Corona students among those attending RedForEd rally
Corona del Sol students were among the thousands of those who traveled to downtown Phoenix to join in the #RedforEd march that inundated the state capitol complex.
Arizona remains deadlocked on permanent solution to fund education
In recent days, Arizona residents have witnessed the most dramatic display ever by public school educators—a walk off the job.
They may be ‘Junior’ Achievers but what they achieved was grown-up, indeed
Junior Achievement’s “18 Under 18 Awards” gives outstanding teens in Arizona the recognition that they deserve for their display of leadership, community service and entrepreneurial spirit.
The art of culturizing a city: Tempe paints with a broad brush
Tempe is known as a city that appreciates the arts. From the Performing Arts Center, to the bi-annual Tempe Arts Street Festival or the permanent art on display in Tempe neighborhoods, residents have come to expect entertainment options that appeal to a wide-variety of tastes.
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.
‘Second Step’ seen as first step to kids’ social, emotional growth
Staff introduced a new pilot program called “Second Step,” which addresses social-emotional topics such as values, friendships and peer conflict at the middle-school level. Currently, the program is being piloted at Aprende Middle School, with successful results.
Pay inequity unresolved, but teachers get next best: A sincere thanks
A simple thank-you goes a long way in letting someone know you appreciate their work.