Second #RedForEd rally affirms need for pre-Recession funding to do what’s best for students
The momentum behind the #RedForEd movement has not lost its gusto in the Quad Cities.
Aims to make it higher state priority
If you ask the group of about 10 Prescott High School seniors who attended an Arizona Town Hall Community Outreach program on Tuesday what the key is to their educational success, they will repeat the same answer: knowledgeable, caring and devoted classroom teachers.
Florida shooting prompts tri-city education leaders to explore solutions
For most children, the neighborhood school is their sanctuary, a learning hub where they acquire the building blocks of knowledge, make their first friendships and discover their own unique talents.
In our area school districts, the answer can be anything from homemade lasagna to a grilled chicken Panini or a salad bar with produce that matches the alphabet.
Don’t judge achievement, experience on one score, education advocates say
State and local public education advocates and leaders hope Arizona’s latest A-F grade system does not lead school staff and parents to judge student achievement and educational experience on one score.
School district leaders in the tri-city area seem to be relatively pleased with the results of the AZMerit tests that were released this past week, with students for the most part showing steady progress in both English and math.
Latest news, close at hand
When it comes to adolescent news habits, many teens admit their interest tends to be parochial; they care most about what affects them.
Privileged to serve familiar community of students and faculty
On the bookshelf behind her desk at Chino Valley High, Heidi Wolf has the typical books one might expect of an educator.
But area patriots suggest respect warrants repair of ragged ones
Roger Lesley in Chino Valley remembers with clarity standing in his first-grade class with his hand over his heart after learning how to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the Stars and Stripes.
District says it has a lot to be proud of during its centennial
Chino Valley Unified School District marks its centennial this school year — and its foremost cheerleaders assure there will be much to celebrate starting with the students’ first day, which was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 8.