The Arizona Legislature will again consider a bill aimed at Colorado City’s police force, but this year’s proposal is less severe than one that failed a year ago.Read More »
All eyes will be on Tucson Unified School District in the next year as it establishes a court-ordered “culturally relevant” classes.
And while most are going to see how the process unfolds, Attorney General Tom Horne is certain the curriculum merely will be a resurrected version of the banned Mexican American Studies program because the new classes are under development by the same person who designed the defunct program.
The Goldwater Institute is going to ask a federal court to let it intervene in a lawsuit pitting a non-profit, student lobbying group against the Arizona Board of Regents. The institute, a conservative policy advocacy group, set the wheels of the lawsuit in motion in September by questioning the legality of a $2 student fee that funds the Arizona Student Association, which contributed $126,806 in support of Proposition 204.Read More »
After the approach was compared to prison scenes in the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” a Mesa lawmaker took the first step Monday toward ending the practice of placing unruly schoolchildren in isolation rooms.Read More »
A clash between cops and bikers has made its way to the Capitol in the form of a proposed law requiring police to be trained not to profile motorcyclists.Read More »
Deadly violence against attorneys is rare, but they are often the victims of threats and assaults in the workplace, according to a Utah attorney who has studied the issue for more than a decade.Read More »
A Tempe Democrat introduced a bill Jan. 29 that would put a time limit on county boards of supervisors to fill vacancies in the Legislature.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal warned lawmakers Monday that all of Arizona’s K-12 reforms will come up short without an upgraded educational-data system.Read More »
An attorney for former legislative staffer John Mills asked a U.S. District Court judge to dismiss a 15-count indictment because the way Mills used the money he stole from a campaign account doesn’t amount to federal wire fraud.Read More »
Detractors say the new learning standards for Arizona and 45 other states won’t have students ready for college as promised.Read More »