The Precedent

Associate superintendent for support services Frank Fletcher answers questions from the governing board. Fletcher presented the internet portion of the agenda.

Governing board meeting discusses prevalent community issues

Ashlyn Miner , News Editor March 25, 2021

The Chandler-Unified School District board meeting opened at 7 pm with the usual roll call and pledge of allegiance followed by a brief moment of silence, acknowledging victims of the recent violence....

Push for AP is factor in increased test numbers contributing extra funding

Sarah Lankford and Kylie Vacala March 10, 2017

Advanced Placement testing is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge at the end of the year and receive college credit. While these AP tests are beneficial for a student's academic success,...

Prop 123: More Money More Problems?

Nathan Tucker, News Editor April 22, 2016

Arizona schools are stuck in an unenviable position. Out of 50 states, Arizona placed 48th in amount of money spent for each student: every Arizonan child in K-12 education equaled $7,208 spent, according...

Ariz. AG: It is illegal to opt-out of standardized tests

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter November 6, 2015

Students will do everything they can to get out of a standardized test, and last year it was as easy as getting their parent’s signature on a piece of paper. The rumored option to opt-out of the newest...

Teachers (left to right) Mark Samford, Sherry Swanson, Joni Oerter, Laura Giordano, Corey Swint, and Richard Ruiz protesting Gov. Ducey's educational decisions.

Battle of the bills

Sarah Campbell and Valerie Burgess March 3, 2015

Since the election of Governor Doug Ducey and Arizona school chief Diane Douglas in November, proposed bills and actions have been taken with regards of education. Although both parties believe they have...

New High school named after superintendent

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter February 10, 2015

New additions are coming to the district soon due to the Chandler Unified School District opening two new schools for the 2015-2016 school year. The first is Dr. Camille Casteel High School, named after...

English teacher Janet Larkin (center) and several students participate in games during the Homecoming Carnival earlier this semester. With news of the new 7-12 school opening, some students are concerned if their boundaries will change.

New CUSD school will change PHS boundaries

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter December 17, 2014

The construction of a new high school in the Chandler Unified School District has caused much excitement among teachers, parents, and school administrators. The school, located off of Power and Riggs,...

Phoenix man pushes his truck through flooding on the I-10.

Record rain does not shut down CUSD

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter September 25, 2014

Streets flooded, interstates shut down, cars trapped in three feet of water, but where are the students of the Chandler Unified School District? They are at school. On September 8, Arizona broke its record...

Embry Riddle program entering CUSD schools

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor March 8, 2013

Superintendent of CUSD schools, Dr. Camille Casteel stated that the district had a partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in January during a meeting at Chandler Center for the Arts. The...

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