Some lawmakers’ bills target standardized testing in Arizona
With Arizona weeks away from using the new AzMERIT test for the first time, four Republican lawmakers have offered legislation that would put its future in doubt.
Teacher claims he was blackballed for anti-Common Core comments
A Tucson-area teacher filed suit today claiming high-ranking Department of Education staffers called him an offensive name, documented their misgivings in his file and blackballed him for a public tirade against Common Core.
Garcia concedes schools chief race to Douglas
Democrat David Garcia conceded the race for superintendent of public Instruction late Monday to Republican Diane Douglas, who declared her slim margin of victory a mandate against Common Core learning standards.