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'Dreamer' graduates face uneven higher ed options  Arizona Mirror

Among a sea of blue caps and gowns, some draped with cords and colorful stoles, were Blanca Collazo and Jordi Santos. They're both good friends. They were ...



Why Black History Month is important for all students  Arizona Education News Service

Learning about black history is important for all students, and it's imperative to help black students learn about themselves, said Joseph Prevost, a teacher and ...



161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



North High School in Phoenix becomes AVID Demonstration School  Arizona Education News Service

North High School had the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) team visit the campus Tuesday, and when the day ended, North became an AVID ...



Riverside teacher accused of inappropriate contact with students  KABC-TV

A high school teacher from the Riverside Unified School District was arrested for alleged inappropriate contact with students.



PD: 18-year-old with no license charged in crash that killed his teen sister  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) − Phoenix police say an 18-year-old with no driver's license was behind the wheel Tuesday night during a crash that left his 16-year-old ...



Phoenix District Cancels Teacher Leave Over Strike  Phoenix New Times

The Phoenix Union High School District retroactively applied leave days to the three days teachers missed because of the strike, angering educators.



Prescott High School aces term as student council host  The Daily Courier

PHS dancers perform on stage for the crowd Thursday night. Dance leaders are Student Council president Taylor Lopez, left, and officer Hannah Walsh, right.



Mother, son graduate college together in Phoenix  KFOR Oklahoma City

TEMPE, AZ (KTVK) -- It was graduation day for dual enrollment students at Rio Salado College, and the pomp and circumstance ran in the family for a mother ...



Ex-Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's 1st Hispanic congressman, dies  The Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, who championed liberal causes as Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress but was known for his ...



Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...



17 historic schools in metro Phoenix  azcentral.com

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.



Busken Making North High His 'Field of Dreams'  Sports360AZ

Long-time head football Bernie Busken has won a lot of games over the years. Now he's doing something even more impactful at North High School in Phoenix.



For Siouxland high schoolers readying for prom, cost of formal wear adds up  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- A little more than a month before North High School's Oscars-themed prom, Kate Johnson found her dress -- a red gown with a plunging neckline ...



Social-media threats made against at least 10 Phoenix high schools  azcentral.com

At least 10 Phoenix-area high schools received threats on social media and had been working with police Monday to investigate the recurring online threats.



Students at 2 Phoenix high schools walk out to protest Trump, Arpaio  AZCentral.com

On Election Day hundreds of teens walked out of North and Maryvale high schools, which both are majority Latino populations.



Tucson's Joe Batiste, South Mountain's Dwayne Evans to be inducted into nat'l high school track and field Hall of Fame  Verde Independent

One of the first Arizona high school track and field athletes to gain national prominence and another who achieved Olympic fame as a teen are among the 2019 ...



Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...



What happens when Catholic school students cross the border to feed migrants  AZCentral

Once a month, a group of students from Brophy College Prep in Phoenix travel to Mexico to work at a food kitchen and shelter for migrants.



Clairinda Weatherwax named next athletic director at Bradshaw Mountain  Prescott Daily Courier

Clarinda Weatherwax was named the next athletic director at Bradshaw Mountain, replacing Tony Miller, who resigned earlier this spring. (Courtesy). mugshot ...



Phoenix high school walkouts continue; students 'raw emotionally' after Trump election  AZCentral.com

Hundreds of Phoenix high school students walked out of class Wednesday to protest the election of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, joining ...



The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix: October 25-31  Phoenix New Times

Looks like you have a busy week ahead. This week, you can get spooked at Halloween Haiku Deathmatch, moonwalk over to Otsukimi, or get your carve on at ...



Student protesters march in Phoenix, call for removal of school resource officers  Cronkite News

Students and activists marched through downtown Phoenix Friday calling for the removal of school resource officers from Arizona schools, saying they inspire ...



'Racial discrimination': Players sue Maricopa Community Colleges over cutting football  AZCentral

Football players accuse Maricopa Community Colleges of racial discrimination after district ends football programs at four schools.



Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools  azcentral.com

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.



