By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – A new report by Arizona State University reveals concerns over how a key water management tool could work for ensuring there’s water for future development.
By Kathy Ritchie | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
PHOENIX – Banner University Medical Center is among 100 or so hospitals in the country to have a certified geriatric emergency department. But as baby boomers age, the need for specialists in older care is urgent.
By Madeline Ackley | Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019
PHOENIX – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will again process deferred action requests for humanitarian reasons, reversing the agency’s decision to kill the program.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Sept. 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona schools started this academic year with 21% of all teaching positions vacant, and nearly half of the teachers who were on the payroll did not meet the state's certification standards, according to a new report. And that was an improvement from last year.
By Lindsay Walker | Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
WASHINGTON - Education and government officials called a $20 million grant for suicide prevention programs in Arizona schools an important first step to deal with a growing problem, even as they said much more needs to be done.
By Luke Runyon, KUNC and Melissa Robbins | Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
PHOENIX – Dropping groundwater levels have prompted many states, including Arizona, to dig deeper wells.
By Mariana Dale, Steve Goldstein | Tuesday, June 25, 2019
PHOENIX – No further changes will be made to Arizona’s sex education classes, the Board of Education decided Monday.
By Miranda Faulkner | Friday, May 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - New Census Bureau figures show that per-pupil spending in Arizona's public schools was fourth-lowest in the nation in 2017, still mired at the back of the pack even though spending rose faster that year in the state than it did in the rest of the country.
By Austin Westfall | Wednesday, May 1, 2019
SOUTHERN ARIZONA – Aguilas del Desierto is a nonprofit group that scours the desert for the remains of migrants lost in Arizona and California.
By Bret Jaspers | Monday, April 8, 2019
PHOENIX – A group of scientists, climate experts, and government officials from around the country want to make what we know about climate change more integrated with run-of-the-mill choices about infrastructure and zoning. It would be a sort of climate service, akin to the National Weather Service.
By Austen Bundy | Monday, Feb. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – Former Astronaut Mark Kelly launched his campaign for U.S. Senate Sunday afternoon in downtown Phoenix, attracting several hundred supporters to hear his plan for Arizona.
Superintendent of Public Instruction: Kathy Hoffman would address teacher shortage, bilingual programs
By Tim Royan | Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
Democratic candidate for superintendent of public instruction Kathy Hoffman said her hands-on experience in the classroom makes her the best prepared for the job. “The real experts of education are educators,” she said.