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The Drama of Common Core (access required)

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New set of school standards searches for success

Topock, an Arizona town on the far western edge of the state, doesn’t even have a stoplight. But its school district has scrambled to prepare for the new standards and get the Internet capacity and computers necessary for the 2015 debut of the accompanying test.

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Former chairman of Board of Clemency denies most allegations of misconduct (access required)

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A worker’s discrimination complaint has led to detailed allegations of an intolerable working environment at the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency under Chairman Jesse Hernandez.

Among other things, Hernandez ogled women in the office, called a staff member a heathen for not attending church, urged workers to gossip about one another and promoted a girlfriend who wasn’t qualified for the job, the state Department of Administration reported Wednesday.

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Feud heats up (access required)

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Arizona wasn’t asking for much in disaster relief funds to aid in the recovery from the Yarnell Hill Fire, but the denial struck deep.

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