Bus service could gain Valley-wide scope, oversight

Unifying the Valley’s bus routes and the inter-agency oversight that guides transit planning throughout metro Phoenix may be getting closer to reality. Tempe Councilmember Shana...

Teacher pay raises again on the table as budget-balancing advances

Kyrene teachers are one step closer to receiving a much anticipated pay raise this year, thanks to the district Governing Board’s agreement to strike...

Kyrene Traditional’s Sureño campus awarded one of nation’s most prestigious academic accolades

Kyrene Traditional Academy/Sureño Campus has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2015, one of 335 such institutions selected nationwide.

Recycling firm’s ‘green’ classroom helps inspire kids in Kyrene schools

Kyrene schools are among the benefactors of a $200,000 “green” classroom being developed by United Fibers, which specializes in municipal recycling and manufacturing. The company...

Regionals next for top spellers

Winners of the Kyrene District Spelling Bee will participate in regional competition to be held Friday, Feb. 18, at Tempe Elementary School District Office,...

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...

All-day kindergarten to remain free

Kyrene schools will continue to offer free all-day kindergarten, provided that no budget changes will be made to programs affecting the middle schools, according...

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.

Full-disclosure policy on personnel issues: Interesting idea, but is it one we really want?

We got a call from Dr. David Schauer the other day, wanting to make sure we had all the available details regarding the seemingly...

All-day kindergarten: Why it is vital for our schools

Message from Dr. David Schauer, Superintendent of Kyrene Elementary Schools It’s Not Your Dad’s Kindergarten School districts in Arizona have recently had to make difficult choices...
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