KJZZ News

Donor agreements indicate the foundation gave millions of dollars to have a say in whether university professors should be hired or fired. And universities in Arizona have received funding from the foundation.
May. 3, 2018
Wednesday night, educators and school staff wearing red filled the state House and Senate galleries and viewing rooms until the early hours of the morning to see the budget plan pass.
May. 3, 2018
Two senior KJZZ managers have been placed on administrative leave by Rio Salado College.
May. 3, 2018
“I kind of understand the teachers’ point of view, but it’s our kids’ education, they need it,” said parent Adriana Aguilar. “I’m a single mom of five kids. It’s a big help when they’re in school for me.”
May. 3, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Lucy and Alice Lundberg doing a progress check for the Phoenix Girls Chorus before the start of their next season.
May. 3, 2018
Supporters gathered for a sixth day to rally at the state Capitol on Thursday. They said they’ll continue the #RedForEd movement on to the elections this fall.
#RedForEd Strike: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5
Ducey Signs Education Funding Bill After Long Night Of Debate
May. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Inter-Korean Peace Through The Eyes of a North Korean Defector
At the age of 13, Yeonmi Park staged a daring escape from North Korea. But the treacherous journey carried an uncertain promise of freedom; she faced a harrowing experience at the hands of the Chinese before eventually making it to South Korea.
May. 3, 2018
Maricopa County has struck a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks over Chase Field. It allows the team to immediately begin looking for another home and calls for the team to drop its lawsuit arguing the county should pay for $187 million in repairs.
May. 3, 2018
The California Supreme Court earlier this week adopted a broader definition of who is an employee and could make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors. That’s important in a lot of jobs, especially in the so-called “gig economy.”
May. 3, 2018
The Tinder Fire has burned for nearly a week in Coconino County, and so far, lower winds and high humidity have helped keep the progression of the fire down.
May. 3, 2018
Gov. Ducey signed the education funding portion of the budget early this morning, giving teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020. It’s a plan he first introduced weeks ago in an attempt to head off the teacher walkout that’s been going on for the last six days across the state.
May. 3, 2018
On this Thursday morning, the Arizona House finished work on the new state budget while the Senate had voted on the package of bills earlier in the day.
May. 3, 2018
Texas, and six other states, sued the federal government this week, arguing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program is unconstitutional and should be ended.
May. 3, 2018
Voters will decide whether to move non-partisan elections for the mayor and Phoenix City Council from the fall of odd-numbered years to November of even-numbered years to coincide with statewide general elections.
May. 3, 2018
The AIA has pulled the credentials and banned photographers Jeff and Zach Edgington, known as “The Edge Twins,” over allegations of inappropriate conduct.
May. 3, 2018
Band teachers put down their batons and picked up their own instruments, marching to a different drum on the Capitol lawn with the #RedForEd movement.
May. 3, 2018
After the Legislature stayed in session all night, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill early this morning granting teachers an average 19 percent pay increase within three years.
May. 3, 2018
The Maricopa County Stadium District and the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached a potential settlement in a legal battle over the future of Chase Field, and officials want the public to weigh in on the proposal before it goes to a vote on May 9.
May. 2, 2018
Arizona’s teacher strike has drawn thousands of people to the Capitol since last Thursday. Educators in rural Arizona cities, where schools have stayed open out of necessity, want their voices heard too.
May. 2, 2018
A new lawsuit to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program threatens to add to the list of conflicting decisions on the future of the program that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
May. 2, 2018

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