TUCSON — The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.
WASHINGTON - Over the course of three days this week, Arizona teens Kennedy Prock and Lora Delahunt helped draft a platform for their party and debate bills they had written themselves for the Girls Nation Senate that was meeting here.
WASHINGTON - Arizona tied Alaska for the lowest college completion rate in the country in 2013, with just 29 percent of students able to earn a four-year degree in six years or less, a new report says.
WASHINGTON - Arizona had the nation's biggest drop in kids getting free summer meals between 2013 and 2014, a time when most states saw increases in the number of children reached, a recent report says.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a new hearing to determine whether a law banning the Tucson school district's Mexican American Studies program was motivated by an intent to discriminate against minority students.
WASHINGTON - Schools across the country have made "remarkable progress" toward closing achievement gaps between different groups of students, but "troubling achievement gaps" remain for the lowest-performing schools, administration officials said Monday.