for Some Parents and Teachers Phoenix New Times
Like many parents with school-age children, Natalie Rubio supports the teachers but is already struggling with problems related to the historic, statewide walkout ...
Here are the school districts that confirmed they will close for walkout KTAR.com
With Arizona teachers planning to begin a work stoppage Thursday, many districts across the state have been notifying parents that schools will be closing.
Tolleson Boys & Girls Club closed to create new recreation programs AZCentral
The city of Tolleson ended its contract with Boys and Girls Club after 30 years to start its own recreational center with programs for all ages.
azcentral Sports Awards Boys Athlete of the Week AZCentral
To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star, go to nominations.azcentral.com. The I AM SPORT Award is a contest created to honor ...
Former Tolleson schools employee pleads guilty to theft AZCentral.com
A former employee of Tolleson Union High School District has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the theft of more than $120000 from the district.
Worker who stole $120K from Tolleson schools gets 18 months in prison AZCentral.com
A former Tolleson Union High School District worker who embezzled $120000 from her employer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Here are the Arizona schools that will be closed Tuesday for #RedForEd walkout AZCentral
Several large Arizona school districts have announced they will be closed Tuesday for walkouts.
Tolleson soldier dies in Army training accident AZCentral
U.S. Army officials have confirmed that a soldier from Tolleson was killed Tuesday during a training accident at the National Training Center in California.
Maricopa County voters divided on bonds, overrides for 20 school districts AZCentral.com
Twenty school districts in Maricopa County asked voters to approve bonds and overrides.
ASU TRIO Talent Search program celebrates successful first year, college-bound grads Arizona State University
TRIO Talent Search, a federally-funded pre-college program, launched at Arizona State University in spring 2017 in partnership with the Tolleson Union High ...
2017 Maricopa County school bonds, overrides: What's on the Nov. 7 ballot AZCentral.com
Voters in 22 Maricopa County school districts will decide in the Nov. 7 election whether to approve bonds and overrides — temporary, local property-tax-funded ...
Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on AZCentral
Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.
Social-media threats made against at least 10 Phoenix high schools azcentral.com
At least 10 Phoenix-area high schools received threats on social media and had been working with police Monday to investigate the recurring online threats.
Tolleson high schools crack down on motorists who ignore stop signs on buses by installing cameras Cronkite News
Tolleson Union High School District has installed cameras to deter motorists who ignore the stop signs that come down when students get on or off the bus.
Tolleson students, parents protest principal's departure azcentral.com
Students and parents protesting the departure of a principal at Tolleson's Copper Canyon High School continued for the second consecutive day Thursday, and ...
Voices on the violence after Dallas sniper attack, police shootings azcentral.com
How do we talk about the tragedy of five Dallas officers being killed after recent shootings of African-American men by police in Minnesota and Louisiana?
All 27 Maricopa County school-funding measures pass AZCentral.com
For the first time in what could be decades, every school district bond and override measure in Maricopa County — all 27 of them — were approved by voters ...
Paper chase: Phoenix Union helps with financial aid forms to get more students into college Cronkite News
More Phoenix students are filling out their FAFSA and going to college with the help of an innovative program created by Phoenix Union High School District and ...
High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial AZCentral.com
Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.
Young engineers program increases diversity in engineering Arizona State University
The Young Engineers Shape the World program exposes high school students to opportunities available in engineering to help bolster diversity in the industry.
School resource officers called a key safety tool, but critics fear discrimination AZCentral
Although Democrats have emphasized gun control to improve school safety, Republicans have pushed funding for law-enforcement officers on campus.
PD looking into threat against Avondale school ABC15 Arizona
Avondale police confirmed on Thursday that its officers have opened an investigation into threats reportedly made against a high school.
The power of an orange ball: How coaches Eddie Martinez and David Solano give back on a basketball court AZCentral
Eddie Martinez and David Solano found what they needed on a basketball court, including friendship between each other. Now they're working together to help ...
Arizona school principals, superintendents mentor colleagues to handle stress, conflict Cronkite News
School administrators handle a mountain of stress and conflict as they fulfill their passion as educators. Four times a year, Arizona principals and ...
Glendale pays $1.7M for police officers at its public high schools amid spike in threats AZCentral.com
Glendale will spend about $1.7M for school resource officers at all nine public high schools due to increased threats after the Parkland massacre.
Attacks against Arizona governor candidate David Garcia intensify as primary nears AZCentral
With the primary election a few weeks away, Republicans and Democrats are stepping up attacks against David Garcia.
#RedForEd weighs in on Invest in Ed ballot language Arizona Education News Service
About 100 people – many in #RedForEd t-shirts – attended a Legislative Council meeting Wednesday at the Arizona Legislature to determine ballot proposition ...
Borderlands of conflict depicted in exhibition at ASU's Northlight Gallery Arizona State University
In the timely exhibition “Toward Reconciliation, Away,” Arizona State University's Northlight Gallery in the School of Art features the contemporary photographs of ...
