Bridging the funding gap: now is not the time to fail

                When the subject of selling ads on the sides of Kyrene school buses first came up, we expressed our thoughts on the matter...

How-to’s of comic wizardry on stage again in new series at Tempe Arts Center

One person probably can’t teach another to be funny. On the other hand, if there’s funny somewhere inside a person, that person can probably...

Two Kyrene schools, principals earn gold awards for impressive academic gains

Story by Diana Whittle Two elementary schools in the Kyrene district demonstrated an Olympic-like feat and grabbed the gold as a “Beat the Odds” school. Both Kyrene de...

Kyrene board studying ways to remedy $5.3 mil funding loss

Kyrene schools will be winding down the year in a couple of weeks, giving teachers a welcome breather after 10 months of learning to...

Kyrene joins nationwide effort to improve study habits, boost test scores

As preparations get under way for upcoming tests this year, explorations into new study techniques are being examined to help students boost scores and...

Lease-back concept viewed for teachers

One more potential revenue-generator for the Kyrene School District is under study, focusing on a phased retirement plan that would lease retired employees back...

Center for Educational Excellence adds YELP Program

With the summer coming to an end, area charter schools are gearing up for the season with new programs and curriculums designed to challenge...

School tax-credit deadline looming

Tempe Union High School District has issued a reminder about Arizona’s Tax Credit Program, which allows taxpayers to donate up to $400 to a...

Niños staff unveils plan to boost student achievement

Story by Diana Whittle Student achievement in Kyrene schools is closely aligned with the performance of a school’s administrator and teachers, with both increasingly required to work as a team. “We’ve...

Students’ book drive aims to promote literacy in Spanish-speaking countries

By Hayley Gorman One book can change the life of a child. In Latin American countries there aren’t nearly enough children’s books. McClintock High School is helping promote...
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