State schools chief Diane Douglas is backing legislation that would allow school districts to choose whatever tests they want for their students - including keeping the Common Core standards she wants to kill.
For decades, federal and state laws have allowed only the wealthiest, most financially sophisticated investors to buy stock in a private company. Arizona lawmakers now want to extend that privilege to the general public.
A report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education shows the high school graduation gap is closing for minority students. The overall graduation rate also increased, but the study is not favorable for Arizona.