Scottsdale school board candidates discuss superintendent qualifications

In recent weeks, the shape of the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board political landscape has changed drastically, after one [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools outlines fresh approach to superintendent search

Legwork is now beginning to find the next permanent leader for Scottsdale Schools as term agreements have been settled between the local school [...] Continue Reading →

Douglas: Evolution being removed from Arizona science standards is not true

I am responding to a point of view by Thomas H. Wilson in your July 1, 2018 edition regarding the proposed science standards. The current science [...] Continue Reading →

Behind closed doors Scottsdale Schools weighs AG investigation, Birdwell contract

The Scottsdale Unified School District’s top leaders and their attorneys met behind closed doors for six hours on Thursday, Dec. 14, as the [...] 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 →

Scottsdale teachers decry changes in hiring process

Late last year, Christine Marsh, a teacher at Chaparral High School in the Scottsdale Unified School District, was named 2016 Teacher of the Year [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale superintendent recommends 7-12 campus model consideration

At a Feb. 9 study session, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board was presented with a unique idea to answer the question of what [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school board hires superintendent

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board approved a superintendent contract with Dr. Denise Birdwell at its Dec. 13 meeting. The [...] Continue Reading →

Interim Scottsdale Schools leader given permanent nod

Dr. Denise Birdwell will soon remove the “interim” from her superintendent title as the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board [...] Continue Reading →