Education & Workforce

Saint Vincent de Paul cuts ribbon on new temporary housing facility

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new temporary housing facility. The facility will offer accommodations for 100 unhoused seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities, along with an animal clinic by Midwestern University and a program aimed at assisting transitional housing residents in securing stable employment. “As De […]

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BASIS, Arizona dominate U.S. News & World Report high school rankings

BASIS-Peoria was rated the nation’s #1 public high school, and a dozen Arizona schools scored among the country’s 100 best, according to newly-released, 2024 rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Among all states, Arizona and Florida tied for the most public high schools ranked among the Top 100 nationally. “This independent analysis by U.S.

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Ciscomani bill would expand veterans’ access to education in skilled trades

A new bipartisan effort led by Rep. Juan Ciscomani (R-AZ) in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to widen veterans’ access to educational opportunities, particularly in high-demand skilled trade and vocational programs.  The proposed bill, titled the Veterans Education and Technical Skills (VETS) Opportunity Act, aims to extend educational benefits under the post-9/11 GI Bill

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