SRP volunteers boost students’ confidence -and grades- at Hudson Elementary

By Joyce Coronel Fourth-grader Charles Roberts and 18 of his fourth-grade classmates charge through the library doors after school on Wednesdays. The children know that...

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...

Kyrene board comments on superintendent’s departure

Editor’s note: The following message was received from Kyrene Governing Board President Bernadette Coggins at 5:16 p.m. Monday, March 21, after we had left...

Kyrene’s Schauer makes unexpected departure

  Dr. David Schauer, who has headed the Kyrene School District for the past 10 years, announced on Thursday that he was ending his role...

Schools focus on emotional growth

An emerging trend in education is mandatory testing for traits commonly known as social-emotional learning. Its focus is to teach life skills such as self-control, discipline and conscientiousness.

Study results: Kyrene enrollment on rebound

A drop in enrollment for Kyrene schools appears poised to begin a reversal, due to a stronger birth rate and more turnover in neighborhoods, according to a new update.

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.

Summit School to host display of student art: was named among U.S. best in...

A student art exhibit, the 2001 forerunner of which was named Best in the U.S. by the nation’s architects, will have a 2016 rebirth Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Summit School of Ahwatukee.

Last challenge for ‘We the People’ finalists: raising $65,000 to help finance trip to...

The room buzzes with excitement as Allison Rund, Corona social studies teacher and Competition Government team coach, explains to students their tasks for the day.

At KMS, hands-on exploration replaces rote drudgery

More and more these days, Kyrene Middle School administrators are saying out with the old and in with the new by implementing innovative technological and course changes to help accelerate learning.