Education

Teacher Angela Patton gave the prompt for a writing assignment to a combined class of fifth and sixth graders: imagine finding a cave inside a tree and detail what’s inside.
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For the fourth year in a row, ASU has been ranked as the top public university for international students.
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The University of Arizona has developed interactive, multimedia programs to help teach some of the world’s less common languages.
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With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
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Democrat special education teacher and political novice Kathy Hoffman has won the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, beating an experienced Republican politician.
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
This week, a former Goodyear charter school director pleaded guilty to a multi-million dollar conspiracy after lying about the number of students going to his school. The charter school shut down before a state audit, which revealed only 75 of the reported 528 students in the last school year were real.
While a majority of the 20 bond and override questions up for vote in Phoenix-area school districts seem to be passing, several large dollar amount questions seem to be failing.
To talk about how teachers and education issues did last night, The Show was joined by Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association.
The Takeaway: Voters Choose Divided Government
It’s the day after Election Day, so what do we know? Our election panel weighs in on midterm election results.
Voters decided the fate of five statewide ballot measures last night, and gave their OK to three of them. To break down those results, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
The referendum validated the efforts of grassroots organizers in Save Our Schools Arizona and the more than 100,000 people who signed petitions to put the issue on the ballot.
Three new faces will grace the board of the Maricopa County Community College District. One ran unopposed and two ran for open seats. District 4 incumbent Jean McGrath won her race.
Either a former educator or U.S. congressman will lead the Arizona Department of Education starting in January, depending on the outcome of a race too close to call as of late Tuesday night.
With seemingly all eyes on Tuesday's midterm elections, and the record turnout expected here and across the country today, we can forget that there’s still a sizable part of the population that is not voting.
Arizona State University’s downtown campus helped transform Phoenix. It’s home to nearly 12,000 students and the campus is continuing to grow. What does the future of ASU downtown hold for both the university and the city?
The out-of-state transfer agreement means eligible community college students can get guaranteed fall admission at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
An ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation found at least 13 phone calls from head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller’s cellphone ties him to a man recently convicted on federal pay-for-play charges.
The Chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District has responded to a formal complaint filed by the Faculty Association in September.
Under the pilot program, eligible Uber drivers can take ASU classes online with the cost of tuition fully covered. The money will come from Uber, ASU and financial aid programs, according to a news release.
The closure of two Southwest Key Programs shelters for undocumented immigrant children is expected to have big consequences for educators that serve vulnerable populations.