News from the Arizona Daily Star

Walter Douglas Elementary teacher’s classroom goal: change the world

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star:
A student at the University of Arizona, Barber would major in anthropology, minor in French and move to Africa to change the world. Now 29, Barber did go on a journey — one that would land her in a Flowing Wells classroom rather than across the globe — but her mission remains the same…


Alice Byrne’s Reagle one of 15 Rodel teacher winners

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun:
Anna Reagle was recently chosen as one of 15 Rodel Exemplary Teachers in Arizona for 2016. A fifth-grade teacher at Alice Byrne Elementary School, Reagle was named a winner from a group of 24 finalists, which were narrowed down from an even larger group of 42 semifinalists…