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Jahaziel Felix, 22, had the value of education instilled in him from an early age. He learned it from his mother, who wasn’t able to go past middle school.

Arizona taxpayers must pick up the tab for attorneys hired by Republican lawmakers who successfully killed a 2020 voter-approved plan to tax the state’s most wealthy to fund education.

Prospects for a quick resolution of a lawsuit involving the future of the Club West Golf Course appear murky after a judge essentially ruled against all three parties in the Club West Conservancy’s lawsuit against Shea Homes and course owner the Edge.

Apparently expecting the Phoenix Police Department to come under protracted U.S. Justice Department oversight in the near future, City Manager Jeff Barton last week announced the hiring of an interim top cop with experience in meeting the demands of federal overseers.

Employees in both Kyrene and Tempe Union school districts are starting the new school year with fatter paychecks after their governing boards approved wage and salary increases.

Gov. Doug Ducey cannot deny COVID relief dollars to schools that impose mask mandates or give vouchers to parents so they can remove their children from those schools, a federal judge concluded last week.

Opponents have launched a petition drive to stall – then kill – the implementation of the most comprehensive system of private and parochial school vouchers in the nation.