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Nearly all Scottsdale Unified School District schools received A or B grades from the Arizona Department of Education in 2019, far outpacing statewide trends. 


The Scottsdale Unified School District hosted the first of three “student-centered’ town hall events this school year focusing on diversity, inclusion and school safety. 

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Over the past two years, the Scottsdale Unified School District has adopted a number of reforms and policy revisions aimed at preventing the litany of controversies that plagued the district the past three years.

A proposed downtown Scottsdale medical marijuana dispensary will need the support of a supermajority of city council, after opponents employed a little-known legal mechanism to challenge the project.

A legislative panel is debating whether to restore the right of cities and towns to regulate short-term vacation rentals – a right that legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey took away from them three years ago.

With two days left before the end of Scottsdale’s special 2019 bond election this Tuesday, voter turnout is already exceeding turnout in the last bond election back in 2015. In 2015, 25 percent of eligible voters cast ballots; as of Oct. 29, 25.7 percent had voted.