Education

The tools needed for building the future aren’t listed in a catalog. Sometimes the arts and sciences must walk hand-in-lab-glove to invent them.
September 14, 2017
President Donald Trump is facing increasing pressure from many groups as he weighs eliminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program.
September 04, 2017
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Arizona's state board responsible for helping school districts keep their facilities up to par said it will heed auditors' recommendations for improvements.
September 18, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general that accused the state university system of charging excessive tuition isn't necessary and that universities are properly funded.
September 15, 2017
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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the Board of Regents over the cost of tuition at the state’s three public universities.
September 11, 2017
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Phoenix City Council recently approved a $2.5 million contract with a construction company to help restore the library's first four floors, expected to take eight months.
September 08, 2017
azmerit database
The Arizona Department of Education released official AzMERIT test scores for the 2016-17 school year in September 2017. Search an individual school and/or select a school district to see the percentage of students who passed each section.
September 07, 2017
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Arizona public school students showed slight improvement on the state standardized test last year. That’s according to the latest data released from the Arizona Department of Education.
September 07, 2017
Phoenix Police Chief
A contract to place dozens of Phoenix police officers into schools gained more attention in light of President Trump’s decision to end a program that provided legal protection to some undocumented young people.
September 07, 2017
It appears Arizona voters will get to weigh in on the voucher expansion debate, but new legal challenges and a legislative end-run could still interfere.
September 06, 2017
Pinal County sheriff’s officials said they've arrested an Apache Junction elementary school principal after an investigation into online ads soliciting teen girls to go skinny dipping.
September 06, 2017
Officials in Arizona’s public colleges and universities are weighing in on the Trump administration’s decision to gradually rescind the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
September 05, 2017