Author: Shannon Richards

Author: Shannon Richards

Great Hearts Texas September 9, 2020

Great Hearts Announces Online Academy in Texas

Great Hearts to offer hundreds more Texas students the opportunity to attend the highly sought-after classical liberal arts academy through its 100% online school. The K-12 public charter school network announced it will be offering its highly rated classical liberal arts curriculum to hundreds more students this school year and will do so through its […] Read More »
Great Hearts Arizona August 6, 2020

A for Arizona Announces Round One of 2020 Expansion and Innovation Fund Grant Recipients

Phoenix, AZ—A for Arizona announced the 18 public K-12 school systems that will receive Expansion and Innovation Fund grants to innovate and reimagine how best to serve their students in the 2020-2021 school year. Round One grants were funded by an initial $1 million contribution from Governor Ducey’s Emergency Education Relief (GEERs) fund through federal […] Read More »
Great Hearts Academies July 30, 2020

Great Hearts Announces Co-Founder as New CEO

Jay Heiler Brings Experience and Passion to Classical Charter School Network PHOENIX, Ariz. | SAN ANTONIO, Tex. | DALLAS/FT.WORTH, Tex.  —July 30, 2020— The Great Hearts America Board of Directors has appointed founding Chairman Jay Heiler as Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Heiler and President of the Great Hearts Foundation Dan Scoggin, along with now-Chairman […] Read More »
Great Hearts Academies July 24, 2020

Great Hearts Graduates Boast SAT Scores 175 Points Above National Average

The numbers are in, and Great Hearts Academies, a nonprofit network of tuition-free public charter schools in Texas and Arizona, is excited to announce its 2020 graduating class of seniors were awarded $44.29 million in merit-based scholarships. Ninety-seven percent of graduates will directly attend college, with 149 of the schools’ 555 graduates enrolling in college […] Read More »
Great Hearts Arizona July 22, 2020

Great Hearts Announces Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon

PHOENIX – Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce the first-ever Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon, taking place Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. live-streamed across YouTube, Facebook and other platforms to be announced. This event will support the Teacher Excellence Fund, which provides bonus compensation for Great Hearts teachers across Arizona every […] Read More »