Education

Paradise Valley Comm College also targeted for white supremacist org recruiting

The white supremacist group that posted stickers at two university campuses in Phoenix area last weekend also targeted Paradise Valley Community College in its recruiting drive.

Judge rebukes Ducey as ‘defiant,’ says Prop 123 education funding is ‘illegal’

A federal judge today tore into Gov. Doug Ducey in a ruling that declares a voter-approved move to increase state funding for public schools from the State Land Trust illegal.

White supremacist group plasters ASU, Grand Canyon University campuses with stickers in recruitment push

White supremacist group Patriot Front posted stickers advertising their group at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and Grand Canyon University’s Phoenix campus as part of a nationwide push by the group to recruit members over the weekend.

Turning sex education into something dirty

At issue is Kathy Hoffman’s stance that schools should be allowed to teach medically accurate and age-appropriate sex education.

Bowers, Fann wade into legal fight over Montana school choice program

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers and Senate President Karen Fann are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Montana ruling that struck down that state’s tax credits for people who contribute money to private school scholarships.

Hoffman to Bowers: Stop spreading conspiracies from hate groups

Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman is punching back at House Speaker Rusty Bowers, who on Saturday called her “a radical” for wanting to teach medically accurate sex ed in schools and today said her proposal was tantamount to “teaching my kids how to masturbate.”

GOP outrage at sex education could derail child sex abuse prevention efforts

The mounting furor in conservative circles over comprehensive sex education could place Republican leaders at the Capitol cross-wise with recommendations made by Gov. Doug Ducey’s task force to protect children from sex abuse.

House Speaker Bowers calls Hoffman ‘radical’ for pushing comprehensive sex ed

Arizona Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers told parents at an education forum Saturday that the Democratic state schools chief is a “radical” and that Planned Parenthood has the “business plan of hell” in part because the organization advocates for sex education in public schools.

ASU: 30 students have benefited from reduced tuition covering undocumented immigrants

Approximately 30 students at Arizona State University have had their tuition reduced by as much as $12,700 annually thanks to a policy revision adopted by the Arizona Board of Regents last month.

If you support teachers, pay attention to the Corporation Commission

Last week’s spectacle at the Arizona Corporation Commission gave me heartburn.
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