Arizona will soon adopt a new system to determine how well their public schools are performing. State officials have been considering several A-F models over the last few months. The state board of education is expected to make their final decision on which one to use Monday morning.
New numbers are out from the Arizona Farm Bureau, but they have nothing to do with new production. It’s part of a research project in partnership with the University of Arizona to monitor and debunk misinformation.
Senate Bill 1406 was supposed to be a compromise between the disability and business communities. But language was added that drastically changed the bill, upsetting many within the disability community. And last week it was signed into law.
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copperstate Consulting, and former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes. We also got a legislative update from Alia Rau of The Arizona Republic.
With teams of four competing against each other, the competition in wheelchair rugby is fierce. And many of the nation’s best squads are in the Valley this weekend for the United States Quad Rugby Association National Tournament. It’s being held at Ability360 in Phoenix.
Business owners and residents in South Phoenix are vowing to hold city leaders accountable over the light rail’s impact on their community. The city council approved a plan this week to help businesses in the path of the five-mile extension along Central Avenue.