July 25, 2012 by Cindy Long
This article outlines six of the most common communication challenges between educators and parents, as reported by a recent Parenting/NEA survey, along with NEA member-tested solutions.
April 4, 2012 by Cindy Long
Howenstine High Magnet School students partnered with the Tucson Arts Brigade and the Barrio Centro Neighborhood Association to create the Barrio Centro Mural. The colorful mural portrays the neighborhood’s history and diverse culture.
March 23, 2012 by Cindy Long
Educators in priority schools are taking the helm of local school reforms while changing the perception of their profession and association. Learn about the work of NEA members in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Maine and North Carolina.
March 16, 2012 by Cindy Long
By pitching in to help their community address problems like lack of affordable housing, students at Howenstine Magnet High School are helping build their own academic success through service-learning in Tucson, Arizona.
March 5, 2012 by Teal Ruland
Tom Hall’s theater arts program at Howenstine High Magnet School demonstrates both the importance of arts education and a unique way to get parents and the community involved with the school.
December 7, 2011 by Cindy Long
Union, district, school and local government leaders gathered with NEA’s Priority Schools Campaign to kick off the KEYS survey at Howenstine High school in Tucson, AZ.
May 25, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Kathy Wiebke, PhD, Executive Director of the Arizona K12 Center and National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) “In every school and in every classroom, every student deserves to be taught by an accomplished teacher. In ‘those schools’ they deserve to…
March 14, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Shellie Sallas, National Board Certified Teacher. She teaches 5th grade at Mitchell Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. Every year, on the first day of school I asked my students what the goal of reading is…with great enthusiasm they always respond,…
October 8, 2010 by Amy Buffenbarger
Diversity in the San Carlos Unified School District in Arizona isn’t amongst the students, it’s between the students and their teachers. The district is located on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, one of the poorest American Indian communities in…
April 8, 2010 by PSC Editor
By Kathy Wiebke and Daniela Robles Isaac School District is a district that parallels many districts in the nation. Labels that indicate low performance, multiple messages that led in numerous directions, and teachers that strive to do what is asked…
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