KJZZ News

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.
March 17, 2015
Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader has officially submitted a request to the game’s new commissioner to be reinstated.
March 17, 2015
The president of the Navajo Nation has signed legislation that allows for a reservation-wide vote on language requirements for candidates who run for the tribe's top positions.
March 17, 2015
In 1994, Eileen and David had to relocate their business to a partially renovated space during their busiest season. It was that same year that they ran out of brownies.
March 17, 2015
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.
March 16, 2015
A new report shows Arizona has more reported cases of child abuse and neglect than the national average. The Auditor General found the state also had lower rates of confirming those reports.
March 16, 2015
Arizona judges are being told they must perform same-sex marriages if they choose to perform any marriages. This ruling comes from a judicial advisory panel.
March 16, 2015
Some want to reduce the noise by replacing their windows. But one couple is hoping that won’t happen.
March 16, 2015
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.
March 16, 2015
People who had been living in a homeless camp in downtown Tucson had to move out or face arrest on Friday. The camp is part of an ongoing debate between the city, federal courts and activists over the regulation of where and how homeless people should be able to live in the city.
March 16, 2015
The Arizona Department of Education is launching an online portal containing certificate information on the state’s public school teachers.
March 16, 2015
Shanesha Taylor has pleaded guilty to a felony child abuse charge. The Phoenix mom was arrested almost a year ago after someone reported hearing a child crying inside a hot car at a Scottsdale office complex.
March 16, 2015
The Mexican economy is getting a boost from the cold temperatures seen this winter in parts of the United States.
March 16, 2015
The city of Flagstaff is looking at alternatives to implementing a recommended ban on plastic bags.
March 16, 2015
As of this month, Native American tribes across the country are allowed to prosecute crimes against women in their own courts, even if the perpetrator is non-native.
March 16, 2015
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick has won five of the last six races and a record seven overall.
March 16, 2015
A recent decision by the United States Supreme Court could affect state regulatory boards across the country, including Arizona.
March 16, 2015
Shanesha Taylor was arrested nearly a year ago after someone reported hearing a child crying inside a car at a Scottsdale office complex parking lot.
March 16, 2015
The State of Washington is suing a ticket broker for selling seats to the Super Bowl it never had.
March 13, 2015
Scientists have long known that sleep deprivation affects critical thinking skills, our ability to work, and make important decisions. But can it dull a student’s interest in learning?
March 13, 2015

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