The Dysart Unified School District has been slapped with a lawsuit by a local evangelical group over a policy that bans the distribution of fliers with a religious message.Dysart, which serves Surprise and El Mirage, allows other community groups to pass out fliers to students while unconstitutional ... More >>
Jeanette GuyerA substitute teacher in Surprise has some explaining to do after police found her in possession of a computer that belonged to the school where she worked.Jeanette Guyer, 42, was a substitute teacher at the Desert Moon Elementary School in Surprise but left the school just bef ... More >>
State parks officials have devised a plan to aid Arizona's ailing parks: add $10 to $15 to the cost of car registration. In return, motorists, who could likely opt out of the surcharge, would be able to visit any state park for free. The state has already seen the closure of three parks and reduc ... More >>
How much longer will schools be able to keep up with fast-growing communities?
Letters from the week of August 29, 2002
Exhibition goes against the grain with "a boy show"
Every 10 years, retirement communities sweat local school-funding increases and flare up in anti-tax fever. This year's infection is in the Dysart Unified School District.