Tolleson teen, blessed by pope, succumbs to cancer azcentral.com
Jazmin Negrete, of Tolleson, was diagnosed in May with stage-four gastric adenocarcinoma, a rare form of stomach cancer typically seen in adults.
Lawmakers approve wording for 2018 ballot measures Arizona Capitol Times
A Republican-dominated legislative committee decided Wednesday that voters don't need to be told that if they approve a business-backed tax-limiting measure ...
Phoenix police arrest 3 teens in social-media threats against high schools azcentral.com
Three local teens have been arrested and others are being investigated in connection with multiple threats on social media that targeted nearly two dozen ...
Arizona wrongly distributed $62 million in federal aid for poor students over 4 years Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting
The Arizona Department of Education was alerted in March 2015 that it was improperly distributing federal funds intended to help low-income students, but the ...
School bus involved in crash in Avondale FOX 10 News Phoenix
A school bus has been involved in a crash in Avondale.
West Valley's top-scoring schools azcentral.com
What are the West Valley's top-scoring schools? We have the list.
Six Arizona schools named "Beat the Odds Schools" Arizona Education News Service
Six schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" based on their ...
Phoenix-area districts adding cameras to catch drivers illegally passing school buses AZFamily
Two school districts in the West Valley have become the first in Maricopa County to permanently outfit their school buses with cameras designed to record ...
Some Arizona schools have lead in drinking water AZFamily
At least 26 Arizona schools have lead in their drinking water above federal guidelines, according to early results of a new statewide testing program.
Sparky joins ASU staff to surprise future Sun Devils AZCentral.com
Arizona State University staff members, along with ASU mascot Sparky the Sun Devil, traveled to high schools around the Phoenix area on Thursday to surprise ...
Voters show strong support for Maricopa County school-ballot proposals AZCentral.com
Early results showed a majority of bond and override proposals in 20 Maricopa County school districts appeared headed toward approval Tuesday night.
Arizona school district to add cameras to buses to prevent traffic accidents KTAR.com
An Arizona school district will add more cameras to its buses in an effort to catch drivers who do not stop for school buses and prevent traffic accidents.
Seven Minority-Intensive, Low-Income Arizona Schools Receive Gold Awards; 9 Earn Silver and 9 Earn Bronze Arizona Education News Service
Seven schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" by Beat the Odds, ...
Schools cite incorrect data, construction, school threats in letter grade appeals Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting
by Evan Wyloge | Oct 16, 2017 | Education, Education. Seventy-three schools are appealing the letter grades they've been given by state school officials, citing a ...
AZ bill would allow sex ed homosexuality inclusion azcentral.com
A bill introduced by state Sen. Martin Quezada of Phoenix is designed to eliminate the exclusion of homosexuality in school sex-education programs and to ...
Avondale high school students released after being on lock down for several hours azcentral.com
Westview High School was on lock down Friday afternoon after reports of a possible weapon on campus.
Maricopa County school bonds, overrides: What does your district want? azcentral.com
Twenty school districts in Maricopa County will ask voters this election to approve bonds. overrides proposals; buses, new buildings, full-day kindergarten ...
CalAtlantic Homes Brings Gated Residential Living To The Heart Of The West Valley Sports And Entertainment District In Phoenix, AZ PR Newswire
PHOENIX, Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, is now selling Arbor and Desert Bloom at Western Enclave ...
AzSTEM School Community of Practice - The Next Generation of STEM Education Arizona Education News Service
Arizona SciTech, the state's leading innovator and proponent of STEM education, announces the launch of a joint initiative between hi-tech businesses, ...
4 things you need to know about Arizona's new school funding formula azcentral.com
Starting in 2016-17, school funding in Arizona will be based on current-year enrollment. The change could mean less money for many districts.
Guns on school grounds: Who's actually keeping track in Arizona? AZFamily
Since the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, schools in Maricopa County have dealt with a firearm on campus at least 47 times. But what many school ...
Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting
After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...
Arizona Election Day results 2018 AZCentral
Who won the Arizona midterms? Live Election Day voting results of federal, state and city offices for Nov. 6, 2018.
Teen spots odd Snapchat, prevents possible school shooting in another state fox2now.com
Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) — A Valley teenager was arrested and suspended for something he posted on social media about his school. The 16-year-old is a student ...
New DVUSD Principals: BCHS, BGHS, Deer Valley & Stetson Hills North Phoenix News
Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) has named seven new principals for the start of the 2017-18 school year, including four in NoPho. Anita Stulc
Arizona's classroom spending at its lowest since 2001 azcentral.com
More than 40 percent of Arizona school districts spent less than 50 percent of their operating dollars in the classroom, according to a state report.
I saw 'El Che' play with theater full of teens, and it wasn't what I expected azcentral.com
As a self-admitted crusty old theater critic, watching a play with a couple hundred teenagers isn't my usual idea of a good time. Certainly not after sitting through ...
Auditor general: Former Eloy school district employee embezzled $23K AZCentral.com
State auditors claim a former Pinal County school district payroll clerk forged the signatures of her bosses — including that of the district superintendent — to pay ...
