Arizona’s charter schools want the same amount of state aid as the state’s other public schools. Under state law, charters are public schools, but they can be operated by private, for-profit organizations and are exempt from many of the rules governing traditional schools.
County health officials say it could take up to a week to find out if an airline passenger has tuberculosis. The man was on a flight from Austin to Phoenix on Saturday when Texas health authorities notified federal officials that a passenger on the flight might have TB.
While the U.S. marked Thanksgiving, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spent the day in a border town so small no Mexican president had ever gone there. Peña Nieto unveiled an economic and infrastructure stimulus for the border region.
The Homeland Security Department has made small but crucial changes to the security of its employee verification program called E-Verify. The new security change will help combat identity fraud. It is also the first step toward a national verification system.
PHOENIX – Every week at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport, some 120 jets take off bound for Mexico, but that wasn't quite enough, so the city courted the Mexican airline Volaris to offer new flights, including a nonstop one to Mexico City that begins in December.