Education News

The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Arizona Tax Court against the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the state’s universities, and it’s over ASU real estate deals Attorney General Mark Brnovich says are illegal.
Jan. 11, 2019
In his inauguration speech earlier this week, Gov. Doug Ducey put his priorities for education and reigning in government spending back to back. Meanwhile, education advocates are demanding more funding for Arizona schools.
Jan. 11, 2019
A new report has some dire warnings for the state’s charter schools: it says 10 percent of them are in “significant financial distress,” with closure “a near certainty due to excessive debt and poor underlying financials.”
Jan. 11, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the state’s public universities over what he claims are illegal real estate deals. Land owned by the colleges is exempt from property taxes. The lawsuit specifically targets ASU which has struck several lucrative land deals including one with the Omni Hotel.
Jan. 10, 2019
A group of Maricopa Community College students has filed a lawsuit in federal court in response the elimination of the Junior College Football program.
Jan. 10, 2019
Some observers believe that younger people have been sheltered too much and made to believe that failure is either something to be avoided or something to be accepted. But what are the best ways to learn from failure and deal with it better?
Jan. 10, 2019
The Maricopa Community College District is facing a lawsuit over its decision to end its football program. 2018 was the last season for those schools that had football teams.
Jan. 10, 2019
Arizona utility regulators have adopted a new policy on electric vehicles. Among other provisions, it encourages regulated utilities to play a role in education and outreach programs related to electric vehicles and infrastructure and to set up charging stations in low-income and rural areas, as well as on interstate highways.
Jan. 9, 2019
Cannabis extracts are widely available at medical marijuana dispensaries around the state and country. But if you’re a scientist who wants to study medical marijuana, it’s a different story. The Show spoke with one doctor who said that is having real-world consequences.
Jan. 9, 2019
The first round of awards was recently announced—142 new school buses will be rolling out to 55 Arizona school districts. The Kingman Unified School District will receive 10, the second highest award after the Washington Elementary School District which is getting 11 buses.
Jan. 8, 2019
For four years, the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association — or ASPAA — has produced a survey attempting to quantify the ongoing teacher shortage in our state. This year, like the last, the numbers show gaping vacancies within the 211 participating school districts and charter schools throughout Arizona.
Jan. 8, 2019
As Arizona swore in Kathy Hoffman as its chief school administrator, a similar scene played out across the country with educators stepping into the political sphere in record numbers under the #RedForEd banner.
Jan. 8, 2019
“Why does the state give me my money back when I make a donation to a private school? The state’s money should go back to the public schools.” Chris W. from Scottsdale asked us this question through Q&AZ.
Jan. 7, 2019
Just one state over, in California, teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District are poised to strike after negotiations between union and district leaders have led to an impasse.
Jan. 7, 2019
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.
Jan. 7, 2019
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission — tasked with assessing what happened leading up to, and during, the school shooting that resulted in 17 deaths last February — has released its official report.
Jan. 7, 2019
Monday was Inauguration Day in Arizona. Six statewide officials took the oath of office and officially begin their four-year terms. And, unlike the past several years, two of those statewide elected officials are Democrats.
Jan. 7, 2019
“Traditionally parents would have to come in person with all of their paperwork and fill everything out and now they’re going to be able to go online and do things digitally,” said district spokesperson Erin Helm.
Jan. 4, 2019
As teachers in Arizona and around the country become more politically engaged, how can they walk the line between being public employees and education advocates?
Jan. 4, 2019
The new legislative session here in Arizona hasn’t even started yet, and a spate of bills have already been introduced, including a few around education that have some teachers on edge.
Jan. 4, 2019

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