Education

Documents: Stringer voiced ugly views on child sex, minorities, poor people

Summaries of interviews and documents provided to the House Ethics Committee that were made public Wednesday paint a vivid picture of former Rep. David Stringer as someone who frequently made comments denigrating minorities and poor people, disliked Mormons and didn’t believe child sex-trafficking either existed or damaged the victims.

Bill to cut student wages on hold in Senate for legal review

The Senate committee that reviews the constitutionality of bills postponed hearing its lawyer’s assessment of House Bill 2523, which would allow employers to cut young worker’s wages.

Bill to cut student wages advances, will be expanded to all youth

A Senate panel on Thursday approved a proposal to allow Arizona employers to pay less than the state’s minimum wage to students who work part-time.

It’s alive: Tuition bill covering dreamers comes back

Sen. Heather Carter has put back in play her proposal to create a new tuition rate the state’s universities and community colleges. While the proposal makes no mention of immigraiton status, it would cover a group known as dreamers that for years has pushed, in the courts and on the streets, for in-state tuition.

Tuition bill covering dreamers coming back as striker after Bowers kills original measure

Yesterday, the powerful speaker of the House of Representatives said he was killing a proposal to create a new tuition rate at the state’s universities and community colleges for all who have graduated from an Arizona high school, including dreamers, but Sen. Heather Carter said she’s “working relentlessly” find a way to get the proposal to the governor’s desk.

Political motivations drove elimination of meet-and-confer for college faculty, report claims

A newly released report by the American Association of University Professors claims that the reasoning behind eliminating the meet-and-confer policy at the Maricopa County Community Colleges District was politically motivated, according to records they obtained during an investigation.

Republicans boast about K-12 funding, but the numbers put the lie to their claims

Some legislative Republicans are slapping themselves on the back hard enough to give each other injuries as they crow about the great state of K-12 funding.

Turning Point USA holding event at ASU this month

Turning Point USA, the controversial conservative grassroots network for college and high school students, will be holding an event at Arizona State University next week.The organization is known for going after colleges for...

State forcing schools to steal from Peter to pay for Mary

I know, because I was one of those parents. Like so many others, I spent thousands of dollars out of my own pocket on private therapies.

Bill to repeal Arizona’s English-only law moves forward

Arizona lawmakers widely support a measure that would repeal a voter-approved policy forbidding bilingual education.