With the 2013-14 school year underway, the Tribune has accumulated information that can help families prepare their children for life as students and beyond. These include the little things parents can do to ready their aspiring scholars — making sure children get a good night’s sleep, learning the jargon being thrown at them — and shifts in education that include blended learning and an emphasis on providing a challenging experience.
Featuring sponsored content from leaders in the East Valley medical community -- many sharing their stories of success -- 'East Valley Health and Wellness' debuted June 30 as a special publication of the East Valley Tribune.
The results are back in Best of East Valley 2013, a reader poll by the East Valley Tribune designed to let YOU tell us about your favorite people, places, shops, restaurants and things to do in the East Valley. Here is what you said.
There are some amazing students at our East Valley schools. They've received millions of dollars worth of scholarships and have set their sights on great colleges and universities, as well as their future career aspirations. To share in their celebration, we asked our East Valley high schools to send us information about their top and distinguished graduates. We hope you enjoy reading about these stars of tomorrow!
As part of Arizona’s centennial celebration, the East Valley Tribune asked students to write an essay on why they’re proud to live in Arizona. Here are the best submissions, organized by school level...
Winner of the 2009 Education Writers Association award for investigative reporting. Winner of the 2010 second-place Best of the West award for investigative reporting. Winner of the 2009 Arizona Press Club's second-place trophy for the Don Bolles Award for Investigative Reporting. Winner of the 2009 second-place award for multimedia package in the Arizona Press Club's metro division. Arizona's tax credit law is touted as a tool to make private education more accessible to families who could not otherwise afford it. Instead, it has fostered a rigged system that keeps private education a privilege for the already privileged.
2009 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has garnered international media attention for his illegal immigration enforcement effort, one of the most aggressive in U.S. history. But it comes with a price – slower response times on emergency calls, a dropping arrest rate and, for a time, excessive overtime costs. A five-part Tribune investigation examines the enforcement effort including its hidden costs.
2009 winner of the first-place award for multimedia package in the Arizona Press Club's metro division. Where Interstate 10 crosses the dry Gila River south of Chandler, there is nothing. But long ago, this very spot was home to about 1,000 of the first Native American settlers of central Arizona.
Second largest city in the Valley of the Sun, Mesa is filled with opportunities in business, recreation and education. Because of this, we created Discover Mesa. A visual road map that takes you through Mesa's businesses, services, activities and attractions.
Known as the "Hay Shipping Capitol of the World", Gilbert has evolved into one of the fastest growing communities and the largest town in the United States. It has transformed from an agricultural community to a thriving and economically-diverse suburban community.