Stories tagged: "public 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.

Arizona Gun Sales Could Surge in Wake of Uvalde Mass Shooting

The gun-control group Giffords gives Arizona an F on its annual gun law scorecard and ranks it 42nd among states for gun safety.

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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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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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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.

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Does Gov. Doug Ducey Really Care About Families and Education? His State of the State Speech Suggested Otherwise.

Ducey failed to address a looming billion-dollar budget cut to education funding, which would lead to teacher layoffs and school closures.

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Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.