Clean Elections looks for new partner after fallout over Hobbs, Lake interviews
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission is looking for a new gubernatorial event partner because Arizona PBS scheduled an interview with Democratic candidate Katie Hobbs without commissioners’ knowledge after Hobbs declined to debate Republican opponent Kari Lake.
Ducey orders end to universities’ policies for unvaccinated students
Gov. Doug Ducey has forbade public universities and community colleges from requiring that students and staff wear masks and get tested regularly for Covid.
Tuition proposals a mix of hikes, holding steady, unknowns
Arizona's three state universities have announced tuition proposals for the 2020-2021 academic year, proposing increases for some students but holding steady for others while waiting to decide in still other categories.
Arizona poised to win in new economy if we invest wisely
Make no mistake about it. The race to win in the new economy is competitive and it has already begun. Arizona is poised to be a winner in this race if we take advantage of what we have and invest wisely. What ABOR has proposed is to use this investment to put ASU to work for Arizona and win the race.
Investment in engineering could reap massive economic benefits
There is a good reason to place our faith in engineers. They are designers. They take what hasn’t been done yet and turn imagination into something real. They are, in their own way, artists who see things most of us do not see and who have creative talents not everyone is so fortunate to possess.
No time to relax, competitive forces fiercer than ever
We are asking for this investment from the state. We accept the assignment. And we will deliver.
DACA students to get special tuition rate under proposed Republican law
Barred from receiving in-state tuition at Arizona community colleges and universities, DACA recipients could still get a break on the cost of tuition under a Republican-backed bill.
Tax-hike plan from conservative changes school-funding debate
Pigs aren’t flying. But it’s probably worth another look out the window, just to check, now that a conservative Republican proposed raising taxes in Arizona.
ASU moving its Thunderbird School of Global Management
Arizona State University officials say they're moving the Thunderbird School of Global Management from its historic Glendale campus to a new facility on ASU's downtown Phoenix campus.
Study says 1 in 5 public school teacher positions unfilled
More than 1,300 teaching positions are still unfilled four weeks into the school year according to a new report.
ASU Foundation tax filings reveal little on personal ties, lobbying expenses
While the foundation receives high marks from charity watchdog organizations for directing above-average portions of revenue to program services, experts in nonprofits say there are some oddities contained in ASU Foundation’s tax filings.
University bonding plan is a big investment in Arizona’s future
The budget I signed this week makes significant new investments in K-12 education, with a focus on teacher salaries, making our best schools available to more students and providing added resources in low-income areas to help close the achievement gap.