By Lisa Irish
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We deliver news and information that contributes to informed public discussion and greater understanding of Arizona K-12 education.
||CleanS1 Episode 7: Deer Valley High School’s family feel focuses on what’s best for students||Deer Valley High School Principal Kim Crooks talks about the family feel on this A+ School of Excellence’s campus, how they use technology to enhance learning and how all teachers and staff strive to do what’s best for their students.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 6: See what makes Acacia School a three-time A+ School of Excellence||Hear what Acacia School Principal Christine Hollingsworth says is key to helping students succeed and how that’s provided at this Title I Phoenix school that has earned the A+ School of Excellence award three times from Arizona Educational Foundation.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 5: ELL Flexibility||Current legislation that provides schools more flexibility in how they deliver instruction to English Language Learners would also help more of these students graduate high school on time. Hear what Stacey Morley with Stand for Children, Lourdes Peña..||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 4: #RedforEd Teachers' Stories||Teachers across Arizona walked-out of their classrooms late last week to protest low pay and ask the legislature to bring per-pupil funding up to 2008 levels before the recession. Now they are at the Capitol as Legislators work on the budget bills....||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 3: Declining Student Enrollment in Rural Schools||A major migration of students from rural Arizona to more metropolitan areas of the state, coupled with a new funding policy passed in 2015, has led to the loss of millions of dollars in funding this year to districts that once served those students....||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 2: Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention||What is being done at schools and the legislature to connect people with mental health and suicide prevention resources? Listen in with Denise Schatt-Denslow and Ben Denslow, founders of the JEM Foundation, and Carly Fleege, public affairs associate...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 Episode 1: Increasing Teacher Pay||What would it take to increase Arizona teachers’ salaries? Listen in with Dr. Anabel Aportela, director of research with Arizona Association of School Board Officials and Arizona School Boards Association, Dr. Chuck Essigs, director of governmental...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeet Lisa||Meet our host for the AZEdNews podcast, Lisa Irish. Lisa covers education issues as a reporter for AZEdNews. Before this, Lisa showed reporters how to use information from government databases in their stories, wrote stock market roundups for The Wall..||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|