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 Nicholas Gerbis | Tuesday, March 5, 2019
PHOENIX – Researchers in Ohio blame a toxic mixture of a pesticide and fungicide for the destruction of thousands of the honeybee colonies shipped to California to pollinate almond trees in 2014.
By Imani Stephens | Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
WASHINGTON - Sparked by movements like Arizona's "Red for Ed," a record 1,800 teachers were on ballots across the U.S. this fall and an estimated 1,100 won, not a perfect score but what educators believe is the start of a movement toward more activism and more attention to their issues.
By Daniel Perle | Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
WASHINGTON - Eight weeks after it ordered a school-funding tax initiative pulled from this fall's ballot, the Arizona Supreme Court explained its 5-2 ruling Friday in a 23-page opinion that critics said shows the state's political system is "rigged" against education.
By Atlan Hassard and Alexandra Watts | Friday, June 29, 2018
In the final episode of season 3 of In Focus, hosts Alexandra Watts and Atlan Hassard bring you stories about new technologies that incorporate sustainability.
By Melina Zuñiga | Wednesday, May 9, 2018
A model in a pink bodysuit and a red, high-waisted couture skirt featured smart technology designed to ease a woman’s menstrual cramps. Such smart technology was featured in the Wearables in Smart Fabrics Fashion Show in Phoenix.
By Alexandra Watts and Atlan Hassard | Friday, May 4, 2018
In the first episode of season 3 of In Focus, hosts Alexandra Watts and Atlan Hassard bring you stories about sustainable creative solutions to common problems in Arizona.
By Faith Miller | Friday, April 27, 2018
Businesses and research groups know a lot more about you than you might think. Access to personal data can improve health care, but it also poses privacy risks.
By Chris McCrory | Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Arizona educators will walk out Thursday in a historic strike. The move will impact hundreds of thousands of students throughout the state.
By Chris McCrory | Friday, April 20, 2018
As Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed bills and called for legislators to give him a state budget including a 20 percent teacher salary hike, school districts around the state began informing parents that schools would likely be closed as educators prepare to walk out April 26.
By Ryan Clarke | Thursday, April 19, 2018
Rio Rico High School has nine state championships in cross country and track and field since 2000 and 86 individual gold medals in state competition.
By Chris McCrory | Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Educators across the state are deciding if they will walk out of schools to protest low wages and a lack of funding for support staff, unswayed by Gov. Doug Ducey’s promise of a 20 percent salary increase.