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The drive of a champion: Schoolkids keep retiree feeling young while at the wheel of Tempe El bus

Mario Yanez enjoys building relationships with school kids, which he says keeps him young, as a bus driver for Tempe Elementary School District.

The honor is theirs: Marcos de Niza’s growing AP program driven by renewed thirst for learning

The AP Scholars program at Marcos de Niza High, spearheaded by two teachers, is beginning to gain credibility and attract new members.

MCC nationally acclaimed artist stumbled into her career by accident

Malena Barnhart received the Mesa Community College Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award for her commitment to critical thinking as expressed through her art.

BACK TO SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Difficult times prompt creative...

Arizona’s state funding for education remains among the lowest in the country. The talent pool can make more money doing something else so recruiters must think outside the box to land them.

BACK TO SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Tempe El schools...

Dr. James Driscoll holds a bachelor of arts in elementary education, four master’s degrees (educational leadership, human relations, special education and business and administration) and a doctoral degree in educational leadership.

BACK TO SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistance League ‘Operation School...

Charitable organizations are raising funds and providing clothing and supplies for school children who need them as the new school year is upon them.

Virtual volunteers mentor schoolkids to improved reading and life skills

Tempe’s AARP Foundation Experience Corps partners with Tempe Elementary School District to support students' early literacy skills.

Tempe salutes recent high school grads headed for U.S. armed forces

Col. Wanda Wright, U.S. Air Force retired; national anthem by Sophia Pizzilo and Marine Corps Color Guard were part of festivities presided over by Tempe Mayor Corey Woods.
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