Six death row inmates, including one scheduled to die July 23, sued the state today in federal court, alleging the secrecy surrounding the lethal drugs to be used in executions violates their First Amendment rights.Read More »
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Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal cried and apologized for his anonymous blogs Wednesday, but a former schools chief who called for his resignation said she wasn’t convinced.Read More »
Armando Ruiz started Espiritu Schools by bulldozing apartments on family-owned property to make room for a few portable buildings to serve as classrooms.
The former south Phoenix lawmaker stood on the school grounds in Phoenix in June 2014 and pointed to where a mountain of 10,000 tires once rose next to 300 rusty, dilapidated cars.
Some people collect antique cars. Others go fishing. Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal leaves posts anonymously about Adolf Hitler on political blogs.Read More »
After twice failing to convince lawmakers to pass a law forcing a polygamous enclave to disband its police force, Attorney General Tom Horne is now taking the request to a federal judge.Read More »
An estimated 50 percent of Arizona’s public-school students are going to use the more expensive paper versions of the Common Core achievement test.Read More »
The Arizona Attorney General is investigating allegations the Maricopa County Flood Control District altered public documents to cover up an open meetings law violation and get more fees from private businesses, according to a search warrant affidavit.Read More »
Voters are likely to approve overwhelmingly a ballot measure allowing dying patients and drug companies to bypass the federal government to use unproven drugs, say lawmakers, a consultant and a conservative think tank.Read More »
The State Board of Education released its request for bids today to find a company to administer a test to measure student achievement on the state’s learning standards.Read More »
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to put a temporary hold on a state rule requiring doctors to use federal standards in administering abortion medication has set the stage for the case to go before the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »