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Battle over residency requirements tests the nuances of language

With two vacancies to fill in the Arizona Senate this summer, lawyers, lawmakers and potential legislators have found themselves at odds over the requirements to serve at the state Capitol.

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Costs of new test to be hotly debated (access required)

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Public school superintendents aren’t expecting much money from the Legislature for putting Common Core into effect, but the cost of the test to measure new learning standards is going to be a hot topic of the 2014 Legislature.

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The Drama of Common Core


New set of school standards searches for success

Topock, an Arizona town on the far western edge of the state, doesn’t even have a stoplight. But its school district has scrambled to prepare for the new standards and get the Internet capacity and computers necessary for the 2015 debut of the accompanying test.

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