Realtors view bond passage as benefitting home values

Area Realtors were quick to credit voters for their support of school ballot initiatives, noting that a community’s home values have a strong relationship to its residents’ support of education.

Veteran educator offered position as Kyrene schools superintendent

Dr. Jan Vesely, a deputy/assistant superintendent in Tucson’s Sunnyside School District and a veteran educator, has been offered a contract to succeed Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer, who retired following 20 years with the district.

Admired theater teacher will lend experience, talent to wider role

If the Academy Awards presented Oscars to local talent, surely Pueblo’s theater teacher, Julie Hackmann, would have won more than her fair share.

Dual-language classes now open to pre-K kids

Maria Humphries embarks on her second year of helping pre-K kids master Spanish as a second language. The program is under way at Kyrene...

Program pushes kids to reach their full potential

Kyrene unfolded its 2017 - 2018 school year with the launch of a newly redesigned program placing added emphasis on providing middle school students with the educational tools and support systems they need to achieve at maximum potential.

Longtime Tempe Elementary staffers call it quits after decades

In this day and age of fast-paced living and instant gratification, you don’t often find people staying in the same job for more than five years anymore.

Workshop: Boys and girls learn differently

Not only are boys different anatomically than girls; they also learn differently

Differences in brains of boys, girls should guide teaching strategies

It’s not often that a New York Times best-selling author comes to town, but Dr. Michael Gurian was well-received by area residents during a free workshop sponsored by the Tempe Union High School District.

In-depth analysis of where Kyrene has been, where it needs to go

Editor’s note: At the invitation of Dr. Jan Vesely, Wrangler News education writer Diana Whittle sat down with the new superintendent to cover progress...

An ‘Ultimate’ challenge

It was, in a word, the “Ultimate” opportunity for 300-plus kids in area-wide Kyrene schools to compete in a sport that requires no more...