Jackson: Mussi commentary misses the mark on state revenue situation

Response: Why are lawmakers pushing billions in tax hikes despite record state revenue? Despite “record revenue” and tax cuts, education spending [...] Continue Reading →

Mussi: Why are lawmakers pushing billions in tax hikes despite record state revenues?

An interesting paradox has developed at the legislature this year. Even though state policymakers are sitting on record tax revenues and a robust [...] Continue Reading →

Douglas: Farewell from the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

I believe we have no greater duty as a state than to educate our children. Not merely to make them “worker bees” or “college applicants,” but to [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona Educational Foundation Executive Director Bobbie O’Boyle retiring

The Arizona Educational Foundation’s executive director, Bobbie O’Boyle, has announced her retirement. Her departure from AEF will be [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale student graduates from Space Academy

Jake Markovsky of Scottsdale recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. A straight “A” [...] Continue Reading →

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School has Flag Corps club

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, in the Cave Creek Unified School District, has a Flag Corps club led by Deb Feibus, fourth-grade teacher. [...] Continue Reading →

Work progresses on Montessori school in Scottsdale

An August opening is planned for the Montessori Children’s House of Scottsdale at the Congregational Church of the Valley, 12001 E. Shea Blvd. It [...] Continue Reading →

TechTalks return to Scottsdale Community College Feb. 2018

A morning of inspiring, entertaining and informative stories showing how technology and education together have the power to change student [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Charros honor students, educators at annual banquet

The Scottsdale Charros honored the 2017 Scottsdale Unified School District Outstanding Students and Educators, Scottsdale Community College [...] Continue Reading →

Saguaro High School String Quartet to perform in upcoming Beatles tribute show

When the touring show “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” comes to the Herberger Theater Sunday, March 12, [...] Continue Reading →