Kirby: a bold new reform to help Arizona teachers now

Here in Arizona and across the country, every day brings a new and louder call to do right by our teachers. Many in this state, myself included, [...] Continue Reading →

Q&A: Scottsdale Schools leaders align, maintain educational pursuit

Scottsdale Unified School District students, teachers and community have said their annual goodbyes to the summer break and hello to the start of [...] Continue Reading →

Internal mending met with disappointment at Scottsdale Schools

Following a string of public displays of distaste from employees of the Scottsdale Unified School District, the governing board says it has found [...] Continue Reading →

In pursuit of accurate financial accountability at Scottsdale Schools

Many aspects of public education evolve and change from year to year --- and the budget devised to pay for it is no different for the state of [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale’s robotics funding challenge, competition a success

Following a public challenge proposed by Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board Vice President Pam Kirby, the community raised over [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school board officials demand more academic rigor

Professional development sessions for Scottsdale Unified School District instructors are important and valuable, but some people feel holding [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools Governing Board elects 2017 officers

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has elected its 2017 officers. Barbara Perleberg will serve as president, and Pam Kirby [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools may pursue bond program as legacy facilities crumble

Fueled by the creation of a district-wide facilities master plan, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board is mulling the potential [...] Continue Reading →

Governing board takes action to shake-up leadership at Scottsdale Schools

Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board members graciously voted unanimously to implement a new leadership organization, a change all [...] Continue Reading →

Report: Hostile workplace prompts Scottsdale Schools superintendent to resign

The sudden resignation earlier this month of Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent Dr. David Peterson came after nearly two years of [...] Continue Reading →