Here is your guide to 2018 holiday events in the metro Phoenix area  AZCentral

From seasonal ice-skating rinks to tree lightings, here is your guide to how to make the most of the holiday season in the Phoenix area.



Find your school's 2018 ISTEP scores  Chalkbeat Indiana

Only half of Indiana's elementary and middle school students passed both English and math state ISTEP exams in 2018, results that have stubbornly held firm for ...



Trevor G. Browne HS students walk out to protest Donald Trump, Joe Arpaio  AZCentral.com

About 200 students walked out of Trevor G. Browne High School in the Maryvale neighborhood in Phoenix to protest Republican presidential nominee Donald ...



The story of one woman, 'eight kids, two degrees and many sleepless nights'  The State Press

Family, culture and community resources provided her with the ability to succeed.



Why Denver wants to increase the number of students taking ethnic studies  Chalkbeat Colorado

The more students are engaged in their classes, the more likely they are to graduate on time, district officials said.



Siouxland high school students build strength, speed, stamina at CNOS summer camps  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- After running four miles on a hot and humid Wednesday morning, Hope Dowson headed to the North High School weight room for a strength and ...



AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...



Find your Colorado PARCC 2018 results – and compare schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Colorado released the results of state tests that students took in the spring of 2018.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



PCA Stage Too the scene for 'Secrets of a Soccer Mom'  The Daily Courier

From left, Actresses Lexe Niekamp (Lynn), Tina Boden-Blake (Nancy) and Esther Kparyea (Alison) act out a scene from the play, “Secrets of a Soccer Mom,” ...



ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...



Former classmate: Phoenix Serial Street Shooting suspect Aaron Saucedo was 'sweet'  KPNX 12 News TV

12 News spoke with a former classmate of Aaron Juan Saucedo who described him as "sweet" during his grade school days.



Chicago graduation rates climb again, but district has 'work to do' to narrow racial gaps  Chalkbeat Colorado

Graduation rates at Chicago schools continued to rise this past school year to reach what district officials described as a record high — but gaps separating ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Eliminating junior college football in Maricopa County is a mistake  AZCentral

Eliminating JUCO football in Maricopa County was a short-sighted decision that needs to be reversed.



Chaparral football hopes new coach Barnes can bring back postseason success  Arizona Sports

Chaparral football looks to chase state championships again with new coach Brent Barnes. Between 2007-11 Chaparral won three state championships.



Photos: 14 historic schools in metro Phoenix  azcentral.com

Many Valley school districts have passed over the century mark — or are rapidly approaching it.



Tempe history: Tempe gets its first high school  azcentral.com

As the town grew, so did the voices for a dedicated Tempe high school.



Coach trades football championships for inner-city high school  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Bernie Busken, who led Mesa Mountain View High School to three state championships, is used to practices that get straight to drills and plays.



ASU's Cronkite School hosts media innovation camp for high school students  Arizona State University

Twenty-two high school students from across Arizona are participating in an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp at ASU's Cronkite School.



Claudette Brown  White Mountain Independent

Claudette Brignall Brown, 83, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 28, 2018, at the Sunrise of Chandler Care Center in Chandler following a lengthy illness. She was ...



McKinney North High School student dies on campus from self-inflicted gunshot wound  KTRK-TV

A McKinney North High School student died on campus Friday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.



In Ms. Bell's North High classroom, sociology is a way to break stereotypes  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ryan Cole wanted a way to share his life with the world. Growing up by North Commons Park on Minneapolis' North Side, he has heard gunshots echo across ...



Desegregation funding: Is it fair for Arizona schools?  azcentral.com

Bills going through Arizona Legislature would take away the $211 million 18 school districts get each year.



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.



Marissa Schuld Named 2018 FloSoftball High School Player Of The Year  FloSoftball

Marissa Schuld put an exclamation point on her high school career with an impressive state title-winning performance for Phoenix (AZ) Pinnacle, and it made all ...



Students learn about working at Microsoft at DigiGirlz event  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty-one North High School students attended the DigiGirlz event at the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale. This program is designed to provide high school girls ...



