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kids in school uniforms
A state lawmaker is trying to provide taxpayer dollars to help parents pay for private and parochial schools.
Jan. 25, 2017
The city constructed a new water treatment plant that will allow Apache Junction to manage its own CAP allotment.
Jan. 25, 2017
It’s early in Arizona’s legislative session, but local businesses that provide care to those with developmental disabilities are already making their voices heard. On Tuesday, representatives of the industry, their clients and advocates called on lawmakers to push for more funding in the state budget.
Jan. 25, 2017
Arizona is doing a poor job helping those with disabilities find work shows a recent audit of the program, which is run by the state’s Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 25, 2017
Downtown Gilbert
A charter school plans to expand in Gilbert near the Santan Freeway and Higley Road. Higley Unified School District once had its eye on the same land, but backed off because the town’s general plan envisioned the property as a business park.
Jan. 25, 2017
city of goodyear logo
In the southwest Valley, cities are looking ahead to keep development on its upward trend. The Goodyear City Council just approved an agreement with Salt River Project to bring surface water into the city for the first time.
Jan. 24, 2017
The heads of Arizona State University and the Maricopa County Community College District spoke to business members Tuesday about where economic policy and higher-education cross.
Jan. 24, 2017
Mein Kampf
Adolf Hitler’s book "Mein Kampf" is allowed to be published in Germany again, and the publisher says it’s surprised by how many copies it’s sold.
Jan. 24, 2017
books phoenix library
The world of young-adult literature has come a long way since 1967, when "The Outsiders" was published.
Jan. 24, 2017
Julia Garia
High-school students often don’t know who to turn for help when they feel stuck in difficult situations. Parents don’t seem to “get it,” and school relationships can be fraught. The Rewrite Project in Phoenix is building a movement to try to change that. Julia Garia is an author and founder of the startup.
Jan. 24, 2017
movie theater
The nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning, and The Show’s Lauren Gilger joins us now with some of the highlights from Hollywood.
Jan. 24, 2017
doctor looking at xray
If this election made anything clear, it may be that there’s a very large divide between rural America and urban America. But that divide goes beyond the ballot box. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a striking gap in health between rural and urban Americans.
Jan. 24, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
David Cavazos has agreed to leave his job as city manager in Santa Ana, Calif. To put Cavazos’ departure from Santa Ana in perspective, we spoke with Dustin Gardiner. He covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Jan. 24, 2017
Rafting down the Colorado River
Ian Anderson and a team of seven others decided their Colorado River rafting effort was going to be about something greater — breaking a record.
Jan. 24, 2017
As Democrats nationally continue working to find out what went wrong on Election Day, party members are hearing from the seven candidates to be the next Democratic National Committee chair.
Jan. 24, 2017
Diane Douglas
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gave her State of Education speech on Monday to the House Education Committee.
Jan. 24, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
The two most recent Arizona Educational Foundation Teachers of the Year delivered a letter Monday to Gov. Doug Ducey’s office on behalf of the AZ Schools Now coalition.
Jan. 24, 2017
An analysis by the D.C.-based Migration Policy Institute finds a majority of English-language-learner students in the U.S. are born in the U.S.
Jan. 24, 2017
Native Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as whites. And, diabetes is to blame for around two out of every three Native Americans with kidney failure.
Jan. 24, 2017
Electric Bike
Tempe City Council will vote Thursday whether to adopt ordinances that would set a speed limit of 28 mph on roads, 20 mph on shared use paths, require helmets for riders under 18 and prevent kids from riding e-bikes.
Jan. 24, 2017

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