Stories tagged: "education"


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Arizona Lawmakers Approve State Budget. Here’s What’s In It.

The $18 billion budget includes funding for a border wall, public safety, highway construction, and increased investment in Arizona's public schools.

Photos by Gage Skidmore
Who is Going to Raise Arizona Education Out of the National Basement? Here’s Who is Running for State Superintendent.

Bookmark this page for the latest information about Arizona's candidates for secretary of state in 2022. The Primary Election will be held Aug. 2, and the General Election is Nov. 8.

FILE - In this July 8, 2014 file photo, a woman walks past the Everest Institute in Silver Spring, Md. A California mother of two and a former student of the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges filed a federal class-action lawsuit Thursday, July 14, 2016, seeking damages and an end to daily collection calls over private loans she received to attend the for-profit school.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
College Debt Relief Plan Could Mean $111.9 Million for 10,000 in Arizona

More than 10,000 Arizonans could see $111.9 million in federal student loan debt erased as part of a $5.8 billion loan discharge announced this week.

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21 Must-Visit Arizona Destinations You Can Get Into for Free

Culture Passes offer free admission to the Phoenix Art Museum, Reid Park Zoo, and over a dozen other arts and culture institutions throughout the state.

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."

John Moore stands outside his restaurant in Williams’ historic district.
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.