Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his push for a law to let judges take guns from some people considered "dangerous'' even though it was that provision that killed pretty much his entire school safety plan earlier this year.
Apprenticeship programs have been becoming more and more popular. A report finds women make up a tiny percentage of apprentices, and a gender wage gap persists — as it does in the labor force more broadly.
There’s near universal agreement in Arizona that the state needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But the proposal to increase taxes on the state’s wealthier residents is where the dramatic disagreement starts.
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
The small Phoenix charter school SySTEM was forced to close its doors last week due to low enrollment, and its 32 students needed to find new schools quickly. That’s when the chief operating officer of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, Robert Di Bacco, stepped in.
Traditional public schools often identify special education teaching jobs as some of the hardest to fill and finding people to work with the most challenging students can be harder still. One challenge to recruiting is not all of Arizona’s public universities offer the training to work with students with severe needs.
Since the shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard a lot from some of the students who survived after they created the group March for our Lives. Michele De Groote, co-founder of March For Our Rights, offers a different perspective.
As Arizona students head back to school, the latest AzMERIT test scores have come out — and the results are not good. Overall, the majority of students failed the mandatory state test, which includes math and reading portions. But when you break down the results further, there are also wide demographic splits.