The Arizona Charter Schools Association found that nearly 9 in 10 of the candidates who responded said they rank K-12 education as their first or second priority, more than 80 percent of candidates believe that parents should be able to choose what school is best for their children.
The new school year means more money for teachers in the Tempe Elementary School District, thanks to voters approving Prop 123. The ten-year plan calls for distributing about $3.5 billion dollars, largely from the state’s land trust, to school districts which decide how to spend the money.
Our relationship with the telephone is changing. Quickly. There are now more cellphones than people in the United States. But as we race toward an all-digital, all-wireless future, there’s still one place in Phoenix that celebrates old-school telephonic technology.
New messages and new technology are coming our way to help cut electricity use during peak demand periods. KJZZ Business Correspondent Christina Estes shares some of the ways companies are trying to change our behavior.
Like wine? Neighborhood potlucks? Come Saturday, you should be able to get more of both. That's the day most laws passed during the last legislative session that didn't have a specific date to go into effect.
Earlier this summer, the Arizona Medical Association called for an investigation into the Phoenix med school, after a number of senior managers, including the school’s dean, left. Regent Ram Krishna chairs the Health Affairs Committee and spoke with The Show.
Friday marked the one year anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill that dumped 3 million gallons of toxic sludge into the Animus River in Colorado. While the water has been declared safe enough to again irrigate crops, Scott Smith of the non-profit group Water Defense says the river beds still contain toxicity.
Arizona Sen. John McCain joined KJZZ for an interview in the midst of one of the more bizarre weeks in the history of political campaigns. He talked about Donald Trump, immigration reform, the open Supreme Court seat and his future in the Senate.
Beginning Saturday, cities and towns in Arizona will no longer be able to ban homeowners from listing their property on vacation rental websites like AirBnb. The regulation is one of hundreds of new state laws set to go into effect this weekend.
After 11 years, the City of Phoenix will start accepting applications for its Section 8 housing wait list on Monday. There are concerns among some advocacy groups that people with disabilities, and those with limited English proficiency, could face discrimination.
The United States and Mexico recently unveiled a new test program that has shortened wait times for commercial shipping trucks at ports of entry along the Arizona-Mexico border. The program is already reducing wait times from hours to minutes.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.