Education

Businesslike Herm Edwards prepares for debut as Arizona State football coach

A businesslike Herm Edwards said Monday he was confident for his debut as Arizona State football coach. The Sun Devils open the season Saturday against Texas San Antonio.


Critics call reported school gun plan ‘absurd,’ misuse of federal funds

WASHINGTON - A reported plan to let local schools use federal funds to buy guns and gun training sparked an immediate backlash from Arizona advocates and educators, who called the idea "absurd - and dangerous."


As elections near, interest in schools fades for some campaigns

WASHINGTON - When Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in April to demand more funding for schools, it forced the issue of education into the headlines. Three months later, those headlines appear to be a distant memory to some campaigns.


The Grind: How two Sun Devils in minors are making a push for big league call-ups

An inside look at how ASU products Andrew Aplin and Darin Gillies are pushing for their first Major League Baseball call-up after more than 800 combined games in the minors.