Despite a sharp decrease over the past two years, Arizona continues to have some of the highest poverty in the nation. At a rate of 16.4 percent, Arizona was well above the national rate. The state’s poorest county is Apache.
If you want to teach in Arizona, the state’s public universities and colleges say they’ll waive your tuition. Its part of a new state program hoping to make a dent in Arizona’s growing teacher shortage.
NFL fans are responding to the controversy over some players refusing to stand during the national anthem. In Scottsdale on Monday night, game watchers had different view points about the protests, but most sided with President Trump.
When a Navajo baby is born it’s custom to bury the umbilical cord in the ground. The Navajo believe that ties the child to the land forever. But a new generation of Navajos are defying this belief as more and more young people leave the Navajo Nation to go to college or to find work. Elders encourage their return, but often that transition home is brutal.
The Arizona State Board of Education is asking schools not to immediately share their newly issued letter grades. But some argue the school-performance scores are public records and can’t be withheld if someone requests them.
The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report on Monday, and violent crime is up in Arizona, following a national trend. Violent crime in Arizona is at its highest rate since 2008 but it’s still significantly lower than the historical peak in 1993.
Oct. 5 is the cutoff date for DACA recipients to file for renewal. But an immigration attorney warned scam artists are using the deadline as an opportunity to snag the $495 renewal fee from desperate applicants seeking assistance with their filings.
The fallout continues from the Equifax data breach — more than 140 million Americans have had their personal information compromised. Rob Knake is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he focuses on cybersecurity policy.
Words are a vital part of how we communicate, but the words we use change over time. To help us understand all of that a lot better, we spoke with Cindi SturtzSreetharan, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.