Greenburg: Perleberg perception lacks footing in reality of SUSD transgressions

A few weeks ago, I was speaking to a number of parents whose children attend schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District. One of their key [...] Continue Reading →

Perleberg: it’s not just politics at Scottsdale Schools as leadership strives for excellence

Strengthening our education system has become one of the top priorities in Arizona, and rightfully so. The Scottsdale Unified School District [...] Continue Reading →

Rhoden: it’s time for an educator to have a vote at Scottsdale Schools

I’m running for school board because I believe it is time for change and that I can bring a much needed perspective to our school board. As a [...] Continue Reading →

SEA cites ‘no confidence’ in SUSD superintendent, board

Scottsdale Education Association President Julie Cieniawski has announced that 92 percent of those responding to a December SEA survey voiced “no [...] Continue Reading →

South Scottsdale parent Mike Peabody announces bid for school board

South Scottsdale resident and Scottsdale Unified School District parent, Mike Peabody, has announced his intent to run for the local school [...] Continue Reading →

Eskildson: SUSD turnaround needs more than lip-service

Last week your Scottsdale Independent column belittled those “who do not have faith in what is being built, who cannot or who refuse to see what [...] Continue Reading →

Perleberg: pain of transition necessary to reshape public education model

I recently saw a sign in a construction zone: “Pardon Our Dust During Construction – Today’s Pain, Tomorrow’s Gain.” I could not help but think [...] Continue Reading →

Rumor & innuendo: Scottsdale Schools under fire from citizen faction

A collection of parents, certain administrators and a faction of educators in the Scottsdale Unified School District appear to have lost the ear [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools leadership uses AzMERIT results to inspire goal-making

  Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board members, from left are Barbara Perleberg, Pam Kirby, Kim Hartmann, Allyson Beckham and [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools postpones lobbyist services IGA

An agenda item to renew an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chandler Unified School District for lobbyist services was pulled and tabled from a [...] Continue Reading →