Arizona Education News

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Griselda Zetino

Arizona Gov. Ducey called on to keep promise, address school spending cap

Some say Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has failed to keep his promise to call a special session so they can vote to lift the school spending cap.
7 days ago
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SuElen Rivera

UArizona to lead study to reduce risk of cancer in firefighters

Two Arizona universities are parterning on a study to reduce the risk of cancer in firefighters after receiving a $4 million grant.
13 days ago
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Associated Press

Biden extends student loan pause amid lawsuit

President Joe Biden announced that his administration will extend the pause on federal student loan payments amid lawsuits.
16 days ago
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KTAR.com

7 Maricopa County Community College bachelor’s programs gain accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission has granted Maricopa County Community College District accreditation for seven bachelor’s degree programs.
17 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Incoming Arizona schools chief Tom Horne plans back-to-basics approach to learning

Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Tom Horne said Arizona schools will refocus on academics and tighter discipline on his watch.
20 days ago
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Griselda Zetino

Arizona high school senior projected to win race for school board

At 18 years old, Markus Ceniceros ran for a seat on the Littleton Elementary School District’s governing board in the West Valley.
23 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Maricopa County now says most ballots won’t be counted by Friday: ‘The goalposts have changed’

Maricopa County officials revised a prediction that most ballots would be counted by Friday, saying a day before that deadline that widespread counting would continue into the weekend.
28 days ago
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Associated Press

9-year-old being charged with bringing gun to Queen Creek school

Pinal County authorities are bringing felony charges against a 9-year-old Queen Creek student who brought a loaded gun to school in August.
1 month ago
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Griselda Zetino

Some Arizona schools looking abroad to fill teacher vacancies

As the state faces a teacher shortage, schools across Arizona are looking abroad to fill many vacant positions.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona schools once again facing ‘massive cuts’ because of spending limit

Arizona schools are once again at risk of having to slash their budgets because of a decades-long spending cap.
1 month ago
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Luke Forstner

Valley teen starts business to better serve school supply needs

One Arizona teenager took his high school experiences and turned it into his own business, and it’s attracting a lot of attention.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Teacher vacancies drop in Kyrene School District in 2022 amid changes

While many schools across Arizona face teacher shortages, one Valley school district saw vacancies drop in 2022 amid changes. 
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Applications open for next cycle of Arizona Teacher Residency program

Applications are now open for the 2023 cycle of the two-year Arizona Teacher Residency program supported by Northern Arizona University.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona summer learning camp program will return for 2023

An Arizona summertime learning program for schoolchildren has gotten the greenlight for a second year from Gov. Doug Ducey.
1 month ago
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SuElen Rivera

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman names biggest success of tenure

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman on Monday named her biggest success in office and acknowledged an area where more could have been done.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Katie Hobbs says she has opposed school vouchers in Arizona from the start

Katie Hobbs says she has opposed school vouchers in Arizona for over a decade because she was concerned about how the program would evolve.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Peoria offering educational scholarships for eligible students

The city of Peoria announced Wednesday it has offered scholarships to dozens of students, and the application deadline for the next semester is approaching.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Phoenix approves $750K in funding for high school education initiative ElevateEdAZ

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation will receive $750,000 in funding from the city to expand the education initiative ElevateEdAZ.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona schools chief candidates Hoffman, Horne differ on top education priority

The candidates for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction have differing opinions on what is the state's top education priority.
2 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey considers school choice expansion his proudest accomplishment

As his time in office winds down, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he considers the state’s school voucher expansion his proudest accomplishment.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona State University’s film school partners with Mexican institute at LA campus

Arizona State University is partnering with Mexico's University of Guadalajara to give film students opportunities at the California Center.
2 months ago
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Luke Forstner

Arizona teachers take unique trip to bolster Holocaust education

A professor in Arizona started planning a way to better prepare teachers who would lead classrooms on the Holocaust: a trip to experience some of that history themselves.
2 months ago
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Alex Weiner

Arizona Department of Education allocates $1M for classroom resources

The Arizona Department of Education will allocate $1 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds for classroom resources.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Salt River Project offers grants of up to $5,000 for Arizona schools

Teachers across Arizona can now apply for funding to enhance learning in the classroom through a Salt River Project educational program.
2 months ago