Education

Election officials still counting Prop 123 votes, approval holding small lead

Updated at 12:05 p.m. May 18, 2016. After months of frustration, hope, and Twitter mentions, voters’ decision on Proposition 123, a measure that could give schools $3.5 billion over the next decade, is still too close to call on Wednesday.

arizona voter in the special election

Teaching young people the importance of voting in elections

At 12:08 p.m., two minutes before the start of the second lunch period at Ironwood High School in Glendale, Teresa Martinez sprang into action.

voting rights ambassador registering students to vote

Debate over Prop 123 rages on as election on education funding approaches

PHOENIX – A special election in which Arizona voters will decide whether to approve $3.5 billion to fund education over the next 10 years has drawn scrutiny over the plan to take money out of the state land trust.


Teacher of the year uses White House visit to urge school support

WASHINGTON - Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh said education in the state is "under attack," echoing President Barack Obama's call Tuesday for more funding for education during a White House ceremony to honor teachers.