Education

Ducey school safety plan starts with same problems as before

Gov. Doug Ducey’s call for lawmakers to pass his school safety plan that stalled last year may fall on deaf ears if he can’t alleviate the concerns of both Democrats and Republicans.

Ducey calls for bipartisanship in State of the State, sets stage for schisms with GOP lawmakers

With the GOP facing historically narrow margins in the Legislature, Gov. Doug Ducey kicked off the 2019 legislative session with a call for bipartisanship on key issues like water, K-12 education, school safety and legislative immunity.

Ducey hopes second time’s a charm for school safety plan

Gov. Doug Ducey is optimistic that his school safety plan, which fell short last year after Republican lawmakers opposed a key provision, will have better luck in 2019.

Kyl co-taught 12 weeks total over three years

Clearly, the lobbyist-turned-senator-turned-lobbyist-turned-senator-turned-lobbyist-again doesn’t view his financial disclosure statement as requiring factual statements, either.

Can Brnovich sue ASU?

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming massive real estate deals done by Arizona State University violate state law, but ASU and others are arguing he cannot sue his own client.

Ducey says no to GOP senator’s proposed tax hike to fund education

Gov. Doug Ducey rejected a Republican senator’s call to raise Arizona’s sales tax rate to provide more funding for education.“We don’t need a tax increase. We’ve got available dollars right now. We’re going to...

Brnovich sues regents over ASU development deals

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office wants to make Arizona State University put one of its properties back onto the tax rolls and is claiming in a new lawsuit that the university is shielding private...

Rep. Fillmore’s bill to ease procurement rules on school districts might not actually do that

Fillmore was unclear about what changes the bill could bring for school districts, and seemed unsure about exactly what the legislation would do.

A school where refugee and immigrant students find their voice

“Our students need their voice, they need to be heard, and if they don’t have a way of sharing that voice, the talents and the gifts they have will never be shared,” Faulkner said. Her official title is intensive intervention specialist.

Cottonwood high school to end ‘scarlet badge’ policy

Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood has changed its student ID policy that some claimed was discriminatory.
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