Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey called U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent endorsement of Proposition 208 proof of what a bad idea it is. Ducey weighed in on the issue during U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' visit to a Phoenix charter school.
University of Arizona classes of up to 50 students will be allowed to meet in-person starting week as long as its COVID-19 testing data continues to head in the right direction, the Tucson-based institution announced on Monday. Currently, in-person classes are limited those with 30 or fewer students.
A commitment to diversity was one of the things members from the Arizona Board of Regents' Northern Arizona University presidential search advisory committee said they want to see from the university's future and its next leader.
Researchers have discovered fossils of a tiny burrowing reptile among a vast expanse of petrified wood in eastern Arizona.
The new species has been named Skybalonyx skapter, a part of a group known as drepanosaurs from the Triassic Period, about 220 million years ago.
The Governor's Office is allocating an additional $500,000 in microgrants to support innovative education programs in traditional school districts, charters and new micro school groups, Gov. Ducey announced Thursday following a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the Phoenix International Academy charter schools.
The University of Arizona has canceled its spring break 2021. This adjustment is necessary to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Tucson community and the nation by reducing travel by faculty, staff and students, said Liesl Folks, the university's senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, in an email.
Voter have to decide on two citizen initiatives that qualified for this year's ballot. The Show is bringing you elevator pitches of sorts from the supporters and the opponents of these proposals, starting with Proposition 208, or the Invest in Education Act.
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The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation has launched Elevate Ed AZ, a new initiative aimed at bridging the gap between business leaders and students. The goal is to improve college and career readiness, said the foundation and its partner, the Phoenix Union High School District.
R. Jisung Park's research shows that heat is having an effect on racial achievement gaps in this country. According to his data, while 90 to 95% of American households have some form of air-conditioning, only 40% of schools have complete AC.
Creatives continue to struggle amid the coronavirus pandemic. For those in the performing and visual arts, they’re turning to new methods to keep audiences safe, but also engaged.
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What role do the arts play in society? How do they respond to or shape our culture and current events? Those are the kinds of questions Deborah Cullinant thinks about, and will be bringing to a new position at ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
The Arizona Republic's editorial board gave the thumbs down to Proposition 208, also known as Invest in Ed. If passed, it would increase the income tax on people who make at least $250,000 a year to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into the state's K-12 system.
While the presidential election and the race for the late Sen. John McCain’s Senate seat dominate the headlines, Arizona voters will also see a number of local races for school board seats and school district bond measures. One group wants to educate voters on education.
Researchers from the University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission have published a series of papers in the journals Science and Science Advances describing the asteroid Bennu. The results are both surprising and promising.
A former Northern Arizona University football player may have just gotten his first big break in the NFL.
The Baltimore Ravens have signed former NAU Lumberjack cornerback Khalil Dorsey, 22, to their 53-man roster.
While at NAU, Dorsey made the 2018 all-Big Sky division first team
It has been said that this is a unique time to be in journalism, and some ASU students have entered the fray and are looking to carve out a niche for their voices. The Western Tribune features both news and opinion, with the latter slanting right-of-center. Joe Pitts is the co-founder and editor-in-chief.
Two years ago, advocates behind a proposed income tax surcharge that aimed to raise money for public education in Arizona — the Invest in Ed initiative — suffered a huge blow when the court ruled to remove it from the ballot. Now the future of the Invest in Ed, Proposition 208, is in the hands of the voters.
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