cosmetology, Hobbs, Hendrix
Apr 12, 2023

Bill to lower cost, time needed to become cosmetologist shows good bipartisanship

HB2525, sponsored by Rep. Laurin Hendrix, R-Gilbert, and signed by Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs, creates an alternative pathway via apprenticeship programs, which provide a debt-free alternative to traditional beauty school by allowing students to learn on the job while earning a wage.

Mar 2, 2023

Report: over half school districts in state spent less in classroom instruction

More than half the school districts in Arizona spent a smaller percentage of their dollars in classroom instruction in the last school year than the year before, according to a new report.

vouchers, ESA, private schools, public schools, Ducey, Hobbs, governor, tuition, budget
Feb 6, 2023

Nation watches as Arizona’s universal ESA voucher fiasco fails

Universal ESA vouchers are already a dismal failure defunding our local public schools, threatening to bankrupt our state and raising red flags about taxpayer-funded discrimination. And the nation is watching as special interests rush to force through vouchers in other states before the cautionary tale of Arizona comes fully to light.

NFL, Super Bowl, Green Week, Arizona Cardinals, NFL Green, The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center, books, Valley of the Sun YMCA, Jack Barnes Elementary School, sports equipment, games, school supplies
Jan 31, 2023

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.