Report: Arizona gets a C- for state teacher policy
KTAR Newsroom | December 8, 2015 6:49 pm
A new, unflattering report card for education policy in Arizona is not one to brag about.
Arizona Hispanic leaders in support of education funding settlement
Cooper Rummell | November 3, 2015 7:41 pm
Hispanic leaders in Arizona have expressed their support for the negotiated settlement in the state’s K-through-12 education funding lawsuit.
Now hiring: Arizona turns to Texas to lure teachers
Mike Sackley | October 6, 2015 6:04 am
Arizona school districts are looking to Texas in the hopes of filling the state’s need for teachers.
Community college in Navajo Nation gets top grade
Sharon Mittelman | September 1, 2015 10:23 am
PHOENIX — The Navajo Nation’s Dine College has garnered a top ranking from a personal finance website. WalletHub ranked the school second on a list […]
Arizona to mull new averages after students bomb state standards test
KTAR Newsroom | August 11, 2015 6:15 am
PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Education will reconsider what it deems an acceptable score after students performed poorly on a new state standards test. […]
Phoenix-area students head back to school
Jim Cross | August 3, 2015 7:10 am
Vacation is officially over for thousands of Valley children, who returned to school Monday.
Metro Phoenix charter school system cleans up in international testing
KTAR Newsroom | August 18, 2014 10:05 am
PHOENIX — Two suburban Phoenix schools aced a test and earned recognition as among the top systems in the world. Basis Scottsdale and Chandler took […]
Test scores might not be telling us the real story about kids
Celia Baker/Deseret News | March 11, 2013 2:18 pm
Test-taking as an accountability measure is rampant in U.S. schools, and the results can have a big impact on how teachers and schools are evaluated. But research shows test scores are affected by many subtle factors.
Smartphones, smarter students
Gretchen Krebs/Deseret News | November 19, 2012 11:26 am
Schools are starting to capitalize on the technology students love to use, including smartphones, tablets, and other personal devices. In one study, test scores improved by 30 percent after smartphones were introduced to low-income students.
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