Eight from Corona recognized at latest collegiate-sport signings

Eight students at Corona del Sol High School have signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year.

Four to compete for Kyrene’s top job

Four candidates have been selected to interview for the job of superintendent of the Kyrene School District, succeeding Dr. David Schauer, who departed the...

Leadership skills boost kids’ behavior, success

Look out President Trump—youth at Mirada Elementary in Chandler now understand leadership skills and stand ready to be accountable for their academic achievement and behavior.

Architecture students’ futuristic views unveiled in museum display

Visions of the future can spring to life almost anywhere, and this month they’re at the Tempe History Museum. An algae farm, a biodiesel station,...

What makes a school district great

What makes a school district great? Highly engaged and supportive communities are the most important factors. The Kyrene School District is an amazing example of...

Kyrene reviews compensation packages for 2016-17 fiscal year

Teacher retention continues to challenge school districts in Arizona, and the Kyrene District is no exception.

Kids who are raising money for their war-weary counterparts discover worlds of difference

Half a world away, young students living in war-torn and poverty-stricken locations—such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan--make their best efforts each day to gain an education in makeshift schoolrooms, while working with few educational supplies.

Teachers stay in background as kids take a deserved bow

  The school parking lot had completely filled as the sun went down at Rover Elementary. Parents and children were walking in, welcome banners were posted...

Bullying Awareness campaign through October

In the high-tech age of texting and social media, children have become more susceptible to bullying than ever before – even for many talented individuals, like U.S. gold medalist Gabby Douglas, who recently reported being “devastated” by negative online comments about her performance in Rio.

A Matter of Principals

Diana Whittle, our education reporter, takes a look at Kelly Alexander, retiring principal of Pueblo Middle School; and Dr. Kyle Ross, the new principal of the school.