State education leaders will scrounge to find $5 million to make up the difference between the estimated cost of a new achievement test and the dollars the Legislature appropriated for it.Read More »
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For-profit universities in Arizona said Monday that proposed federal regulations that would make them report average student debt levels, loan default rates and other “key outcomes” are unfair and may be based on flawed data.Read More »
Arizona’s universities are asking for $39 million in new money to help reach performance goals even though the Legislature and governor aren’t proposing any money for the plan.Read More »
Navajo Nation students who live in New Mexico or Utah stand to benefit from a policy change approved by the Arizona Board of Regents.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents this afternoon rejected a motion that essentially sought to reduce the tuition rates for students who are in the country illegally but who have received deferment from deportation under a federal program.Read More »
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.
Lone Democrat outweighed by crowded Republican field for governor
Next year’s primary is shaping up to be the hottest contest for a Republican gubernatorial nomination in more than 20 years.
University officials today pressed the business community and the state for more engagement in creating a robust college education system, even as they acknowledged that schools are adapting to technology-driven changes in higher education.Read More »
Four Arizona groups that work to promote health care are being awarded more than $2.1 million to help people buy health insurance in new federally run marketplaces that are set to open in October.Read More »
The board that oversees Arizona's state university system is expressing concern about student safety in the wake of dangerous and criminal activities that include alcohol-related injuries, sexual assaults and at least one fatality.Read More »