The judge in the public-school funding case ordered the parties start settlement talks. Last year, the court ordered the legislature pay the public schools the hundreds of millions of dollars they were shorted during the recession of 2008.
On Monday, Governor Doug Ducey gave his first State of the State address and K-12 education was on the laundry list of items he talked about, including calling on the legislature to settle a lawsuit related to under funding the state’s schools.
Tim McGuire is an accomplished newspaper writer and editor and a professor at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite journalism school. He was also born with a physical disability and he and his wife raised a son with Down syndrome.
The National Park Service is reviewing a proposal to raise entrance fees at three popular Flagstaff-area monuments. Fees at Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut Canyon could go up early next year.