Education

Tupac? Bette Midler? Valley high school pregame football music runs gamut

PHOENIX -- Football now comes with a soundtrack. From high school to the NFL, athletes can be spotted before games with a popular piece of equipment.


ACLU says minority students, those with disabilities unfairly punished at school

PHOENIX – The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona has joined forces with several schools in the Valley to minimize discriminatory school discipline of minority students and students with disabilities.

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Accomplished ASU women’s triathlon team attracting large-scale interest

TEMPE -- The Arizona State women’s triathlon team took no time to see success at the NCAA level, and the Sun Devils already are tasked with repeating as national champions in just their second season.


AzMERIT scores show modest gains, decreases in Phoenix school district

PHOENIX —  AzMERIT test results for the 2016-2017 school year show students still struggle to pass the standardized tests, with Phoenix Union High School District showing success in some areas but decreases in others, district officials said.

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ASU’s DACA students meet, plan action

PHOENIX — On Thursday evening, Arizona State University students crowded into a makeshift conference room, pulling chairs into a circle. When there wasn’t any room left, some students sat on the floor in the middle. They took turns introducing themselves – sharing their names, their majors and their fears about the repeal of DACA.

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As GCU completes Division I transition, relationship with Pac-12 remains complicated

PHOENIX — Although Grand Canyon’s transition to Division I is complete, its relationship with the Pac-12 remains complicated.


Arizona higher education administrators work to reassure DACA students

PHOENIX — Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA.

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Now Division I, advancing to NCAA Tournament is GCU’s ‘sole focus’

PHOENIX — The momentum built slowly over the past four years as the men’s basketball program at Grand Canyon University awaited Division I eligibility.


Students mark moment of peace and unity at Maryvale High School

PHOENIX – Jaqueline Guerra walked into the middle of the athletic field at Maryvale High School, surrounded by ribbons of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors seeking peace and unity in troubled times. After the cheers died down, she spoke.

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