After decades of Latino students consistently underperforming in Arizona’s public schools, a new organization hopes to make systematic improvements by advocating and training Latinos to step into education leadership roles, where Latinos are also underrepresented.
An audit prompted after school district officials in a small central Arizona town learned that the district’s business manager was embezzling led to Amanda Holcomb’s indictment by state prosecutors last month on 21 counts.
Arizona State University President Michael Crow insists that thinking of Arizona in terms of urban-versus-rural is wrong. He also thinks ASU will be the catalyst for connecting the entire state via access to education.
Tuition for in-state university students would skyrocket by nearly 50% under a proposal being pushed by one of the leading Republicans on the Education Committee in the Arizona House of Representatives.
An Arizona House Republican wants to remove lessons about the social and economic consequences of climate change from the statewide requirements for K-12 environmental education.
A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of thousands of borrowers continue to wait for help on loans they claim were fraudulent.
Public schools that join the Arizona Public Schools Achievement District can participate in the Arizona Public School Credit Enhancement Program, under which they can apply to take out lines of credit
A task force the governor created to help guide lawmakers on possible changes to state laws involving child victims of sexual abuse in Arizona made its final recommendations on Friday.
House Education Committee Vice-Chairman John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, has already submitted a litany of education related bills, including one that would prohibit schools from talking about dating violence and one that would repeal Arizona’s English-only law, an idea he pushed last legislative session.
Rep. John Fillmore is again proposing to repeal a 19-year-old voter-approved law that forbids students who are learning English from getting instruction in any other language.