Grand Canyon University

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May 23, 2023

Public and private support for applied research drives innovation in Arizona

Arizona has the potential to become a leader in innovation and a significant contributor to the global economy. To achieve this goal, we must prioritize the correct processes.

May 20, 2023

Low-income tenants lack options as old mobile home parks are razed

The razing of older mobile home parks across the United States worries advocates who say bulldozing them permanently eliminates some of the already limited housing for the poorest of the poor. Residents may have to double up with relatives or live in their cars amid spiking evictions and homelessness, they warn.

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Apr 17, 2023

Gress wants to expand Teachers Academy program

A first-term state lawmaker wants to expand the Teachers Academy program that provides scholarships to prospective public school teachers to students attending private and religious colleges.

mobile home parks, Gress, bill
Mar 31, 2023

Mobile home owners forced out of parks to get larger payouts under new law

Residents of three mobile home parks facing imminent eviction could get bigger payouts from the state for leaving or moving their homes following a new law.

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May 30, 2021

Grand Canyon U. launches partnership to help needy

I get excited about a lot of things that are happening at Grand Canyon University, but I don’t think I’ve ever been as excited as I am about the potential of our new partnership with CityServe.

Sep 24, 2018

Douglas proposes Christian-based academic standards

A parade of teachers, parents and others lined up Monday to ask the state Board of Education to reject efforts by the state schools chief to alter -- and they believe dilute -- academic standards.

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Sep 20, 2018

Charter schools move Arizona forward, but more can be done

Arizona’s charter schools are indeed a success story for our state. Our leaders should be applauded for having the vision to carefully create a climate in which school choice benefits so many through specialized learning, improved test scores, and education options.

Jul 2, 2018

Grand Canyon University gains non-profit status

After 14 years as a for-profit university, Grand Canyon University turned back the clock and reverted back to its non-profit status as of today.

Jan 8, 2018

Brian Mueller: Trying to grow a university to the highest degree

What began as interview with Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller about GCU’s tuition fee freeze, now on its 10th consecutive year, quickly spawned into a free-wheeling discussion about how Americans are rethinking the value of a college degree.

Jul 18, 2016

GCU flexes political muscles with new campaign committee

Following the defeat of a high-priority bill that would have given Grand Canyon University a massive property tax break, the school is looking to wade into the world of electoral politics.

May 6, 2016

GCU offers cash to school districts if property tax cut passes

Grand Canyon University’s president offered to offset any impact a massive tax break would have on two school districts.

May 5, 2016

Improving Arizona’s education system will take all of us

While we debate what it takes to fortify Arizona’s future workforce, we must also consider what citizens, organizations, educators and governments can do to transform our schools and our inner-city neighborhoods, too.