Stories tagged: "Arizona Department of Education"


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No, Undergraduates in Arizona Cannot Teach Without a College Degree

While students without a bachelor’s degree can teach in certain situations, they must be supervised by a certified teacher and cannot be the teacher on record for the classroom.

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It’s Not Just Today—Arizona Schools Have Had Funding Issues for Decades

A 42-year-old amendment to Arizona’s constitution is proving to have dire effects on the state’s public school system.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 24: Arizona Chairwoman Kelli Ward speaks during the Rally To Protect Our Elections conference on July 24, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Phoenix-based political organization Turning Point Action hosted former President Donald Trump alongside GOP Arizona candidates who have begun candidacy for government elected roles. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
Arizona Republican Party Sends Fundraising Email Attacking Educators Days After Uvalde School Killings

The email asked readers to “defend our kids” against a new resource put out by the Arizona Department of Education that offers support for LGBTQ+ students.

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Arizona Again Near Bottom of States for Per Pupil Spending

Education officials say Arizona's underfunded school system is a failure on the Republican-led legislature's part to "appropriately invest in our state’s future."

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Congressional Candidate John Moore’s Plan for Schools? Abolish the Education Department.

The Arizona MAGA-Republican's proposal comes amidst a tide of attacks against local school boards by conservative activists and the state's Republican-led legislature.

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Democrat Running for Arizona Governor Proposes Free pre-K

The proposal would reverse a Ducey-era tax cut for the wealthy to fund free preschool for 600,000 children per year.

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Republican-Led Education Committee Passes School Censorship Bill

Despite such proposals being deeply unpopular, many states have moved to ban or restrict any curriculum that has to do with teaching about sexuality or race relations.