Differences of opinion, beliefs and convictions are encouraged to be shared and discussed in a civil society. In higher education, these differences are allegedly encouraged in all venues, from the classroom to the governing board room. Yet conservative viewpoints are not welcomed in the Maricopa County Community Colleges and there are a series of events, including our recent election, that illustrate efforts to silence anything but a liberal perspective.Read More »
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Arizona school officials are bracing for more and deeper budget cuts as the state faces continued shortfalls.Read More »
Some say innovation could be a possible silver lining for Arizona schools as they brace for possible new state budget cuts.Read More »
Outgoing Arizona Corporation Commissioner Kris Mayes has been named to head a newly created program at Arizona State University's law school.Read More »
A panel of economists says Arizona's economy is on track to see decent job growth in 2011 and beyond as it continues to recover from the Great Recession.Read More »
I heard John Huppenthal on the news recently and, as a teacher, I am afraid by what I heard. I am afraid for my job and my students.Read More »
Teachers, legislators, students and co-workers remember Zachary Marco as a kind, considerate and genuine person with a positive attitude and a bright future.
Marco, a 21-year-old political-science major and honor student at Arizona State University, was shot about 9:30 p.m. October 17 near University Drive and Rural Road in Tempe while walking home from the library, according to Tempe Police.
Arizona health officials want to use public-spirited video to reduce the frequency of infections that people get in health-care settings such as hospitals while receiving treatment for other conditions.Read More »
The latest Census data shows Arizona ranks 30th in the country in the percentage of residents who hold a bachelor's degree.Read More »
A survey indicates that most Arizonans' first choice for balancing the state budget is to cut spending.Read More »