Education

Arizona high schools forced to seek creative funding solutions for athletics

Perry High School’s badminton team is good.

Coolidge High School photo

Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry

TUCSON — The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.

horse photo

Arizona, other states, get temporary waiver for ‘No Child Left Behind’

WASHINGTON - Arizona was one of seven states granted a temporary waiver Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.