NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - None of the eight Arizona students at the Scripps National Spelling Bee made the list of 41 finalists who will vie for the national title, but they tried to "relish the experience" of being among the 519 spellers to make nationals from millions who competed nationwide.
WASHINGTON - State educators said they were not surprised to see a Texas school district erecting billboards around Phoenix in hopes of luring underpaid Arizona teachers away - and said they wouldn't be surprised if the effort is successful.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he believes that evolution should remain a part of Arizona’s science education curriculum, referring to state schools’ superintendent Diane Douglas attempts to remove or water down references to evolution.
WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers and advocates demanded that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos disavow her statement that schools can decide whether to turn over undocumented students to immigration officials. And if she does not, they said, she should resign.
WASHINGTON - A Tucson middle-school student was one of the final competitors - and one of only a handful of girls - to make it to the last rounds of the 30th annual National Geographic Bee competition in Washington this week.
WASHINGTON - Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson called on Congress to help Native Americans, that have been gains in tribal education, but American Indians still trail in test scores and graduation rates, a delay experts blame on a continuing lack of resources and funding.