“We really are a partner with our community in raising students,” Liewer said. “Our primary focus is always going to be to insure they have a good education, but overall we want them to be healthy and happy adults when they leave our schools.”
The Mexican president delivered his first State of the Union speech on Sunday not at the Congress, but in a ceremony among state secretaries, businessmen and governors from his party. Migration and the U.S. were among the key topics.
The Phoenix area has the highest number of cases anywhere in the country right now with 136 confirmed cases, said Dr. Rebecca Sunenshine, medical director of disease control at the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
Strong men. Caring women. Could those descriptors be switched around — caring men, strong women? Of course they could, but a study from the Pew Research Center shows that the words we associate with men and women may not be as fluid as we think.
Imagine you’re hiking in the Grand Canyon and you stumble upon a slab of fallen rock. On it are some odd indentations like overly-baked footprints. That’s exactly what happened to a group of hikers on the Bright Angel Trail.
Most people don’t have jobs where they’re able to challenge the status quo or do things that don’t fit neatly into a corporate package. Often the emotional response can range from throwing up your hands and looking for another place to work or even, finally, follow your dream.
Bertie Gregory has always enjoyed taking photos of wildlife. He was selected as one of the United Kingdom’s top wildlife photographers under 20, and has been named a National Geographic Young Explorer.
A monsoon storm brings us an entire soundscape in a flash, from the wind to the rain, to the clap of lightning and rumble of thunder, to the hum of cicadas when the rains end. But monsoon storms can cross paths with a different kind of sound.
The Northern Arizona Cultural Heritage Preservation Initiative includes organizations such as Cline Library at Northern Arizona University, the Museum of Northern Arizona, the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, Lowell Observatory and Flagstaff Public Library.
A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that, nationally, the number of people killed in red-light crashes is on the rise. Per capita, Arizona had the highest rate of red-light-running fatalities, according to AAA Arizona.
The U.S. Consul in Hermosillo is encouraging young entrepreneurs in Sonora, Mexico, to apply for a leadership program sponsored by the U.S. State Department. Entrepreneurs ages 25-35 from Latin America, the Caribbean and now Canada can apply for the U.S. State Department’s Young Leaders in America Initiative.
Conventional wisdom is technology can make us more efficient. Dishwashers save us time in front of the sink and algorithms can help us quickly find a compatible mate and help employers weed out unqualified applicants. But Edward Tenner isn't so sure that the latest and greatest tech is making us more efficient.
City zoning rules determine what new buildings can look like, and boundaries between residential and commercial areas. But as Phoenix's rent and home prices continue to climb, more housing advocates are focusing on the way zoning impacts affordability.