Coronado Neighborhood Hosts First-Ever WayneFest Micro-Festival  Downtown Phoenix Journal

On Saturday, October 27, the historic Coronado Neighborhood Association is hosting WayneFest at Coronado Park, 1717 N. 12th St. WayneFest, being held for ...



Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars  azcentral.com

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.



'Jeopardy!' contestant wins over $110K, sets single-day cash winnings record  KGO-TV

A 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas won more than $110000 on "Jeopardy!" on Tuesday, breaking the record for single-day cash ...



Community colleges don't plan to appeal ruling denying in-state tuition to DACA students  AZCentral

Maricopa colleges have no plans to appeal a court ruling that says Arizona colleges can't give in-state tuition rates to "dreamers."



Phoenix Union board approves new principals  Arizona Education News Service

Central, Betty Fairfax and Camelback High Schools will have new principals next school year, as the current principals move to District administrative roles.



20 Alhambra High football players diagnosed with skin infection; first game postponed  AZFamily

The first football game of the season for two Phoenix high schools has been postponed in an effort to stop the spread of a highly contagious skin infection.



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



Arizona's high school state champions 2015-16  azcentral.com

Another high school sports season is in the books. Below is a list of champions for the 2015-16 school year. The list is categorized first by season and then again ...



Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council partners with PetSmart  AZ Big Media

Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, the leading funder ...



Race Recap: EPD Foundation SWAT Challenge 2019  Mud Run Guide

When it comes to racing local, the Evansville Police Department Foundation's SWAT Challenge is hard to top, especially when the race involves storm troopers.



Arizona high school throwers coming close to a pair of some of the state's most revered track and field records  Verde Independent

Tucson Canyon del Oro discus ace Turner Washington opened his season last week with a throw of 208-feet, 4-inches, the second best throw in Arizona history.



Man accused of killing 9 in Phoenix serial shootings  USA TODAY

PHOENIX — A 23-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in connection with street shootings that terrorized the Phoenix area over four months in 2016, police ...



Arizona soccer club helps young refugees adapt to new life  Cronkite News

PHOENIX -- Teenage boys sprint back and forth on a dusty soccer field in Phoenix, the markings on their jerseys lit up by the last rays of the evening sun.



Geneva Holdings partner Sam Robinson shows his $4 million custom Biltmore home (Video)  Phoenix Business Journal

The 10000-square-foot home was modeled after an Italian villa. VIDEO.



New Yale award honors 20 high school juniors nationwide for community engagement  Yale News

Twenty high school juniors have been honored as the first recipients of the Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement. The award honors emerging ...



Maricopa Community Colleges to appeal ruling denying 'dreamers' in-state tuition  AZCentral.com

Maricopa Community Colleges will appeal a court ruling that would prohibit students known as "dreamers" from receiving in-state college tuition rates.



Best-known JUCO football players who went pro from Maricopa Community Colleges  AZCentral

A grassroots group is trying to save junior college football in the Maricopa County Community College District after district officials announced in February the ...



9 Famous Former University of Arizona Students  Phoenix New Times

University of Arizona in Tucson has many famous former attendees, including Kourtney Kardashian, Greg Kinnear, Kristen Wiig, and Nicole Richie.



Historic Peoria school gets facelift  azcentral.com

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.



Inside Arizona's #RedForEd uprising  Socialist Worker Online

More 75000 marchers formed a river of red in the streets of Phoenix on the first day of a walkout by educators that will continue into this week.



Outstanding high schoolers celebrated during ceremony for the inaugural Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement  Yale News

On October 13, 2017, twenty high school seniors from across the United States were honored for their leadership and commitment to public *service* during the ...



Special Report: Combating concussions in high school sports  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Mary Shannon suffered her first concussion during North High School soccer tryouts in 2011, colliding with the goalie and hitting her head on the ...



2018 All-Academic Girls Soccer Team (5A-6A)  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school football community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...



Future Sun Devil Families program prepares high school students for college  Arizona State University

Arizona State University is accepting registrations this month for students and families to participate in the Future Sun Devil Families program. The program ...



