David Garcia worked for a year at the Arizona Capitol last decade, but that didn’t motivate him to dive much deeper into politics, beyond voting.Read More »
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Diane Douglas had always been heavily involved in her only child’s education, grilling teachers and administrators about what and how they were doing things and about her daughter’s progress, whether it was good or bad.Read More »
Garcia is getting his first bit of outside help by way of television ads from Restore Education Funding Now, which is spending a relatively paltry $159,000 in the Phoenix metro area from Oct. 11 through Election Day.Read More »
The two candidates for state superintendent of public instruction have strikingly different visions for the future of the Common Core State Standards in Arizona.Read More »
In her first appearance before a broader audience than the Tea Party, GOP Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Diane Douglas stuck to her main topic of repealing Common Core, the state’s learning standards.Read More »
The race for superintendent of public instruction so far has been one guy stumping for himself. Democrat David Garcia’s Republican opponent, Diane Douglas, has yet to engage him in a debate. She hasn’t updated her website from her primary run nor has she done any media interviews.Read More »
Two former GOP schools chiefs are endorsing Democratic candidate David Garcia for superintendent of public instruction.Read More »
Defending Common Core will likely drive business federations to stand with the teachers union behind Democratic schools chief candidate David Garcia in the Nov. 4 general election.Read More »
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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.