NFL Green brings Arizona community together, helps schools
The National Football League’s environmental program, NFL Green, has left a lasting impact in the Phoenix area in the lead-up to this year’s Super Bowl, including providing books and other needed supplies to cash-strapped schools in Arizona.
Bill mandating parental oversight of school library books gets Senate panel OK
A bill requiring public review of all school library books has passed its first hearing in the Arizona Senate. House Bill 2439 would establish parental review for books that are approved for school libraries, requiring schools to post the list of newly purchased books on their websites for at least 60 days after approval. The […]
Fate of the hidden museum
As the Burton Barr Phoenix Central Library approaches its 20th anniversary, the potential and promise of an integrated curriculum of art and literature lie ahead with a renewed focus on the body of knowledge art is capable of contributing to the overall curriculum of the library.
Ethnic studies texts won’t be in Tucson classrooms
Seven books removed from Tucson classrooms following the elimination of an ethnic studies program won't be returned. A resolution to bring the books back into the classroom failed to garner a motion for a vote Tuesday before the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board.
Bill requires all teaching tools to be approved
A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that bars teachers from using any books or materials in the classroom that are not pre-approved by the school district.