Stories tagged: "educators"


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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.

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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75% of Arizonans Say It’s Un-American for Politicians to Ban Books in Schools

Recent polling found that Arizonans overwhelmingly oppose Republicans' push to limit what kinds of books can appear in school libraries.

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1 in 4 Arizona Teaching Positions Are Still Unfilled As Teacher Shortage Continues

One in four teaching positions in Arizona remain unfilled as a yearslong teacher shortage continues throughout the state.

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Arizona’s Largest High School District Will Pay Teachers and Students For Getting Vaccinated

The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.

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The Results Are In: Standardized Test Scores Fell During Pandemic Year

State lawmakers suspended the use of standardized tests for the ranking of schools, while still requiring that they be administered to students.