In this digital age, we have come to expect just about everything to be online. For journalists, political watchers and wonks, live-streamed meetings of the legislature and local councils and boards let us keep tabs on government.
There’s one area of education that is always ripe for controversy in Arizona, and that’s how to teach English Language Learners. Each state varies tremendously in how it handles these students, but that can be a problem as states move toward more common standards.
The Republican Governors Association has been meeting in Scottsdale this week and drew some pretty big gubernatorial names, including Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindall of Louisiana and the group’s newly elected chairman, Chris Christie of New Jersey.