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The government can’t be trusted with our health
Senate Republicans are proposing a nearly $8.8 billion spending plan for the coming year, a tiny -- 1.6 percent -- hike over current levels.
Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically dead at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled his own new plan Tuesday to expand Medicaid, one that would give Arizona voters the final say.
Higley Elementary and Middle School is undergoing a transition to a back-to-basics style of instruction in 2013-14 - the inaugural school year as “The Higley Traditional Academy.”
Instead of making our kids college ready, let’s make them ready for life
WASHINGTON — This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. And this may be the week when a bipartisan group of senators makes public details of the overhaul plan it has been negotiating for months.
Students in school districts and public charter schools across Arizona are preparing for testing this month.
U.S. Reps. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.; District 5) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.; District 9) were featured guests at a panel discussion Tuesday where they conversed on a host of national policies including the federal budget, immigration and fostering trade issues affecting the U.S. and Arizona.
Calling it "an important part of improving education,'' Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday to eliminate the AIMS test -- including the graduation requirement -- paving the way for something else to measure the new Common Core standards already being implemented in Arizona schools.
How are the United Nations, the Arizona legislature, and our state’s schools linked?
Arizona high schoolers may soon be rid of having to pass AIMS -- or any standardized test -- to graduate.
According to the Government Accountability Office, the federal government operates 50 different programs for the homeless. There are 23 programs in housing, 26 for food and nutrition, 130 for at-risk youth. They also operate an astounding 342 programs for economic development, which government is notoriously bad at anyway.
Arizona Republicans say they don't need to change their stance on immigration or even their message to attract the Latino voters who largely defected last year.
Let’s Talk Tax Reform — reform that actually builds the American economy and creates new jobs.
Arizona State University will open the School for the Science of Health Care Delivery in Fall 2013 to prepare student for a wide variety of health care fields.
Gov. Jan Brewer rallied doctors and nurses at the Capitol on Tuesday in her bid to get the necessary votes to expand the state's Medicaid program.
The state House voted to require that teacher-education programs be revamped to conform with the new "common core'' standards.
Supporters of Gov. Jan Brewer’s performance-based education funding model for school districts and charter holders say concerns about the formula’s effects on schools in low-income areas don’t take into account the bigger picture.
Sorry, but Nancy Pelosi is wrong. We do have a spending problem and the heart of the matter is our inability to control medical costs. Spending on health care now consumes an astonishing 18 percent of our total economic output. Rising Medicare and Medicaid costs are the main drivers of our national debt crisis. Yet health care costs continue to shoot up relentlessly.
Our higher education system is acknowledged as the best in the world, Yet, our primary and secondary educational system is currently failing our children. While we are scorned yet admired as the most powerful country in the world, other countries are also laughing at us for continuing to deliver such an inapt system of education.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama had a simple message for Republicans in Congress: Do it my way.
Homeschooling, charter schools, private and magnet schools, online learning, open enrollment and more were celebrated last Friday as National School Choice Week kicked off in Arizona with speakers, performances and balloons at Gilbert’s Eduprize School.
WASHINGTON — Buying your own health insurance will never be the same.
We are pleased to see that Gov. Brewer has prioritized resources for the implementation of Arizona’s Common Core Standards in her fiscal year 2014 budget.
Parting ways with her own Republican Party, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday proposed expanding Arizona’s Medicaid program to take advantage of the federal Affordable Care Act.