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Meet the 2014 Leaders of the Year

More than 300 attendees packed the Camelback Ballroom at The Phoenician the evening of Sept. 16 to honor the 2014 Arizona Capitol Times Leaders of the Year in Public Policy, now in its eighth year. This year’s honorees were selected ...

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Huppenthal joins the ‘barbarians,’ flip-flops on Common Core

School Superintendent John Huppenthal (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)

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.

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