Thanks to a scholarship program funded by the state's First Things First tobacco tax, twice as many early education teachers in Pima County, Ariz., hold college degrees now than did five years ago,
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December 09, 2014
November 26, 2014
In order for an official recall election to take place, supporters have to get at least 364,000 signatures, or 25 percent of all ballots cast in the general election.
November 20, 2014
Arizona does not have to fund the state's charter schools at the same level as its district schools, according to an appeals court ruling.
November 19, 2014
An Arizona appeals court has ruled that the state's charter schools aren't owed the same amount of money that district schools receive.
November 06, 2014
Charter school quality varies widely in Arizona, and on average is no better than regular public schools according to a new study. But comparing averages hides some important nuances.
November 03, 2014
The new test will be called the AzMERIT exam, and will replace the state's Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) tests
August 27, 2014
High-profile governor and state education chief races in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont highlight the common core and education funding as top campaign issues.
June 19, 2014
John Huppenthal apologizes for comments that may have been considered offensive.
May 30, 2014
The state will issue a request for proposals for new tests, and wants to create a level playing field in considering all bidders.
May 23, 2014
More than 60,000 educators in the state will have access to the system for professional development.