One in five young people in Arizona has not completed high school. In 2012, more than 18,000 students failed to finish high school. That will cost Arizona $7.6 billion over their lifetimes, according to a report by the Arizona Mayor’s Education Roundtable.
For more than a week, a swarm of small earthquakes have rattled an area in the far northwestern part of the state. There was another event early Friday morning and this quake was stronger than all of the others.
It’s been two years since news broke on allegations of secret waiting lists and extreme delays in care at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. News that launched outrage across the country. In that time, we’ve seen new legislation and some staffing changes agency wide. But have conditions actually changed for the better?