By Elizabeth Blackburn | Monday, Sept. 21, 2015
WASHINGTON - James Malone and his stepmom, Sheri, looked like any other first-time tourists in Washington last week as they went from monument to monument, posing and taking photos.
By James Anderson | Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Despite the threat of lawsuits from the Arizona State Board of Education, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas insisted Thursday that she and the board are maintaining a professional working relationship.
By James Anderson | Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
The Arizona State Board of Education voted Tuesday to sue Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas if she doesn’t comply with longstanding directives on access to data and the board's website.
By Tom Blanton | Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
WASHINGTON - Every year on 9/11, Arizona teacher Gaye Vaterlaus asks her fourth-grade class to define heroism, and every year they cite heroes like Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America - missing the significance of the date.
By James Anderson | Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Poor reading results from third-graders' first round with the state's new AzMERIT test aren't bad news to one education advocate.
By James Anderson | Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The state's failure to pay public schools hundreds of millions in court-ordered funding has chased competent teachers from classrooms, education advocates said at a demonstration Thursday.
By James Anderson | Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
An organization seeking to recall Diane Douglas filed paperwork Tuesday to start gathering signatures, with its chairman saying the state schools superintendent has done nothing to improve education.
By Ryan Howes | Thursday, July 30, 2015
The last eight years have been remarkable for the Phoenix Mercury.
By Michael Nowels | Monday, June 29, 2015
The city of Glendale must still make its scheduled $3.75 million quarterly payment to the Arizona Coyotes, despite the city’s motion earlier this month to have that waived.
By Jessica Boehm | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
WASHINGTON – Barbara Loe Fisher was at the table 29 years ago when the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act was crafted – and she says it’s no longer living up to the “spirit and intent of Congress.”
By Kristen Hwang | Monday, May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON – Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes “stacked to the ceiling” that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native Americans, when one label caught his eye.
By Chris Schubert | Tuesday, April 28, 2015
[caption id="attachment_1556" align="alignright" width="800"] A member of the Kinght Saints jumps in the air as he tries to elude members of the Scruggs Raiders after making an interception. Concussions in tackle football have led to more and more parents signing their kids up for flag football leagues, such as PrimeTime Athletics, which oversees teams such as the Raiders and Saints. (Photo by Jeff Vinton)[/caption]Youth participation in flag football, basketball and soccer is on the rise in Mesa and elsewhere.