By Abbagail Leon | Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
PHOENIX – Maricopa County family resource centers take a holistic approach to child development in a state where education markers like reading ability rank consistently low compared to other states.
By Kelly Doyle | Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – The WMPO brought together various celebrities and professionals to participate in the 2019 Annexus Pro-Am
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 Paola Garcia | Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
DEER VALLEY – Eighth-grade students at Gavilan Peak School in the northwest Valley have been immersed in Mandarin Chinese class since they were in kindergarten, even taking math and science classes in the complex language.
By Moriah Hernandez | Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
PHOENIX – Several Arizona funeral home directors say a new online system to process death certificates has led to delays in cremations and burials.
By Andrea Jaramillo Valencia | Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Flake announced on Twitter his support for a tax reform bill if it included a “growth-oriented” solution for DREAMers, as well as the elimination of the “$85 million expensing budget gimmick.”
By Jasmine Spearing-Bowen | Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
BUCKEYE - They were teenagers from Venezuela, drawn to Arizona’s Elite 1 Academy with hopes of playing college basketball or making it to the NBA.
From disconnection to opportunity: Zip Code Project aims to reconnect the ‘disconnected youth’ of Arizona
By Lysandra Marquez | Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
MARYVALE — Teen pregnancy, difficult living situations, immigration status and mental or physical disabilities are some of the reasons young people in the United States become ‘disconnected.'
By Allison Bailey | Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
PHOENIX — This isn't the first time Hollywood has been scrutinized for its lack of diversity and inclusiveness on screen. A recent study shows nearly all fictional characters with disabilities are portrayed by able-bodied actors. Movies like “Wonderstruck,” where hearing actress Julianne Moore plays a deaf character, show how the deaf community is underrepresented in mainstream media. However, it is not due to a lack of available deaf actors.
By Courtney Mally | Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
PHOENIX — Kayla White was 12 years old that winter morning when her life was changed forever. On Jan. 2, 2009, White’s mother was killed by her father, becoming a victim of domestic violence.
By Angelica Cabral | Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
PHOENIX — The future of the Chinese Cultural Center is still uncertain as the community awaits a judge’s decision in an upcoming hearing.
By Monica Sampson | Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
PHOENIX – Students exhale loudly as they do their breathing exercises in the theater, preparing for a play one year in the making.