Helios Education Foundation offers $5M plan to help Arizona students go to college azcentral.com
High-school upperclassmen in 18 Arizona school districts will get college guidance thanks to non-profit initiative.
Casino gambling's effect on Arizona education: $45 a year per kid AZCentral.com
Tribal casinos give Arizona about $45 million a year to help fund education for the state's 1.1 million kids in public schools.
Future Sun Devil Families program prepares high school students for college Arizona State University
Arizona State University is accepting registrations this month for students and families to participate in the Future Sun Devil Families program. The program ...
Nearly 2300 ASU grads flourish thanks to Obama Scholars program Arizona State University
As President Barack Obama's term ends, the scholarship he inspired has graduated nearly 2300 students from ASU. The Obama Scholars program, ...
Connecting the Dots at ASU Arizona State University
Alexa, show me the way to Lake Havasu.” That voice-activated command became a reality on Friday when a group of students in ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of ...
ASU grad student's thesis inspired by Arizona Legislative Internship Arizona State University
Jennifer Kahn is graduating from Arizona State University this May with a degree in political science as part of ASU's 4+1 program, an accelerated bachelor's ...
Avondale police: No weapons found in Westview lockdown azcentral.com
Avondale police found no weapons last week at a West Valley high school placed on lock down after a student was reportedly seen wearing a holster.
High school sees record enrollment reflecting demand for career education Cronkite News
PHOENIX – Charles Yarbrough wants to be a chef when he finishes college, saying he loves to cook and is intrigued by the science behind a great-tasting dish.
Lobo pride: Small-town football passion runs deep in Snowflake AZCentral.com
Passion for football runs deep in Snowflake, where the players start in first grade and most never leave the program.
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell takes blame for voter lines, says she won't resign azcentral.com
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell has admitted fault for the long lines at polls Tuesday that enraged primary voters, but says she won't and left some in ...
The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes MileSplit
We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.
10 biggest Arizona high school sports memories of 2016 AZCentral.com
Another year is about to end, but the memories are lasting.
High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton azcentral.com
Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...
ASU study: Communication is key for keeping your kids off drugs Arizona State University
It might be a difficult conversation to have, but a new study, led by ASU Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew, confirms that talking to your children about ...
Future Sun Devil Families Day opens doors to college ASU News Now
Arizona State University is hosting Future Sun Devil Families (FSDF) Day this Saturday. This free half-day college workshop event is open to the public.
Father's Day: 15 Arizona dads who balance work, family azcentral.com
This Father's Day, we celebrate 15 Valley dads who 'do it right,' by successfully balancing high-profile jobs with their biggest role: dad.
Veterans Day 5K Fitness Fun Run offers boot camp stations EMCC News
AVONDALE, Arizona – The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), in partnership with the City of Avondale, is sponsoring a Fitness ...
Record 82000 students choose ASU Arizona State University
Increases seen in transfers, international students and veterans. While college enrollments nationwide may have slowed in recent years, Arizona State ...
Colorado Springs mayor urges Arizonans not to legalize marijuana Arizona Capitol Times
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers said Tuesday that Arizona should not follow the lead of his state in legalizing recreational marijuana eve though he ...
Veterans/Military Appreciation Week offers events, Nov. 9 – 13 EMCC News
AVONDALE, Arizona – Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) will be presenting a week of events and activities November 9 – 13, 2015, to celebrate ...
ASU grads who are now physicians share their experiences, advice Arizona State University
ASU asked several graduates who are now practicing physicians to describe their preparation for medical school and their careers since graduation. Some of ...
ASU tops U.S. News & World Report list of most innovative schools Arizona State University
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2015, click here. Arizona State University tops the list of ...
Meet the candidates: Surprise City Council azcentral.com
On Aug. 30, Surprise voters will decide who will represent them at City Hall for the next four years.
City clerk: Glendale mayoral candidate Mark Burdick broke Arizona campaign law azcentral.com
Glendale mayoral candidate Mark Burdick violated Arizona campaign-finance law earlier this month when he sent out an attack ad directed at incumbent Mayor ...
Do criminals 'love' Glendale mayor? The real stats behind campaign claim azcentral.com
In the Glendale mayoral race, challenger Mark Burdick is telling voters "criminals love" incumbent Mayor Jerry Weiers and that crime has increased under his ...
Mark Burdick: Time to restore trust in Glendale azcentral.com
Retired Glendale Fire Chief Mark Burdick shares why he's running against Jerry Weiers to become Glendale mayor.
An open letter to Glendale mayoral challenger azcentral.com
Two Glendale politicians and others call out mayoral challenger Mark Burdick for misrepresenting the facts on Weiers.
Meet James Candland, Gilbert’s newest Town Council member azcentral.com
Consultant James Candland will fill the Gilbert Town Council post that was created when Mayor John Lewis stepped down and Jenn Daniels took his place.
US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash MileSplit
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