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A daylong schedule of events is planned for Thursday, February 14th, at the Arizona State Capitol and surrounding sites to celebrate the end of Arizona’s Centennial Year. January 31, 2013 Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women (a Centennial
The Republic azcentral.com Fresh from a trip late last month to meet President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., Kristie Martorelli still cannot believe the opportunities she has had after six months as Arizona's Teacher of the Year. "It feels like a
The Republic azcentral.com Aaron Goodman found out he was named a Presidential Scholar last week in the typical teenage way -- he got a text and then he Googled it. "I saw my name and I was in shock," he said. "I didn't even get a letter yet...
The Republic azcentral.com Three Kyrene schools, two in Ahwatukee and one in Chandler, have earned the A+ School of Excellence award from the Arizona Educational Foundation, after what their principals said was an enlightening and exhaustive process.
The Republic azcentral.com Two Chandler schools and one in Tempe have received the equivalent of a Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. Andersen Junior High and CTA-Goodman Elementary School in Chandler each was designated an A+ School of Excellence
The Arizona Republic As a reading interventionist at Thompson Ranch Elementary School, Kristie Martorelli is used to raising expectations for her students, mostly kindergartners through third-graders who have struggled with reading.
The Arizona Republic Seven of the 62 A-plus public schools in the state recognized by the Arizona Educational Foundation as outstanding in the past three years received C's in the state's new performance-grading system. Although the A-plus School of
Tara Bernier, a fourth-grade teacher at Queen Creek Elementary School, and 11th grade Advanced Placement English teacher Cindy Pino are contending for the award, which will be announced Nov. 17. Perry is a Chandler Unified School District facility in
A valley elementary school ends the year with a big celebration. Excelencia is one of 25 schools to receive the A+ award from the Arizona Educational Foundation and it's one of only four low-income schools to win. Smiling for the cameras and
The Arizona Republic It has been six months since Amanda McAdams, a 10th-grade English teacher at Apollo High School in Glendale, was named Arizona's Teacher of the Year for 2011. The award, sponsored by the Arizona Educational Foundation, is among