Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard said on Friday he's disappointed that teachers in the state are poised to strike next Thursday as state lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey have been working to grant their request for a 20 percent pay raise.
Public districts and charters are gearing up in case of a widespread teacher strike, planned for next Thursday. Peoria Unified School District has 42 schools that could potentially be affected by a walkout.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced that Starbucks will close all of its more than 8,000 company-owned stores on May 29th for racial-bias training. It’s a response that’s garnered criticism and praise, but will it actually be effective?
April 20 is the anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, a turning point in the conversation about school safety. But we’re still experiencing school shootings — and nationwide protests.
Bridenstine is the first elected official to lead NASA, where agency veterans are usually chosen. Additionally, Bridenstine has no formal background in a scientific discipline and has made statements questioning climate change, one of NASA's most crucial areas of research.
Immigrant and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos has been released from the Eloy Detention Center yesterday, after a judge set bond at $8,000. She’d been taken into custody following a check-in with ICE.
Arizona Educators United, the grassroots teacher group leading the #RedForEd movement, declared a strike Thursday. The announcement comes after three days of teachers voting in schools across the state. More Arizona Education Coverage →
Arizona lawmakers have approved legislation that would give coal a tax break on the Navajo Nation. The measure is an attempt to make the coal-fired power plant in Page more attractive to potential buyers.