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Valley high school students can audition next week to be part of a new culinary TV show where they’ll compete against peers in a low-key environment. The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will produce FOOD-BALL TV – a cooking show for teens with no cooking experience required. The show is looking for outgoing personalities and students who want to learn from professional chefs.
Want to learn more about the growing Arizona wine industry? The Art of Arizona Wine Celebration, coming to Scottsdale Saturday, March 15, might be the thing with its tastings, educational seminars, trade show, art show and keynote address. Tickets start at $20.
Bright Beginnings Charter School Offers Accelerated Curriculum for Student Success
Bill Bitter went to college expecting to graduate and become a concert violinist, but he realized his talents were better served as a teacher than performer.
Incoming Gilbert Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto officially signed a contract that will pay her at least $200,000 per year on the same night the district’s governing board hired its second interim superintendent since July.
The East Valley Recycling Alliance, Trex, Bashas’ and Food City supermarkets, as well as the City of Mesa Solid Waste Management Department, will host the “Bench the Bag” Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge now through March 31.
It’s difficult to comprehend the struggle a child suffering in a third-world country goes through every day and how your small contribution to a nonprofit makes a difference. The African Children’s Choir, performing this month in the East Valley, will give you that personal experience with not only the cause but the kids you’re supporting.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
Authorities say a Tempe school resource officer accidentally fired her department-issued Taser during a demonstration, striking a student in the arm with one probe.
It's convenient to pick up some laundry detergent at the store, but it's not difficult to create your own.
State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
The state House voted unanimously Tuesday to encourage more high schoolers to take computer science courses.
EAGLE College Preparatory Academy will host a job fair to hire staff on March 8 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
It's a conundrum many parents face: what to do with the steady flow of drawings, paintings, collages and more that children bring home from school and camp? Which are the keepers and — besides sticking them up on the refrigerator with magnets — how can you display them creatively?
WASHINGTON — The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
In the U.S., more than two-thirds of the class of 2011 was not proficient in math. In Arizona, that number jumped to 3 out of 4 students.
Actor and Mesa native Charlie LeSueur recently left his footprints in cement at the Superstition Mountain Museum for his work preserving a part of television history. Now, LeSueur is working to make a new footprint by developing the theatrical talents of students at Sequoia Star Academy in his role as its performing arts director.
The City of Tempe is accepting police officer recruit and lateral applications from March 3 through 17.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
There is a new choice in public charter schools that will be debuting two brand new campuses late summer 2014, just in time for the next school year. EAGLE (Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis) College Prep will debut their Maryvale and Mesa campuses and initially offer kindergarten through third grade and build out a new grade each consecutive school year until they reach 8th grade. The new campuses will join the two existing EAGLE College Prep schools in South Phoenix.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
Three out of four Arizonans support the right of gays to at least form civil unions, if not to wed outright.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Vice Mayor Alex Finter visited Sequoia Charter Elementary School students on March 3 to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the 16th annual National Education Association's "Read Across America Day."
The Chandler Tri-City Christian boys basketball team captured the Canyon Athletic Association State Championship on March 1, defeating Glendale Desert Heights Prep at US Airways Center. The 57-51 victory gave Tri-City its second consecutive title and third in the last four seasons. The Warriors finished their season with a record of 22-3.