Dr. Jan Vesely: More on ESAs

This year marks my 40th year in public education.

Optimism remains as Kyrene schools ponder Ducey budget cuts

By Diana Whittle Spring is always budget time for the Kyrene school district, but this year school administrators must plan for a $5.2 million shortfall...

Alternative to suspension keeps kids in classroom

When Michelle Hirsch walked into Mr. Robert Harding’s classroom at Pueblo Middle School, the 15 kids seated attentively at their desks might have been...

Going-away party is one more adventure for retiring principal

Gerri Shaw retires this year after a decade as principal of Kyrene Aprende Middle School and 10 earlier years in classrooms around the district. It’s...

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.