Two former GOP schools chiefs are endorsing Democratic candidate David Garcia for superintendent of public instruction.Read More »
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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 »
The Arizona Capitol Times asked its readers to predict how the primary elections would turn out. Here’s a look at what the newspaper’s readers think will happen.Read More »
Despite his self-inflicted blunders, incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is blaming his loss in the Republican primary to Diane Douglas on Common Core, the state’s learning standards.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party and a conservative lobbyist are alleging in separate complaints filed with the Citizens Clean Elections Commission that Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal used state resources for campaigning.Read More »
When Huppenthal addressed the media yesterday to discuss the effects of illegal immigration on education spending, the Fourth Estate was quick to question the timing of the event and voice suspicion that the news conference was a shameless attempt at election pandering.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal called a press conference today to talk about the impact of illegal immigration on Arizona education.Read More »
Huppenthal sent out separate email blasts this morning to educators and the media to clarify what he calls a misrepresentation of his consistent stance on Common Core.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal says his newfound opposition to the Common Core educational guidelines has been misrepresented and he now thinks they are “sound standards.”Read More »
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.