Stories tagged: "education"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

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With the Passage of Prop 308, Arizonans Show Real Support for Dreamers

The measure will allow qualifying non-citizen students to pay the current in-state undergraduate tuition of $10,978 per academic year at Arizona's state universities.

6 Influential Women Who Helped Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

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Meet the Democratic Schools Superintendent Running to Improve Arizona’s Schools

Democratic schools superintendent candidate Kathy Hoffman says her priority if elected would be recruiting and retaining more teachers.

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Meet the GOP School Superintendent Candidate Who Pals Around with Alleged Child Sex Criminals

Republican schools superintendent candidate Tom Horne says he wants to move education away from race and double funding for police in schools.

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North Valley Residents: Here Are Your Candidates for Arizona Legislature

Arizona’s 4th Legislative District covers Paradise Valley north Scottsdale, and north Phoenix, between Camelback Road, State Route 51, and State Route 101.

Austin Davis speaking at a recent show. (Photo courtesy of Austin Davis)
Phoenix Poet Shares How Writing Improved His Mental Health

Phoenix poet Austin Davis, who is holding a workshop in Tempe on Oct. 15, says writing has helped him process his mental health conditions.