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Unable to kill outright the Common Core program they fear, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.
Authorities say a Tempe school resource officer accidentally fired her department-issued Taser during a demonstration, striking a student in the arm with one probe.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
Republican and Chandler resident Martin Sepulveda announced he has withdrawn from the Arizona State Treasurer race today after receiving news that he will be assigned a new position in the Navy Reserve.
The private sector can always do a better job.
An upcoming 5K event hosted by Red Mountain High School in Mesa will serve as both a scholarship fundraiser and a tribute to the man who had a profound influence on the lives of students and teachers alike.
Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted just four years earlier.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
A couple hundred high school students from across Arizona are competing against one another to create a mobile app to benefit Gilbert’s public safety department.
An Arizona congressman wants a federal investigation into whether the state's top school official violated student privacy laws.
The state public schools' chief is defending his effort to convince parents to use tax dollars to send their children to private and parochial schools.
A House panel agreed Monday to allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense, a vote one legislator said is part of a radical agenda to destroy public schools.
Truth be told, Campo Verde football coach Max Ragsdale doesn’t really know how he wound up receiving the 2013 Semper Fi Coach Award for the state of Arizona over the weekend.
Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler has a population of nearly 575 students, 18 of which are about to embark on the musical mastery of the famed show, “Godspell.”
The Arizona Department of Education is looking to develop a new assessment in order to replace the current AIMS test.
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
If you're already confused about the origin of that license plate on the car ahead of you, it could get worse.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
A local animal rescue organization will be hosting the Spay Pride Parade 5K Run/Walk on Jan. 25 at the Kiwanis Park Lake in Tempe.
Arizona is spending too much money providing a university education to students who really do not need it, according to the head of the House Appropriations Committee.
A student teacher now faces charges of having sexual contact with a student at Tempe Union High School.
Rejecting claims of privilege, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered Gov. Jan Brewer to turn over internal documents and memos leading up to her decision to deny driver's licenses to “dreamers.”
Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
Proponents of a voucher-like program are preparing to make them available to more than 400,000 students statewide now that court challenges to the initial program have been rebuffed.
Although the proverbial book concerning 2013 is closed, officials in Mesa say the results of the previous 12 months and several before those will have a marked effect on the lives of city residents over the course of 2014.