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Craigslist fraud plagues Phoenix residents

Craigslist fraud continues to plague online buyers and law enforcement in the Phoenix area, according to local authorities.


In need of classroom supplies, teachers turn to online crowd-funding

The dictionaries in the language arts classrooms at Sunnyslope Elementary School carry the wear-and-tear of some 10 years, but replacements are coming soon, thanks to a new ally: GoFundMe.

The reference books in Sunnyslope Elementary’s language arts classrooms are showing their age. (Photo by James Anderson/Cronkite News)

Latina entrepreneurs spur economic growth in Arizona

The number of businesses owned by Hispanic women has tripled in the past eight years, according to the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Cardinals’ Stanton, former Tempe High School teacher share breast cancer stories

Tempe High School hosted its ninth-annual "Pink-Out" Game on Oct. 2. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton, as well as breast cancer survivors and students, came out to support the cause and share their personal connections to breast cancer. (Video by James Ulrich/Cronkite News)


Douglas recall campaign faces critics, sheer numbers

GLENDALE – Lisa Marsh and Diane Gordon spent this morning sitting outside a recreational center here and asking registered voters to help recall Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.

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Mexican Consulate offers free flu shots to those in need

The Mexican Consulate in Phoenix offers free flu shots and a growing number of health services to immigrants and others in need.

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Chandler family fulfills a loved one’s last wish with Washington trip

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.


Douglas: It’s Board of Education’s prerogative to sue

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.

Diane Douglas answers questions in Glendale, Ariz.

Board of Education authorizes suits against Douglas

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.

Douglas board meeting (Photo by /Cronkite News)

Advocate: Poor AzMERIT reading results reflect higher bar

Poor reading results from third-graders' first round with the state's new AzMERIT test aren't bad news to one education advocate.

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Advocates to Ducey: Pay court-ordered education funding now

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.

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Douglas recall petition launches; needs 366,000 signatures

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.