By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona has long been at the forefront of the school choice movement, but State Treasurer Kimberly Yee told a Washington audience more can be be, as she joined others to support the Trump administration's proposed $5 billion Education Freedom Scholarship program.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Wednesday, July 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona’s rainy season has yet to begin due to a delayed start to crucial weather systems. Though monsoon season holds 30 percent of the Valley’s rainfall, Phoenix has seen none since the start of June.
By Alexis Egeland | Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, had to call Capitol Police after protesters disrupted a forum he joined with right-wing groups - groups the protesters called racists and extremists - complaining about their social media access being restricted over comments on immigration and Islamic law.
By Jordan Dafnis | Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.
By Andrea Estrada | Monday, March 5, 2018
Phoenicians came together to celebrate the year of the dog at annual Chinese Cultural Festival.
By Owen Baldner | Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
There are no standards for mental health education in Arizona schools. Each individual school district decides whether or how it will teach mental health.
By Anna Furrey | Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017
PHOENIX — As wedding prices rise in the Valley, Arizona couples and small businesses juggle costs, trends and constantly evolving technology.
By Elissa Nuñez and Amy Molloy | Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – When Ceon Dubose Palmore got thirsty at school, an administrator had to escort the 15-year-old past trash-bag-covered fountains to a faucet two floors down.
By Sarah Jarvis | Friday, May 12, 2017
PHOENIX - It might take a second to for the computer to load, but then it’s there: a map of Southern Arizona nearly completely covered with red markers, so dense in some areas that it’s black.
By Lily Altavena | Monday, May 1, 2017
Hopi Jr./Sr. High School, one of the few high schools serving students on the Hopi Reservation in Northern Arizona, has hired investigators to examine its special education program, according to Bertha Parker, a public relations consultant representing the school.
By Lily Altavena | Friday, April 28, 2017
SEDONA - Mayor Sandy Moriarty is used to getting these messages: frustrated emails from residents blaming Sedona’s traffic problems on tourists, asking the city to stop marketing to them. Occasionally, she’ll pick up an angry call with similar exasperated “rants.”
Friday, April 28, 2017
Arizona is one of the fastest growing states, ranking eighth in the country in terms of percentage population growth and fifth in numeric growth between 2015 and 2016, according to census data. But with the rapid expansion comes growing pains, including traffic congestion and "brain drain."