Protest signs, vigils, marching and chanting in unison have been a hallmark in the debate over the Mexican American Studies program of Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
Arizona continues to receive donations to pay for defending the state's SB1070 illegal immigration law, but no longer at a gushing flow.Read More »
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has replaced Attorney General Tom Horne with private attorneys to defend him in an ethnic studies lawsuit filed by 11 Tucson Unified School District teachers.Read More »
The cultural clash over Tucson Unified School District’s ethnic studies program used to be one of Phoenix against the Old Pueblo.
A new conflict has emerged, however, which pits teachers in the program, their supporters and the Pima County Democratic Party against two Democratic school board members, the district’s superintendent and a Tucson group dedicated to improving public schools.
Citing a conflict of interest, Attorney General Tom Horne passed part of his investigation into the Fiesta Bowl scandal to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.Read More »
The state is delaying release of an audit of the Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American Studies program.Read More »
Two of Arizona's top-ranking elected officials may take a stab at reforming Arizona's lobbying laws.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is still weighing her options for how to appeal Monday’s ruling on Senate Bill 1070, but she indicated that she wants the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to review the case again before she moves on to the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
While efforts to drastically change Arizona’s school finance system have not materialized in recent years at the Legislature, two lawsuits that aim to do that are creeping through Maricopa County Superior Court.Read More »
A man convicted of killing two people in a 1989 Phoenix convenience store robbery was executed Tuesday despite last-minute arguments by his attorneys who raised questions over one of the lethal injection drugs and said there was "substantial doubt" about his guilt.Read More »