By Staff | Friday, May 20, 2016
Educators across Arizona are confronting familiar challenges in funding and teacher retention. The Cronkite News education team reports on creative ways to address those challenges, including how to support veterans, improve literacy and use new technology to create multi-sensory experiences.
By Socorro Carrillo | Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Updated at 12:05 p.m. May 18, 2016. After months of frustration, hope, and Twitter mentions, voters’ decision on Proposition 123, a measure that could give schools $3.5 billion over the next decade, is still too close to call on Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Voters in Arizona decide on two propositions today. Proposition 123 would approve funds from the State Land Trust for public schools over the next decade. Proposition 124 would reform the pension fund for firefighters and police officers. Following long lines at the Presidential Preference Election in March, Cronkite News is out at polling places today with the latest election coverage.
Friday, May 13, 2016
The Cronkite News team reports on immigration and borderlands issues from across Arizona, including how biometric data is helping to track people coming in and out of the country, how a soccer club is bringing refugees together and how Latino issues are affecting this year's election.
By Matthew Tonis | Friday, May 13, 2016
PHOENIX – A special election in which Arizona voters will decide whether to approve $3.5 billion to fund education over the next 10 years has drawn scrutiny over the plan to take money out of the state land trust.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Watch the Cronkite News Investigative Team reporting on overdoses of prescription drugs, sex trafficking in Arizona, how the state handles refugees, a threat to the livestock industry and a controversial herbal supplement.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Cronkite News reports on issues relating to sustainability and the environment. Watch how elementary students are using McDonald's coffee grounds to support a community garden, how organizers of the Waste Management Phoenix Open save water and how to succeed in competitive tree climbing.
By Erin Vogel-Fox | Wednesday, May 11, 2016
It was just a few short days before Halloween in October 2012. Petty Officer Second Class Scott Bourque was stationed in Japan and had just received his mail-in absentee ballot for the presidential election. He knew it would be nearly impossible to fill out his ballot and mail it back in time for it to be counted by Arizona Election Officials on Nov. 6.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Cronkite News journalists report on the technology, companies and initiatives that are driving the future of Arizona. (Arizona PBS air date: May 10, 2016)
By Celeste Ruiz | Tuesday, May 10, 2016
SZEGED, Hungary - It runs nearly 109 miles and stands 13 feet tall. Its sharp edges touch three countries.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Watch our top stories on education in Arizona, the problems schools face and how teachers are rising to the challenge. Stories include school choice, cursive in the curriculum and First Lady Michelle Obama's praise of Flagstaff High School. (Arizona PBS air date: May 9, 2016)
By Emily L. Mahoney | Monday, May 9, 2016
NORTHEASTERN HUNGARY — Maybe it’s because of the deep crow’s feet etched into his russet skin, but Milán “Igor” Hudák’s eyes look a little defiant as he scans the small Hungarian villages through a car window one early evening in March.