A high-school transcript is likely one of the first things a college admissions officers sees on an application. But a group of more than 100 private schools is proposing a new transcript would include no grades, no courses, no standardized content across schools; instead, they hope the new transcript will reflect mastery of subjects and growth of student character over time.
The LGBTQ civil-rights organization The Human Rights Campaign announced today that it is launching what it calls the “largest grassroots expansion in its history.” The group is launching a $26 million political organizing campaign to prepare for the 2018 midterm elections. The Associated Press reports those resources will be focused on six key states, including Arizona.
The intense, emotional protests related to the Senate’s proposed health-care reform continued on Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. One of the most involved was outside the office of Sen. Jeff Flake. Megan Janetsky of the Walter Cronkite School’s Washington, D.C., bureau covered the Flake protests.
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is looking for a new contractor to design a type of natural-gas generator to support renewable energy. TEP has a goal to deliver at least 30 percent of its power from renewable resources by 2030.
U.S. history didn’t begin with the age of color in our films and on our television shows, though sometimes it may seem that way. A new series on the Smithsonian Channel called "America in Color" re-imagines decades of U.S. history, from the 1920s through the '60s, with colorized footage.
When wildfire season hits, the headlines seem to be all about evacuations and firefighters’ containment efforts and how many homes have been destroyed. But after the fire, there are more long-term effects on our environment that we don’t always talk about.
The future of the Senate’s health-care reform plan is deeply in doubt. That’s due, at least in part, to a broad variety of GOP senators finding something to dislike. We talked more about that with Jon Ralston, editor of The Nevada Independent and a longtime political analyst in that state.
This week, Republicans in Congress will try to rally votes behind a bill that proposes major changes to the way Americans get health care and how much they pay. In Arizona, many thousands could be affected. Use this Q&A to explore how the bill would affect you.
The capital of Mexico has been built in layers for centuries, and underneath its modern skyscrapers and historical buildings rest plenty of ruins. The past few days have been significant for those who work to unearth the buried history.
Arizona is finding itself in the middle of a race for an increase in shipping revenue from Mexico. The neighboring state of Sonora is preparing for a massive round of new trade with China. At the same time, Texas is competing for Arizona's most popular trade routes into northern Mexico.
Two Arizona-based entrepreneurs are launching a new venture capital firm that focuses on technology startups. They believe Phoenix and Arizona are not keeping up with other states and regions across the country with investing in intellectual capital.