SAT scores came out Thursday, and the results were pretty bleak. The College Board, which sponsors the SAT, said that about 60 percent of college-bound high school kids who have taken the test this year are not ready for the next level of studies.
Arizona’s recovery has moved from mediocre to okay. That is the word from economists Friday who spoke about the world, national and state economies at the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast.
China has often been accused of stealing information and technology from other countries, but now some Chinese entrepreneurs are blatantly “borrowing” from the United States. An Arizona firm is helping them learn more about the American auction industry.
The Arizona Board of Regents is asking for a nearly 15 percent hike
in next year’s budget for the state’s three universities and the Board
of Regents itself. The regents said the nearly $100 million increase
does not make up for the massive cuts made by the legislature during the
recession, but that budget may not make it through intact.