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Saying it's really a legal contract between the state and parents, Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
PHOENIX — The state's jobless dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona's recovery is languishing.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
Gilbert School Board President Stacy Burk recently made a proposal sure to generate discussion. On a Facebook site, “Gilbert Schools Rabid Fringe,” she’s floating the following:
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.
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“The cupboard is bare”, said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently in reference to the federal budget crisis. “There’s [sic] no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that.”
PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne illegally coordinated his 2010 campaign with what was supposed to be an independent committee, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk concluded Thursday.
Sandy, a Mesa resident, is one of over one million Americans living with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. Her husband had hemophilia and was infected with HIV during a blood transfusion. A few months after his death in 1994, Sandy decided to get tested. The result: positive.
This bulletin has been prepared for the use of teachers, school administrators, and curriculum development committees. It will also be useful to members of your boards of trustees and to the general public in helping to interpret the philosophy and objectives of the elementary schools.”
The state board charged with regulating beauty salons and those who practice there has “inconsistent” inspection procedures that “put public health at risk,” according to a new report.
PHOENIX — Nearly a third of those licensed over two years by the state Pharmacy Board never had their backgrounds checked to ensure they were qualified, according to a new report.
Tucson — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wrongly paid out at least $67,000 to Pima Community College in Tucson last year because the college did not promptly notify the agency when student veterans quit school or flunked out, according to newly released records.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
People who visit Tempe this weekend may see a significant number of officers as nine agencies team up for the "Safe and Sober" campaign.
Two East Valley municipalities each landed a spot on a list of 20 cities that continue to grow even in a slow economy.
PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency's voter registration form.
Local city officials tout economic development plans, education programs and the will to progress as signs of the potential of the East Valley as a major player on the bioscience sector.
PHOENIX — Arizona schools need more money and it's time for the governor and lawmakers to provide it, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal said Thursday.
PHOENIX — The top performing school district in the state got there by borrowing liberally from the ideas and concepts of its neighbor.
Charter schools in Arizona filed suit Friday to block the state Department of Education from taking $5.8 million from them, they say illegally.
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Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal and the Arizona Department of Education announce the launch of the new Achievement in Action Award.
Gilbert voters will see a school district budget override request on the November ballot.