Education

Subscribe

Tease photo

APS boosts reading

Arizona Public Service (APS) has invested in the children of the Rim Country through a $4,000 grant to Changing Lives Through Literacy, better known as the Rim Country Literacy Program (RCLP).

Tease photo

Charter schools effectively segregate

Statistics show sorting by race in school enrollment

Two decades after Arizona helped pioneer the charter school movement, enrollment data show the schools don’t match the school age demographics of the state and, in many cases, their neighborhoods.

Tease photo

ALA schools follow pattern

Fewer minorities, low-income families

A comparison of American Leadership Academy school enrollment to the enrollment of the surrounding districts found the same trends identified in a report by Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting.

Tease photo

A super teacher

When Donna Moore’s physical education students heard they could help her win an all-expense paid trip to the 50th Super Bowl in San Francisco, they pulled out all the stops.

Tease photo

School job training money restored

House, Senate vie for credit for reversing cuts voted last year

Gov. Doug Ducey this week quickly signed a bill to restore funding for vocational education throughout Arizona.

Tease photo

Parents disagree about charter school

Teacher turnover rate spurs concerns

Every parent hopes for the best for their child, but what constitutes the best can be different sides of the same coin.

Tease photo

APS grant will help kids read

Arizona Public Service (APS) has invested in the children of the Rim Country through a $4,000 grant to Changing Lives Through Literacy, better known as the Rim Country Literacy Program (RCLP).

Tease photo

Angel Alatriz: He’s a Hero of Education

The Payson Unified School District school board recognized Angel Alatriz as a Hero of Education at its Feb. 8 meeting.

Tease photo

Business Students Victorious

On Feb. 6, 13 Payson High School Future Business Leaders of America students attended the Arizona Region 2 conference held at ASU Poly Tech campus near the Mesa-Phoenix Gateway Airport.

Tease photo

Gerardo’s contributions lauded

Gerardo Moceri, longtime chef and owner of Gerardo’s Firewood Café, received the Hero of Education award at the Payson Unified School District meeting on Feb. 8.

Tease photo

ASU now pondering Mesa campus

Arizona State University and the City of Mesa have unveiled their plans to open another branch campus there.

Tease photo

Report: Far more teachers needed

The Arizona Department of Education’s Educator Retention and Recruitment Task Force has come out with a second report highlighting the need to address the teacher shortage.

Tease photo

County school superintendent retiring

Linda O’Dell, Gila County’s school superintendent for the last 12 years, will retire at the end of the year.

Tease photo

Former teachers criticize charter school

School officials respond to charges and point to test scores, rapid growth

The proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson has spurred a furious debate in the community.

Tease photo

Payson High School poets to compete

Two Payson High School poets will compete in the 11th Annual Arizona Poetry Out Loud Northern Arizona Regional Finals competition at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20.