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A judge has ordered the city of Tucson to provide a list of documents it refuses to make public on its possession and use of a controversial device that allows police to track cell phone users.
Kyrene School District’s Transportation Department introduced 25 propane-fueled buses this school year in efforts to increase savings on transportation costs.
Rejecting a last minute plea for a reprieve, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ordered state officials to immediately start coughing up more than $300 million for public schools.
Attorneys for dreamers are asking a federal appeals court to make good on its ruling that their clients are entitled to driver's licenses while they challenge Jan Brewer's interpretation of Arizona law.
The beginning of the school year provides opportunities for fresh ideas and positive changes to enhance learning experiences for all children. During the spring and summer, the Kyrene School District Governing Board and district leaders were hard at work considering ideas that would impact the budget for the 2014-15 school year. The final budget approved on July 8 was not only balanced, it also represents an investment in spending for whole-child programs such as art, music, physical education, library, math/literacy coaches who provide support and a change to the start times for Kyrene middle schools. This budget also demonstrates the board’s commitment to invest in one of our most valuable resources — teachers and staff who received a cost of living increase.
The Chandler Unified School District Governing Board on Wednesday night unanimously approved the adopted expenditure budget for fiscal year 2014-15, which saw an increase from the previous school year thanks to a bumped-up override.
Doug Ducey told Republicans in Ahwatukee Tuesday night that he wants them to vote for him because they believe in his vision of a growing economy and a shrinking government.
“I can hardly wait for the Tribune to start printing letters from homeowners in the new Eastmark development complaining about noise from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and suggesting that it be shut down. Here’s a crazy idea – if you don’t want to live next to an airport, don’t buy a house next to an airport.”
Voters from Gilbert and the surrounding area had an opportunity to meet candidates vying to represent the two local school boards during a special forum at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts on June 5.
Question: I got a notice of copyright infringement via Fedex from a company called Masterfile for an image that I have posted on my website. They want $2,500 as compensation; is this a scam or should I take this seriously? — Anonymous
Citing 17th Century English law, the state Court of Appeals concluded Thursday that those charged with shoplifting are entitled to demand a trial by jury.
Dear Steve, Tom, J.D., Eddie and Bob
It was with great interest that we read the coalition of Gilbert leaders’ open letter to Town residents and businesses last week. We were encouraged that our community leaders had finally spoken out on the raging storm that threatens our Gilbert Public Schools.
The effects of SB 1062 on gays may depend on where people live and work.
You may soon find your neighbor raising chickens. Or geese or turkeys or even quail.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
A lawyer for the Republican-controlled Legislature asked a federal court Friday to void a decision by Arizona voters to have an independent commission decide how the state is divided into its nine congressional districts.
Calling the right to fresh chicken and eggs constitutionally protected, state lawmakers are moving to override city ordinances that restrict the ownership of fowl.
The year is almost over, and throughout the year schools across Ahwatukee saw many things that will surely be remembered.
The ending of one year and the beginning of another allows us to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we hope to be. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts that we have been given.
Just a few weeks ago, Kyrene School District experienced a clear election victory for both the continuation of our Maintenance and Operations Override and our second ballot question to allow our governing board to lease, sell or exchange real property (our vacant land). We appreciate this strong vote of confidence and message of support from our community. While Kyrene has a total of 25 schools, 12 of them are in Ahwatukee, educating more than 8,000 students and employing nearly 500 staff members (many who live in the community).
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
There are some startling conclusions we can draw from the election results of Nov. 5 in regards to the Kyrene and Tempe Union High School district’s Maintenance and Operation Override campaigns.
During Tuesday night’s Kyrene School District Governing Board meeting, members met to discuss what has been going on throughout the district.
Results from the Nov. 5 election show voters in support of both Kyrene School District (KSD) and Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) Maintenance and Operations Overrides.