Schild: empty promises leave Scottsdale Tonalea community in disarray

After the current building bond passed, members of the Tonalea community asked then Scottsdale School District Superintendent Denise Birdwell to [...] Continue Reading →

Kirby: I’m not seeking SUSD re-election as I pursue an end to ‘Dark Money’

Life, and public service, can be a lot like a relay race. Work as a team, try as hard as you can, then hand off the baton. That’s what I did when [...] Continue Reading →

Shapiro: next SUSD superintendent ought to spark organizational paradigm shift

Our community agrees our next Superintendent needs to be an enthusiastic and charismatic consensus builder and team player. We have no tolerance [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school district board recommends pay raises for all employees

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board voted May 29 to include salary increases for all district employees in the district’s [...] Continue Reading →

Shapiro: SUSD moving forward in good direction

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board introduced Dr. John Kriekard as the temporary acting Superintendent for SUSD at its [...] Continue Reading →

Greenburg: a new approach to finance at Scottsdale Schools

According to a recent report, Arizona is among 12 states that have decreased its public education funding the most since 2008 — including [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school board approves 2018-19 teacher pay raise

Scottsdale public school teachers will get a pay increase this fall, district officials said in an April 3 statement. The Scottsdale Unified [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Unified School District adds new POS system to nutrition services

The Scottsdale Unified School District Nutrition Services Department is installing a new point-of-sale system following approval from the local [...] Continue Reading →

Kravetz: Scottsdale Schools does not want to stifle public comment

I am writing in response to Rony Assali’s recent op-ed about the rearrangement of public comment during Scottsdale Unified School District [...] Continue Reading →

Greenburg: ‘this Governing Board is a disaster’

On March 20, the President of SUSD’s Governing Board, Barbara Perleberg, gave a 15-minute interview (available here) in which she exposed a [...] Continue Reading →