Education

In Focus, episode 1: Service dog helps navigate life with autism

In the first episode of In Focus, producer Ben Flores talks with 25-year-old Lynsie Andreasky about living with autism. Lynsie was diagnosed with high-functioning autism when she was 16. Since then, she has faced many challenges, including depression and overwhelming anxiety. Lynsie shares her story of overcoming challenges thanks to a service dog named Kaycee..

Education board revokes, suspends licenses of AZ teachers

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Education has revoked the licenses of two Arizona teachers accused of communicating inappropriately with students online or on social media and suspended the licenses of two teachers accused of drinking on the job.

State officials welcome feds’ reversal of transgender students rule

WASHINGTON – Arizona officials Thursday welcomed the federal government’s reversal of an Obama administration rule that required equal access to school facilities for transgender students, arguing that communities are better able to handle the issue locally.