Education Directory

BASIS Charter Schools 20 schools in Arizona 480-289-2088 • Come tour one of our campuses to learn more about the BASIS Curriculum. BASIS charter schools feature a critically-acclaimed liberal arts curriculum that inspires students to love learning, to develop a fascination for critical inquiry, to be independent and formulate their own goals, and to…


Eight myths about college admissions

It’s that time of year again. High school seniors across the country are feeling relieved as most would have completed and submitted their college applications by now. Therefore, it is time now to shift attention to the juniors, for this is an excellent time to start thinking about what they are looking for and what…


College Depot

By Lee Franklin College isn’t just a dream, it’s a plan. Just ask Griselda and Breanna Rivera, a mother-daughter duo from Phoenix who turned their college dreams into reality with help from Phoenix Public Library’s College Depot – a free, one-stop shop for assistance with college admission, scholarships and financial aid. Griselda, who didn’t complete…


Full-day kindergarten = literacy

On Nov. 16, 2016, Adam Goodman, president & CEO of Goodmans Interior Structures in Phoenix, co-authored an op-ed piece titled “Make full-day kindergarten an optional grade in state” in The Arizona Republic with Phil Francis, retired chairman & CEO of PetSmart and John O. Whiteman, president of the Whiteman Foundation and former CEO of Empire…


What’s new at Jewish schools

Arizona Jewish Life asked the state’s Jewish schools to share “What’s new?” Temple Kol Ami Early Childhood Center is accepting registration for the 2017-2018 school year beginning Feb. 5. The program is open year-round with full-time and part-time hours for children ages 8 weeks through pre-kindergarten. The school offers a highly qualified staff and a…



Ballet Theatre of Phoenix 2326 E Indian School Road, Phoenix 602-957-3364 • We provide excellent classical ballet instruction that trains the whole dancer, in order to help our students understand themselves, not only as an artist and performer, but also as a person. Ballet is a means of expressing ones’ soul through technique and…

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