The Arizona Department of Education has released school performance letter grade information to the public for the 2016-17 school year. They were initially released to public school officials in late September.
As more options have emerged — including expansion of fields offered by community colleges or a greater commitment to trade schools — it seems that fewer Americans have faith in the importance of getting a degree.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reports that about a quarter of those eligible to renew their DACA status by Thursday's deadline didn't. Angela Banks, a professor of law at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, joins us on The Show to talk about it.
The website Backpage.com settled a sex trafficking lawsuit brought by three girls. They had alleged the “escort” section of the site made it possible for them to be sold for sex. We learned more about the settlement from Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Associate Professor in the ASU School of Social Work and director of the Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research.
CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud has been reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This week, he returned to the mainland U.S., and he sits down with The Takeaway to reflect on his experiences from the ground.
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law in May to exempt the sale of U.S. gold coins in the state from capital gains taxes. Tax free status would arguably spur investment, but that does not seem to be happening on the large scale.
Service-related industries grew in September at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the latest analysis from Tempe-based Institute for Supply Management. The analysis said the sector is growing because of the country’s two recent hurricanes, not despite them.