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Grassroots group Arizona Educators United is calling the vote after Gov. Doug Ducey reacted to strike threats by announcing a plan for teacher pay raises. Teachers are filling out paper ballots through Thursday. The tally will go to group leadership and a decision will be made Friday.
Complete Arizona Education Coverage
Apr. 17, 2018
Eileen Klein resigned as president of the Arizona Board of Regents in March. She led the agency that oversees the state’s public universities for five years.
Apr. 17, 2018
A July 3 trial has been set for a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in southern Arizona accused of falsely claiming he was born in the United States.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona business owners, with home offices, may soon have the ability to bypass local ordinances.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Rocky Mountains Are Dusty, And It
A menace lurks beneath the snow high up in the southern Rocky Mountains.
Apr. 17, 2018
Only 3 percent of the human-caused Rattlesnake Fire burning across more than 2,000 acres southeast of Whiteriver, Arizona has been contained.
Apr. 17, 2018
Former Rep. Don Shooter, who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation, filed a $1.3 million claim Monday against the House speaker and Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff.
Apr. 17, 2018
Across the country, American Indian students consistently score lower than other racial groups on national standardized tests. Research shows today’s Native youth still feel the impacts of a traumatic past. And that affects how they learn in English-only schools.
A Look Back At Arizona's Indian Boarding Schools
Apr. 17, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an attempt by an Arizona stock-photo company to sue McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings for copyright infringement.
Apr. 16, 2018
Commissioners in the Upper Basin of the Colorado River are talking about Arizona. They sent a letter to the head of Arizona’s water department, saying the state needs to resolve its internal disputes and finalize an agreement on how to deal with a future shortage on the river.
Apr. 16, 2018
Groups like the Arizona School Board Association and Arizona PTA touted the plan as a step in the right direction for a state that has slashed education funding for years.
Apr. 16, 2018
A study of a rare form of dementia could reveal signs of how the brain copes with damage to its language centers.
Apr. 16, 2018
Sen. John McCain McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix where he underwent surgery on Sunday.
Apr. 16, 2018
The man who led negotiations on a massive Arizona tribal water rights settlement has died. The Gila River Indian Community says Rodney "Rod" Lewis died April 10. He was 77.
Apr. 16, 2018
A class-action group is suing Coconino County officials over the practice of jailing inmates longer than required when staff suspect an inmate is undocumented. And now a Flagstaff group is asking the City Council to step in.
Apr. 16, 2018
“They’ve been definitely telling us, ‘Hey, we’re ready to go any time you want,'" said Tucson teacher Derek Harris, one of the AEU leaders. "But we have to be sure we hear every voice and do it the right way.”
Apr. 16, 2018
A recent op-ed in the New York Times says “America’s boys are broken. And it’s killing us,” referencing the number of mass shootings carried out by young men.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona's Attorney General has not joined Democratic lawsuits or a Republican letter supporting the Census citizenship question.
Apr. 16, 2018
Is smartphone photography actually having a negative effect on how much we actually remember?
Apr. 16, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan joined other high profile Republican congressional members when he announced last week that he wouldn’t be running for reelection. Ryan’s reasoning included the desire to spend more time with his family, but speculation about political calculations has also been rampant.
Apr. 16, 2018

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