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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.
WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
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.
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.
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.”
The biggest development came in fall with the announcement Apple would revamp a First Solar facility near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Apple will contract out with GT Advanced Technologies to produce sapphire material for Apple products, and the company expects to hire 700 employees in its first year.
United Food Bank CEO Lisa Pino recently received an honor from Arizona State University for advocating on behalf of human and civil rights.
State officials are going to grant driver's licenses to some people not in the country legally even as Arizona continues to deny the same privilege to “dreamers.”
For high school students, being a part of a team can really make a difference in kids’ successes, and Hamilton High School’s Anthony Campo is among several who chose to join a team to gain an opportunity.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
WASHINGTON — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
Capitalism or socialism in america. which shall it be? All the signs are there. Our nation is rapidly moving towards socialism. Americans on some form of welfare outnumber the number of workers. National healthcare is upon us and the middle class is being destroyed. The unemployment rate is reported to be 7.2 percent but the real number is in the range of 15 percent. We are becoming a nation of part time workers. Our national debt is a disaster waiting to happen. Perhaps this is what our President had in mind when he said “I want to fundamentally transform America”.
PORTLAND, Maine — A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that officials are working "24-7" to improve the government's health insurance website after its clunky rollout.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
“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.”
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
More people in Arizona died from drug overdoses than from car accidents in 2010, according to a report Monday that said the state had the sixth-highest overdose rate in the nation that year.
Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday for their work to eliminate underage drinking and substance abuse by Mesa youth.
A total of four schools in Arizona, including two that cover East Valley students, received recognition from the U.S. Department of Education for student achievement and growth.
Lisa Pino’s intention always was to enter public service upon graduation from law school at Arizona State University, and she has done so in many different arenas.
Queen Creek continued its undefeated season with a 33-12 victory against visiting Show Low.
Patriotic music, inspirational messages, the flag flown at half mast and a moment of silence were all part of a stirring 9/11 Memorial Tribute help in Gilbert Wednesday morning.