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St. Anne Roman Catholic Parish in Gilbert will have three screenings of a documentary in recognition of feast day for Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Beginning next year, several students at Coronado Elementary School will take their first steps toward learning the most widely spoken language in the world while learning more about the origin country’s culture.
LONDON — Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea. Now "selfie" — the smartphone self-portrait — has been declared word of the year for 2013, according to Britain's Oxford University Press.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
Mesa Arts Academy Director of English Language Development Charity Kranz works with second-grade students in creating a sentence, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at the school in Mesa. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Maybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator.
Terry arose at six one morning to the sounds of a loud banging upon her door. Still dressed in her fuzzy yellow robe and covered in bed head, she proceeded to answer the poundings and ensured the two people were indeed the Chandler Police detectives they claimed to be.
The blink of an eye is usually involuntary. It’s ones that have purpose behind it that matter.
Sometimes adolescents just speak a different language.
There's an awesome split-screen sequence in "Passion." On the left, the beautiful realization of Jerome Robbins' ballet "Afternoon of a Faun." On the right, another performance: a cold-blooded murder.
A recent decision by Gilbert Public Schools to eliminate one of its dual-language elementary classes has drawn the ire of parents concerned about the inopportune timing and the future of the program.
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
In 2010, Arizona joined 46 states in raising the bar for academic requirements by adopting Arizona Common Core Standards.
Have you ever sat in the international terminal at the airport and just listened to the mix of voices around you, all of them speaking in a language you don’t understand?
I went through the “Top of the Class 2013” lists for all of the East Valley High Schools in the Chandler, Gilbert, Higley, Tempe and Mesa school districts.
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Arizona children entering third grade this year are the first who will have to prove that they can read at an acceptable level or face being held back.
Parents looking for before- and after-school options can find information about quality programs Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) Afterschool Directory.
When did our so-called “Minorities” take over America? I don’t remember Italian-American, German-American, Norwegian-American, Swedish-American, Chinese- American, Indian-American, Pakistani-American, Japanese- American, Russian-American, Armenian-American first generation (off the boat, now off the plane) children being given years and years of “English as a Second Language” learning assistance. Many of these children had to learn a whole new alphabet. On top of that, to learn to read from right to left and from horizontally instead of vertically. Why did these “legal” immigrant children learn English in usually a year, if not less, and it takes our Spanish-speaking Children (same alphabet, same reading the words from right to left) years and years? And still, many read and speak English at a fifth-grade level when they graduate from the 12th grade?
When did our so-called “Minorities” take over America? I don’t remember Italian-American, German-American, Norwegian-American, Swedish-American, Chinese- American, Indian-American, Pakistani-American, Japanese- American, Russian-American, Armenian-American first generation (off the boat, now off the plane) children being given years and years of “English as a Second Language” learning assistance. Many of these children had to learn a whole new alphabet.
Paula Deen being unfairly ostracized for the documentation of a word she used in a private deposition when testifying to a robbery where she herself was the victim, 27 years ago. Then we had the President who conspired to have dalliances in his Oval Office with his intern, keeping his Presidency after ‘admittedly’ lying about it to Congress and the American people. The list goes on and on.
Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off on changes in its voting law.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease on Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the “moment is now” to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.