Stories tagged: "Arizona schools"


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Proposed Bills Would Allow Loaded, Concealed Guns in Arizona’s Public Spaces—Even School Zones

The bills would allow licensed gun owners to carry a concealed weapon in state government buildings and would permit loaded firearms in a vehicle that is transporting kids to or from school.

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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Northern Arizona University to Offer Free Tuition for Low-Income Students

NAU plans to offer free tuition to Arizona residents who meet admissions requirements and are from households with annual incomes not exceeding $65,000.

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Arizona’s Growing Latino Population Is Underrepresented Among Teachers

Only 16% of Arizona’s more than 58,000 teachers are Latino.

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Arizona Schools Win Federal Funds for Cleaner School Buses

Cleaner school buses are coming to Arizona thanks to new funding, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last month. 

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Tuition Increases OK’d for Arizona’s 3 Public Universities

The board that oversees Arizona's three public universities on Thursday approved modest tuition increases for incoming freshmen students who are state residents and larger boosts for non-residents.

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Judge Blocks Voter-Approved Tax Hike That Would Have Raised Millions for Arizona Public Schools

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has struck down a voter-approved tax hike on the state’s wealthiest residents that would have raised millions for Arizona schools.