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ASU Prep Digital sees 525 percent growth in enrollment in 2020

As the pandemic hit in spring 2020 and local schools scrambled to build online classrooms from scratch, ASU Prep Digital expanded its existing online...

Prepare your kids for AzM2 testing (yes, it’s still happening)

The window for AzM2 testing (version 2 of AzMERIT) starts next month, and many parents may be wondering, “WHY?” It might seem counterintuitive, or...

Pick up Smithsonian’s free kids activity guide at Arizona Heritage Center

Families, educators and caregivers can pick up free copies of the Smithsonian’s “Winter at Home” learning guide at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago...

Choosing a school?

A Special Advertising Section Looking for your child’s first school, transition school or simply a new learning environment? Here are some options to consider. Nine campuses...

Celebrating Dysart’s 100th Year of Excellence

Dysart Unified School District has come a long way since its beginning as a one-room schoolhouse. The district is celebrating its 100th year of educating the community.

High school students: Apply soon for Midwestern University’s healthcare career experiences

Application deadlines are looming for three popular Midwestern University programs designed to provide healthcare career experiences for Valley high school students. Virtual Arizona Regional...

Black History Month: What to do, read, and watch

Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976 to honor the accomplishments of Black people throughout American history. This year, the importance of Black History Month...

Q&A with Sara Wyffels, Arizona’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

If there’s ever been a time to celebrate teachers, it’s now. Parents struggling to get kids to pay attention to online school see firsthand...

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

SPONSORED CONTENT As we move into 2021, I want all parents, students, and educators to know that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office is here to...

Learning ReimaginED is a one-stop portal for STEAM curriculum

The City of Mesa Arts and Culture Department has launched Learning ReimaginED, a virtual portal offering STEAM curriculum — science, technology, engineering, the arts...

High schools can earn $2,500 for supplies or tech upgrades

RaiseMe, an Arizona-owned college readiness and scholarship tool that helps high school students earn  micro-scholarships for academic and other achievements, is launching an educator challenge....

Using Common Sense: High-speed internet access complicates distance learning

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools in ​47 states, including Arizona,​ closed their doors, leaving ​55 million students at home. And the...

Chandler High School Spanish teacher is Arizona’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Sara Wyffels, a Spanish teacher at Chandler High School, was named Arizona’s 2021 Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation.

Helping children face their fears

Children can’t help but feel fearful. With the right support, that fear can become a great learning opportunity.

Invest in Education Act: What is Prop 208?

Proposition 208, known as the Invest in Education Act, would create new funding for Arizona schools by taxing high-income earners — specifically Arizona individuals...

A new way to fast-track students to bachelor’s degrees

Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC), a public school district dedicated to career and technical education programs, is partnering with Arizona State University to create...

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