Elections for two new at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board will take place, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled today.Read More »
A trial court judge entered a final judgment today in a monumental school finance case, compelling the Legislature to reset inflation adjustments for public schools at a price tag of about $317 million for fiscal-year 2015.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court agreed today to hear an appeal to a ruling that struck down a 2010 law adding two at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal says his newfound opposition to the Common Core educational guidelines has been misrepresented and he now thinks they are “sound standards.”Read More »
A new report points to the suburbs as the place in the state where the risk of child hunger grew the most during the recession.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has joined the barbarians at the gate.
Huppenthal flip-flopped Tuesday on his position on Common Core, saying he “never” supported the learning standards. His new stance comes just two months after he spoke at an Arizona Capitol Times Morning Scoop forum on K-12 education issues, during which he implored education and business leaders to do a better job selling the virtues of the standards to voters.
Nearly doubling the number of students in a program that provides public money for private schools is a bittersweet accomplishment for nonprofits that worked to increase the enrollment.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today that a 2010 law adding two at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board is unconstitutional, meaning the candidates for those seats will not be on the 2014 general election ballot.Read More »
There will be almost double the number of students from last year starting the new school year in a program that provides public money for private schools.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge set aside a week in October for a hearing that will decide whether the state has to pay back $1.3 billion the Legislature illegally withheld from schools as it grappled with billions of dollars of red ink during the recession.Read More »