Charter schools seeking to prevent loss of $6 million
Attorneys for charter schools will have their day in court Dec. 2 in an attempt to stop the state from taking almost $6 million from them.
Extracting funds for K-12
Crandell’s overhaul of school finance plan attracts skepticism and support
It’s a puzzle that has vexed policymakers, education leaders and business groups for decades, but it’s one that Sen. Chester Crandell hopes to solve: How can the state revamp education funding to be both fair and simple?
US education officials: Arizona an at-risk state
The U.S. Department of Education says Arizona is a high-risk state for failing to meet various Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility requirements.
More dollars for science
Universities’ request for research money could split GOP lawmakers
The state universities’ $1 billion request to upgrade research labs promises to bring fireworks to the Legislature and possibly a split among GOP lawmakers while wounds from last session’s Medicaid expansion are still fresh.
U.S., Arizona universities set international student enrollment records
WASHINGTON – Arizona universities ranked among the top schools for the number of international students they had enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year, a new report said.
Latino group to file counter suit in MCCCD tuition case
A Latino legal civil rights organization plans to file a counter suit against the state in its legal challenge to Maricopa County Community College District’s policy of granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.
Empowerment Scholarship Account program generates controversy
Max Ashton is a senior at Brophy College Preparatory with a 4.0 grade point average. He is also blind.
Report: Arizona saw nation’s largest in-state tuition hikes
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
Senator Yee: Personal finance instruction will lead to better choices
When Mitch Ruttenberg teaches economics at Trevor G. Browne High School, he ends each semester with lessons on credit cards, taxes, budgeting and other aspects of personal finance.
Arizona law on third-grade reading mandate goes live
Even as many districts and individual schools have ramped up their instruction, this year’s implementation of a 2010 state law may mean an estimated 1,500 Arizona third-graders will be denied promotions to fourth grade for not meeting required reading levels
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