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Doug Ducey wants to make empty schools and classrooms in existing public schools available to other public and charter schools that have students waiting to enroll.
The heroin and prescription opiate derivative drug epidemic in America is one of the hottest media topics in the nation. Arizona is right in the middle of it. Something has to be done ... now.
Two Maricopa Community Colleges have been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Chandler-Gilbert (CGCC) and Mesa Community College (MCC) were selected among only 766 higher education institutions nationwide, and among only four in the state of Arizona. The recognition highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community challenges, and helps students pursue a lifelong path of civic engagement.
Here is a roll call of some of the famous people who died in 2014.
A Tucson fifth-grade teacher who has been a vocal opponent of Common Core claims his First Amendment rights were violated by state School Superintendent John Huppenthal.
Dr. Don Covey, Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools, was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across America. He was invited to participate in the first National Connected Superintendents Summit on Nov. 19 at the White House.
Arizona's charter schools are not entitled to another $135 million of taxpayer funds, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borrowing won't be presenting a truly balanced spending plan to lawmakers in January.
Flagged by posters of empty buses, art classrooms and stages, Mayor Greg Stanton made a plea Wednesday to all residents of Phoenix to help fund extracurricular activities in Phoenix schools by taking advantage of the state tax credit.
Like many of you, the great schools in Ahwatukee attracted us to this community. The education of our children should be important to all of us as it impacts our economy. When companies look to move to Arizona they look at the education and skills of the community and we have a lot of room for improvement.
As a very concerned Arizona resident and caring grandmother, I feel it is very important to inform Arizonans
Friday's federal court ruling voiding Arizona restrictions against same-sex marriage raises a series of new questions about other state laws which discriminate based on sexual orientation.
Hospice of the Valley is holding a six-session grief support workshop, “Picking up the Pieces: When a Spouse or Partner Dies.”
Hundreds of people who are interested in Phoenix-area youth and the future of Arizona are coming together for the Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s second Disconnected Youth Summit.
Members of the non-profit group PARC (Protecting Arizona Resources and Children) will make a series of three-minute presentations to the Phoenix City Council at the Oct. 1 meeting during the time for Citizen Comments, starting at 2:45 p.m.
Republican congressional challenger Andy Tobin blamed incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick Wednesday for everything from higher health care premiums to the problems in the Veterans Administration health care system.
The question of whether more tax cuts will restore the Arizona economy to pre-recession levels has become a key issue in this year's gubernatorial contest.
The voters of Arizona deserve a hearty congratulations and a big thank you for the selections they made in the primary. We vanquished the H and H boys, Horne and Huppenthal, sent numerous far right and far left candidates to the political sidelines, and perhaps positioned ourselves to be a little more moderate in our politics as we enter the general election in November. Also, having the disbarred and disingenuous Andrew Thomas take a political hike should be considered a bonus.
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.
The first debate between gubernatorial candidates Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal was what I expected it to be. Their positions on education and jobs are quite well known. Both spoke well, dressed alike and were pleasant. It was what was to be expected.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.