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.
By Kathryn Peifer | Monday, May 9, 2016
PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.
By Danika Worthington | Friday, March 18, 2016
WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders were noncommittal Friday about a proposal that would divert Bureau of Indian Education funds into education savings accounts that individual Native American children could use to attend schools of their choosing.
By Elena Mendoza | Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
Arizona McDonald’s are working with school children to turn used coffee grounds into compost for community gardens.
By Justin Emerson | Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
The narrative all season around the Arizona Cardinals is that this year’s team just feels different. Team President Michael Bidwill said it. General Manager Steve Keim repeated it.
By Becca Winn | Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015
According to USA Hockey's 2014-15 annual report, Arizona is the fastest growing state for youth hockey. Cronkite News reporter Rebecca Winn found out what factors may be contributing to the sudden growth of the sport in the Valley.
By Rebecca Winn | Friday, Dec. 4, 2015
After legal battles between the city of Glendale and the Arizona Coyotes this past summer, the Coyotes may have the opportunity to relocate for the 2017-2018 season. East Valley fans are hoping the team moves closer to them. Former Glendale councilman Gary Sherwood, one of the few supporters of the team on the council before he was removed from office in a recall election in November, believes some things would need to change for the city to keep the team long term.
By Angie Schuster | Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
The release of individual school, district and county AzMERIT scores on Nov. 30 confirmed that Arizona’s students do not meet state and national educational standards.
By Rebecca Winn | Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
Sun Devil hockey sold over 6,000 tickets for its first game as a Division I hockey program at Gila River Arena in October. Since then, ASU has played the remainder of its home contests at Oceanside Ice Arena, the hockey team’s long-time Temp home that has a drastically lower seating capacity than Gila River. The team has sold out all of its home series at Oceanside, with fans getting turned away at the door.
By Rebecca Winn | Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015
Sun Devil hockey, in its first year as a Division I team, has garnered a following here in the desert, filling the small venue it calls home.
By James Anderson | Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015
Only 34 percent of Arizona students passed their English test in the state’s newest standardized assessment, according to results released Monday by the Arizona Department of Education.