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Each Class of Dropouts costs Arizona $7.6B


The more than 18,000 Arizona students who dropped out of high school this year will produce $7.6 billion less economic activity over their lifetimes than if those same students had graduated, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable. Cutting the dropout rate in half would generate $3.8 billion more in economic… Read More →

CORE Institute Supports High School Athletes


Phoenix-based orthopedic group, The CORE Institute hosted sports physical which provided local athletes and organizations with the opportunity to support athletic programs. The exams cost $25 and 100% goes back to each respective athletic program. The CORE Institute was able to raise and donate over $4,300 to local high schools in the Peoria and Dysart… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Renews Support for TGen Program

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The Arizona-based Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation will fund a second year of the Ivy Neurological Science Internship Program at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The internship program offers hands-on biomedical research experience for high school, undergraduate and aspiring medical school students pursuing careers in brain tumor research, neuroscience and neurogenomics. Through the program,… Read More →

St. Mary’s Girls Basketball Ranks As No. 1 Team In Nation

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The St. Mary’s (Phoenix) high school girls basketball team has accomplished a first in the history of girls basketball in Arizona. After closing out the 2011-2012 season undefeated at 30-0, the St. Mary’s Knights is ranked the No. 1 team in the nation, according to ESPN’s Powerade Fab 50 rankings. They repeated as Arizona state… Read More →

Diane Brossart – Describes Her First Step In The Industry

Diane Brossart -Describes Her First Step In The Industry, 2008

Diane Brossart President, Valley Forward Association Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My very first job was a part-time stint in high school at Jack in the Box. I learned to take people at their word. I was held up at gunpoint one afternoon when working the cash register… Read More →