Believing in Ajo

As the Principal of Ajo High School and Ajo Elementary School (Go Red Raiders!), I strongly support the Governor’s proposed budget because I see great benefits for our schools,…


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Connecting School Finances with Academic Outcomes is a Must for Arizona

With a state investment as critical as the one we make in public education, we need to know where and how our monies are allocated—at both the macro- and the micro-levels. This…


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Leading and Learning from High Performing Schools

This past week, Vista College Prep was fortunate to be highlighted as part of the A for Arizona Schools of Excellence Tour Day. We were proud to join Phoenix Union’s Bioscience…


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Guest Blog – Teachers: A Resource at Risk?

The future of American competitiveness and the American Dream rely on the ingenuity of its workforce. We need health care professionals who develop vaccines to fight disease,…


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La Oportunidad in Tucson

Growing up, I always knew education was the key that would open doors for me. In conversations with my grandfather, I often asked what he desired most for his family. “La…


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Guest Blog: Momentum and high expectations in Ajo, AZ

Some say Ajo is in the “middle of nowhere,” while others say Ajo is a small town with a big backyard. Either way you look at it, this town of over 3,700 people, situated just 43…


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Guest Blog: Raise the Roof!

Ready for a great story about rock solid school leaders and teachers who kept their eye on the prize and turned a rocky school start into a high-achieving academic environment?…


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Arizona Change Agents: Ettor Strada and Sandra L. Lomeland

A Q&A with Academy of Math and Science Prince campus school leaders, Ettor Strada and Sandra L. Lomeland.


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Arizona Change Agent: Peter Boyle

A Q&A with Western School of Science and Technology: A Challenge Foundation Academy founding principal Peter Boyle.


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Arizona Change Agent: Heather Henderson

A Q&A with Arizona Charter Academy founding principal Heather Henderson.


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