When it comes to school regulation, less is more
Let’s identify needless regulations and cut the red tape holding back our district and charter schools. Let’s free the education innovators, truly put parents in charge of their children’s education, ensure more of every dollar gets spent in the classroom instead of the front office and build the best possible education system for Arizona!
RoRo row: New law hampers Roosevelt Row plan
A law signed by Gov. Doug Ducey could derail future plans for more formal support and money to aid the burgeoning Roosevelt Row district. And neighborhood advocates say they’re gearing up to fight the law and vow to continue their plans for a special taxing district.
Arts contribute to a healthy Arizona economy
As Arizonans sharpen their focus on the actions that will enable our state to become more competitive, emerging evidence points to the profound economic impact of arts and culture organizations. In fact, the arts not only enrich our community, but they contribute to a healthy economy.
Brewer to have memoir published
Gov. Jan Brewer will be a published author later this fall when her memoir, “Scorpions for Breakfast,” is published.
Arizona’s English immersion program could be unlawful
At a time when one-in-eight students in Arizona qualify for English language services, the state has made controversial and — according to the federal government – possibly unlawful changes to its language education program.
Arts education: The true picture
Most K-12 schools in Arizona offer students some sort of arts instruction, but the vast majority of those schools spend less than $1 per student per year in supporting those classes, according to a report released in July.
Centennial celebration intended to be artistically diverse
The long list of projects underway for the Arizona Centennial includes a varied mix of artistic and educational endeavors.
Alberto Rios has always shared a connection with the history — both cultural and geographic — of Arizona. Born and raised here, the writer often presents images of the alternatively lush and barren landscape of the Grand Canyon State.
‘Jobs bill’ redux: Tobin taking new version public
Tobin is planning to circulate a revamped version of the “jobs bill” that stalled in the Senate back in April and is hoping to get legislative and gubernatorial candidates to endorse the measure. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the June 15 Yellow Sheet Report, go to www.yellowsheetreport.com (Yellow Sheet […]