PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20 would set aside twice as much as last year for a rainy day, continue a salary hike for teachers and prepare the state for water shortages in the future.
PHOENIX – With no junior college football left in state, a group of football players at schools in the Maricopa County Community College District are alleging in a suit that the move unlawfully eliminates opportunities for minority students.
WASHINGTON - Arizona's schoolkids are doing better than their peers nationally when it comes to physical activity, according to a national report card.But that's nothing to brag about: The report card said kids nationwide are not even close to being active enough.
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.
PHOENIX – Proposition 305, which would have vastly expanded a program that allows parents and guardians to use tax dollars to pay for private school tuition, was rejected by voters, the Associated Press reported.
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.
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.