Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Diane Douglas has expressed her disdain for the federal government’s hand in education, but she’ll be in charge of administering close to $2 billion in federal grants funneling through the Arizona Department of Education. Chuck Essigs, ...Read More »
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Across the country, a thriving dissatisfaction with the U.S. government is prompting a growing spate of bills in state legislatures aimed at defying federal control over firearms - more than 200 during the last decade, a News21 investigation found.Read More »
American Indian leaders who criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations will soon mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from the U.S. Justice Department.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is poised to take a final vote on a bill to recognize gold and silver as legal tender in the state, but officials are at least a year away — if not longer — from setting up a system for Arizonans to use gold and silver to make purchases.Read More »
All eyes will be on Tucson Unified School District in the next year as it establishes a court-ordered “culturally relevant” classes.
And while most are going to see how the process unfolds, Attorney General Tom Horne is certain the curriculum merely will be a resurrected version of the banned Mexican American Studies program because the new classes are under development by the same person who designed the defunct program.