Max Dunlap supporters maintain innocence after 2 convictions in Don Bolles murder  azcentral.com

PHOENIX -- Max Dunlap was convicted in Don Bolles' murder, but his wife said she had never heard of the reporter's name.



Phoenix PD: Three juveniles arrested in connection to recent school threats  ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix police say three juveniles have been arrested in connection to recent threats made to several Valley schools on social media. Over the past several ...



Find out how well your New York City school scored on state tests  Chalkbeat New York

New York released state test scores on Wednesday, and many parents are eager to know how city schools fared. The topline scores show that New York City ...



It's been six years since Tennessee took over its first low-performing schools. How are they doing?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six years after the state took over six of Tennessee's lowest-performing schools, all of those schools continue to struggle, new state test results show. The state's ...



St. Charles North HS employee accused of sexual contact with a minor  WLS-TV

A St. Charles North High School employee is accused of having sexual contact with a minor, police said.



This Phoenix financial tech startup is doubling its workforce  Phoenix Business Journal

Longboard Asset Management, a Phoenix financial technology startup, has made big strides since its $5 million Series A funding round in 2011.



Plainfield students threatened with detention for participation in walkout over gun control  WLS-TV

High school students in Plainfield could get detention if they participate in a walkout planned for next week.



Arizona Appeals Court overturns in-state tuition for 'dreamers'  AZCentral.com

An Arizona appeals court says 'dreamers' are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition.



Naperville North HS students sickened by laced gummy bears, police say  WLS-TV

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Officials say several students at Naperville North High School were sickened Tuesday after eating gummy bears laced with an ...



Valley sports hazing incidents put spotlight on coaches and culture  Cronkite News

PHOENIX - High-profile hazing incidents have hit Valley high schools according to coaches and experts.



PD: Missing teen found; back home with family  ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix police say a 15-year-old boy with autism has been reunited with his family after going missing Monday afternoon.



Here's the Plan to Restore, Reimagine Rose Johnson's 16th Street Mural in Phoenix  Phoenix New Times

A preservation plan has been announced for the iconic Phoenix mural The Prayer of St. Francis. Painted by the late Phoenix artist Rose Johnson — and then by ...



A CRE couple shares passion for Teach For America  AZ Big Media

Happily married for six years and counting, this husband and wife pair have a great time together doing just about anything — including devoting time to Teach ...



Walkers brighten up holidays at Phoenix Children's Hospital  AZ Big Media

The 5th Annual Ignite Hope candlelight walk is returning to Phoenix Children's Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 10. Spread light and celebrate patients during the 1.1 ...



Arizona Then and Now: Evolution of a school  azcentral.com

Schools have long been a center of activity for the Phoenix area. Some of the Valley's oldest schools are still in use.



Suns player welcomes home his mom – Phoenix’s new police chief  Cronkite News

Phoenix Suns player Alan Williams is congratulating his mother on being the first female police chief in the history of the city.



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...



Arizona polls closing but several locations still have long lines  Cronkite News

Arizonans were ready to vote when the polls opened at 6 a.m. with several locations seeing long lines as voters hoped to cast their ballots before work.



America's Top Schools 2014  Newsweek

Newsweek's 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, our methodology is more stringent than ...



For Arizona's once-dwindling bald eagle population, recovery starts in the nest  azcentral

Bald eagles were on the brink of extinction and listed as an endangered species until 2007. They now nest in dozens of places around Arizona.



Sidebar: A Revised Timeline Of The Life Of Terry Peder Rasmussen  Patch.com

NH AG Releases Updated Info In Allenstown 4 Case - Bedford, NH - The NH AG's Office has release more information about the Denise Beaudin of Goffstown ...



ASU scientists study transition to college to improve student well-being  Arizona State University

Starting college is exciting and liberating, but sometimes it can be overwhelming or stressful. Many college students end up feeling depressed or anxious.



Best passing tournaments and big-man competitions  azcentral.com

Footballs begin flying in earnest Friday when 15 teams gather to compete in a 7-on-7 tournament at the Scottsdale Sports Complex. On Saturday, 35 teams will ...



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