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TOMBSTONE — Tombstone Unified School District will be receiving an $850,000 Transportation Modernization Grant, awarded through A for Arizona, a nonprofit in Phoenix.

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SIERRA VISTA — With the Sierra Vista Unified School District reporting the passing of a Buena High School senior in October, interim Principal Nicole Young shares the school’s protocol for handling such cases.

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SIERRA VISTA — At the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Sierra Vista, Club President Ken Stickler welcomed the November Student of the Month, Ruth Choy, along with her parents Mr. Stanley Choy, Mrs. Jin Choy and Interim Principal of Buena High School, Ms. Nicole Young, who has been coordi…

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SCOTTSDALE (AP) — In hopes of moving forward, Scottsdale Unified School District has elected a new interim president amid allegations that board president Jann-Michael Greenburg distributed a "dossier" on some parents including photos and personal finances.

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SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District Chief Financial Officer Kenneth McGovern informed the board of an impending $5 million reduction in the district’s budgeted expenditures if the Arizona State Legislature does not pass an exemption for the coming year.

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BISBEE — In an effort to thwart the use of smokeless e–cigarettes and vape pens on campuses, the Bisbee Unified School District governing board approved the installation of wireless detectors in the restrooms at the high school and the junior high school.

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SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Eric Holmes reported the death of a Buena High School 12th grader over the weekend.

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SIERRA VISTA — As the Sierra Vista Unified School District’s Bond Sub-Committee wrapped up its duties on Thursday, members, district and local businesses reflect on the project’s progress and contribution to students’ education.

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SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified School Board Bond Committee was acknowledged by the governing board at Tuesday’s meeting for managing the district’s $28 million bond project. The committee will officially wrap up its duties on Oct. 28.

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SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified School District Governing Board voted to continue the district’s mask mandate in a 4-to-1 vote at a special meeting Wednesday after a judge ruled Monday that House Bill (HB) 2898 — which prohibits school districts from enforcing mask mandates — is unco…

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COCHISE COUNTY — With a Sept. 27 ruling from Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper stating the state law prohibiting school mask mandates is unconstitutional, school districts in Cochise County are rapidly reassessing their mask policies.

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SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District received $15,000 in donations for the district’s “Pay to Play” program from the Just Kids Inc. of the San Pedro Kiwanis Club and the Cochise County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program during the Sept. 21 board meeting.

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TOMBSTONE — Whetstone resident Stephanie Fuller was sworn in as Tombstone Unified School District’s newest board member on Wednesday prior to the start of the district’s board meeting.

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SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified Education Association‘s proposal for a flat-rate increase to teacher salaries rather than a 1.5% increase based on educators’ base salary was approved by the Sierra Vista Unified School District Governing Board at Tuesday’s meeting.

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SIERRA VISTA — Three members of the public expressed their disagreement with the Sierra Vista Unified School District’s mask mandate at the Tuesday school board meeting.

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PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he's not interested in revisiting the ban on mask mandates despite new data showing schools that don't require face coverings are twice as likely to have an outbreak of COVID as those who have defied his edict.

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Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has redesigned its teacher-preparation programs to make them more accessible and affordable to more people pursuing undergraduate and graduate-level teacher certification.

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BISBEE — Even though some school districts in Cochise County have opted to reinstate mask mandates, Bisbee Unified School District decided to stick to just recommending students wear them, particularly if they have not been vaccinated.