The state Education Department estimates that there are at least 9,000 homeless high-school students in the Valley. Homeless Youth Connection is an organization that has helped more than 900 of these students in the past six years.
The city of Chandler has put together proposed revisions to its sign code. The city is amending its sign ordinance because the Supreme Court ruled against the town of Gilbert that it’s unconstitutional for cities to regulate signs based on what the sign says.
Education Secretary John B. King Jr. released a letter Tuesday asking governors and school leaders across the country to end corporal punishment. The practice is legal in more than a dozen states including Arizona.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico regulators have received a formal proposal from the U.S. Department of Energy to close part of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository due to safety and contamination concerns.
Christmas traditionally seems to be the holiday when families are more likely to go to the movies and catch a new film, or search Netflix, or just load up the DVD player with an old favorite. But what about Thanksgiving?
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, in meetings with top Mexican government officials this week, is emphasizing what he calls the mutually beneficial commercial ties between the U.S. and Mexico and the benefits of a likely renegotiation of a trade agreement for the two countries.