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 →

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 →

Kirby: ‘rather than wallow over controversy I choose to embrace it’

Shortly after his re-election victory in 2004, President George W. Bush sought reforms to the nation’s Social Security funding and programs. Most [...] Continue Reading →

Kirby: Scottsdale Schools to embark on overhaul this summer

This is going to be an exciting summer for Scottsdale Unified School District. When our students depart for summer vacation, we begin [...] Continue Reading →

Turning the page: committed to achievement and accountability in Scottsdale Schools

Dr. David Petersen deserves our thanks and praise for a lifetime devoted to educating children. For 10 years he led the Scottsdale Unified School [...] Continue Reading →