There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
What are some possible uses for tape? Did constructing a playground come to mind? Eric Lennartson and a team of volunteers spent hours at the Arizona Science Center passing rolls of tape around and around to create tunnels big enough for people to climb through.
Scottsdale’s Navajo Elementary School will be repaired after a fire closed it shortly after the beginning of the school year. The district’s governing board approved the repair and separate rebuild of Cherokee Elementary School after a five-plus hour meeting.
Mesa Community College President Richard Haney presented the board with facts about the Red Mountain campus. If the campus were sold, the money may not all go back to the district because taxpayers passed a bond to help build the school.
Murphy Elementary School District's receiver, appointed by the state in June, has essentially cleaned house by reducing staff, stipends, vendor contracts and cell phones in an effort to balance the district’s books.
The 2017 National School Climate Survey has been released by GLSEN, formerly the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. The survey records the school experiences of LGBTQ youths. And for the first time in a decade, the victimization of LGBTQ youths is not decreasing at rates previously seen.
Several Republican leaders in our state, Gov. Doug Ducey, state Sen. Kate Brophy McGee and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich have all spoken out about the need for charter school reform in recent months.
When you think about hackers, you might think of Russian hacking into the 2016 election or Facebook’s latest revelations about millions of its users’ information being hacked. But last weekend at ASU, a different kind of hacker group gathered together as part of the Hacks for Humanity.
Parents of public school students are getting a letter from U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The “Dear Parent” letter aims to explain the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA and what parents need to know about it.
Once a quiet college town in the mountains, Flagstaff has become a bustling city that has no place to grow. The Arizona Board of Regents set a goal for NAU to increase enrollment to almost 34,900 students by 2025. The school's currently on track to meet that goal. But many Flagstaff locals are feeling the growing pains. Flagstaff Program Keeps Homeless Housed →