A federal judge is being asked to postpone the next round of hearings in an 18-year-old court case over adequacy of Arizona's school programs for students learning English.Read More »
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The décor of Curtis Acosta’s classroom and some of the core principles that he is teaching in his Latino Literature class at Tucson High Magnet School represent the impact points in the upcoming clash between state education officials and the Tucson Unified School District over the curriculum used in the district’s Mexican-American Studies program.
At any point after the law takes effect Jan. 1, Arizona school officials may decide that the Tucson Unified School District is not complying with HB2281, a law passed by the Arizona Legislature this year that puts restrictions on ethnic studies courses, such as those offered as part of the Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson.
Longtime Arizona lawmaker John Huppenthal has wanted to revamp the state's school system for years. Now, he'll get the chance.Read More »
Nationally, Democrats suffered disaster in the general election. In Arizona, it was even worse. For the first time since 1994, Republicans swept Arizona’s statewide offices. Even the Attorney General’s Office, which has been in Democratic hands for the past 12 years, couldn’t withstand the Republican tsunami.Read More »
With nearly half the state’s precincts reporting vote totals, Republicans looked poised to sweep Arizona’s statewide offices for the first time since 1994. By 9:15 p.m., the Republicans’ statewide slate took the stage at the Arizona GOP’s election night party ...Read More »
Sen. John Huppenthal intends to take his fight against ethnic studies programs to the University of Arizona if he is elected state superintendent of public instruction.Read More »
With early voting starting next week, the three candidates in the Republican primary for state superintendent of public instruction are trying to distinguish themselves from their opponents who hold similar beliefs on improving schools in Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission will hold two debates this week for candidates for state superintendent of public instruction.Read More »
A law firm associated with the Arizona Democratic Party is appealing a court ruling that threw out a complaint seeking to remove Sen. John Huppenthal from the ballot for Superintendent of Public Instruction.Read More »
A law firm associated with Arizona Democratic Party will appeal a June 17 court decision that threw out the case against Sen. John Huppenthal, a Chandler Republican who is running for Superintendent of Public Instruction.Read More »