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Construction underway on Phoenix-area school set to open for 2019

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.

Why this Tolleson school isn't like many other top Arizona schools

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.

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 ...

Worker who stole $120K from Tolleson schools gets 18 months in prison

A former Tolleson Union High School District worker who embezzled $120000 from her employer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Black students are suspended at the highest rate from Arizona schools, data shows  AZCentral

Arizona students are more likely to be suspended from school if they aren't white. Black and Native American students are suspended from Arizona schools at ...

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 ...

Ex-employee denies stealing thousands in Tolleson Union High School District funds

A former Tolleson Union High School District employee accused of stealing thousands from the district pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges.

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 ...

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.

Former Tolleson schools employee pleads guilty to theft

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.

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 ...

Local high school band members to perform at Herberger Theater Center  Scottsdale Independent

Phoenix-area high school marching bands and musicians will bring select performances of Arizona Theatre Company's production of "The Music Man" to a ...

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 ...

Report: Worker embezzled $120K from Tolleson schools

A former Tolleson Union High School District employee embezzled more than $120000, according to an auditor general report.

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.

Maricopa County voters divided on bonds, overrides for 20 school districts

Twenty school districts in Maricopa County asked voters to approve bonds and overrides.

2017 Maricopa County school bonds, overrides: What's on the Nov. 7 ballot

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 ...

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.

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.

Copper Canyon High School changes perception with Beat the Odds gold  Glendale Star

Copper Canyon High School had a reputation that was extremely negative early in the schools existence, but over the past few years, the new administration ...

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.

Tolleson students, parents protest principal's departure

Students and parents protesting the departure of a principal at Tolleson's Copper Canyon High School continued for the second consecutive day Thursday, and ...

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.

High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial

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 | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  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.

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 ...

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 The azcentral Sports Awards will be at ASU ...

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 ...

Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation gives $300K to JAG  AZ Big Media

obs for Arizona's Graduates (JAG) has announced a $300,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The nonprofit partners with school districts, the ...

Tolleson mural gets face-lift

Tolleson residents are watching as award-winning local artist Bonnie Mostert Lewis refreshes the city's 22- by 100-foot living-history mural.

Social-media threats made against at least 10 Phoenix high schools

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.

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.

Here is the latest about when districts will reopen schools

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Javier Espitia, candidate for Lorain Council, Ward 6, May 2019  The Morning Journal

This information is published as provided by the candidate and has not been modified by The Morning Journal.

Arizona teacher walkout: School district plans to make up missed days  ABC15 Arizona

Some Valley districts have considered extending the school year, and even adding Saturday classes, to make up for time missed during the ongoing teacher ...

Phoenix police arrest 3 teens in social-media threats against high schools

Three local teens have been arrested and others are being investigated in connection with multiple threats on social media that targeted nearly two dozen ...

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 ...

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 ...

#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 ...

All 27 Maricopa County school-funding measures pass

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Tolleson teen, blessed by pope, succumbs to cancer

Jazmin Negrete, of Tolleson, was diagnosed in May with stage-four gastric adenocarcinoma, a rare form of stomach cancer typically seen in adults.

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 ...

West Valley's top-scoring schools

What are the West Valley's top-scoring schools? We have the list.

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 school district to add cameras to buses to prevent traffic accidents

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.

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.

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.

Meet your Legislative District 22 candidates | News  Glendale Star

Glendale voters' ballots will be filled with choices as several new faces have thrown their names into the hat this primary election.

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.

Avondale high school students released after being on lock down for several hours

Westview High School was on lock down Friday afternoon after reports of a possible weapon on campus.

Glendale fast tracks SRO program | News  Glendale Star

While students across the country protest, demanding change in the wake of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the city of Glendale wasted no time ...

Arizona schools announce Wednesday closures  AZCentral

Arizona is in for a fifth day of teacher #RedForEd walkouts and school closures Wednesday.

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 ...

Sparky joins ASU staff to surprise future Sun Devils

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 ...

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, ...

Voices on the violence after Dallas sniper attack, police shootings

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?

Voters show strong support for Maricopa County school-ballot proposals

Early results showed a majority of bond and override proposals in 20 Maricopa County school districts appeared headed toward approval Tuesday night.

Maricopa County school bonds, overrides: What does your district want?

Twenty school districts in Maricopa County will ask voters this election to approve bonds. overrides proposals; buses, new buildings, full-day kindergarten ...

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

Glendale pays $1.7M for police officers at its public high schools amid spike in threats

Glendale will spend about $1.7M for school resource officers at all nine public high schools due to increased threats after the Parkland massacre.

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.

LIVE updates: #RedForEd teacher walkout continues at the Capitol on Monday  AZCentral

Educators and supporters rally at the Arizona Capitol for a third day of teacher walkouts in the fight for education funding.

I saw 'El Che' play with theater full of teens, and it wasn't what I expected

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 ...

Teen arrested after Snapchat post: ‘Planning the school shooting’

An Arizona teenager was arrested and suspended for something he posted on social media about his school.

4 things you need to know about Arizona's new school funding formula

Starting in 2016-17, school funding in Arizona will be based on current-year enrollment. The change could mean less money for many districts.

Auditor general: Former Eloy school district employee embezzled $23K

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 ...

Arizona's classroom spending at its lowest since 2001

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.

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 ...

Helios Education Foundation offers $5M plan to help Arizona students go to college

High-school upperclassmen in 18 Arizona school districts will get college guidance thanks to non-profit initiative.

Avondale police: No weapons found in Westview lockdown

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.

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, ...

AZ bill would allow sex ed homosexuality inclusion

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 ...

Teachers’ teamwork has taught them a lesson, too  GCU Today

Dr. Jim Mostofo, a professor at GCU, has been able to improve his own practice by revisiting the high school classroom. Twice a week, he co-teaches Algebra ...

Casino gambling's effect on Arizona education: $45 a year per kid

Tribal casinos give Arizona about $45 million a year to help fund education for the state's 1.1 million kids in public schools.

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

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 ...

John Rodriguez, Pete Wahlheim among high school football coaching moves

At least six Valley high schools will fill head football coaching vacancies this offseason, after losing coaches for a variety of reasons at the end of the regular ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell takes blame for voter lines, says she won't resign

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 ...

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 ...

10 biggest Arizona high school sports memories of 2016

Another year is about to end, but the memories are lasting.

Lobo pride: Small-town football passion runs deep in Snowflake

Passion for football runs deep in Snowflake, where the players start in first grade and most never leave the program.

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 ...

Father's Day: 15 Arizona dads who balance work, family

This Father's Day, we celebrate 15 Valley dads who 'do it right,' by successfully balancing high-profile jobs with their biggest role: dad.

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 ...

Record 82,000 students choose ASU | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

Increases seen in transfers, international students and veterans. While college enrollments nationwide may have slowed in recent years, Arizona State ...

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.

No bones about it: This camp is cool  Arizona State University

Who stole the bones at ASU? That's the question that eighth-grade crime solvers from Phoenix are investigating on Wednesday and Thursday mornings this ...

Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

Tyrese Cooper (now competing at Miami Norland High School) has the nation's fastest returning times in both the 200 (20.46) and 400 (45.26), while has the ...

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