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Bill that effectively kills statewide tests gets tentative OK

Bill that effectively kills statewide tests gets tentative OK

Lawmakers also act on revenge porn, panhandling and modifying state license plates.

February 26, 2015 7:32 pmLoading…
Republican makes case for Common Core

Republican makes case for Common Core

Creating a standard of knowledge for students benefits us all.

February 25, 2015 6:37 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on Common Core, payday loan bill, bicycle safety, texting while driving.

February 24, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Arizona lawmakers reject challenge to Common Core

Arizona lawmakers reject challenge to Common Core

Senate kills bill that would have let schools develop their own standards.

February 23, 2015 7:51 pmLoading…

AZ efforts to kill Common Core are damaging

Scrapping test scores political points, but hurts students and state's image.

February 21, 2015 3:13 pmLoading…
AIMS now officially off graduation to-do list

AIMS now officially off graduation to-do list

TUSD announces it has canceled the tests. It's unclear what might replace them.

February 20, 2015 9:45 pmLoading…
AZ House panel moves to dump Common Core

AZ House panel moves to dump Common Core

The committee also approved another measure that could undermine future statewide assessments.

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Fired education workers back on the job — for now

Fired education workers back on the job — for now

PHOENIX — The state’s schools chief has backed down, at least for now, in her battle over who gets to hire and fire the staff of the Board of Education.

February 17, 2015 7:37 pmLoading…
Education board demands staff reinstatement

Education board demands staff reinstatement

State education board orders school superintendent Diane Douglas to end a lockout of its staff.

February 13, 2015 7:09 pm Photos

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Douglas fires 2 top execs on Education Board

Douglas fires 2 top execs on Education Board

Some question legality of Arizona superintendent's housecleaning.

February 11, 2015 7:13 pmLoading…
Legislature targets AIMS for early termination

Legislature targets AIMS for early termination

Bill exempting high school juniors and seniors from passing AIMS test gets preliminary approval

February 05, 2015 7:12 pmLoading…
New schools chief gives Arizona education bad marks

New schools chief gives Arizona education bad marks

Douglas wants teacher pay raises, says children are Common Core "guinea pigs."

January 21, 2015 5:30 pm Photos

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Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tanque Verde instructor says he was removed from several state committees.

December 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
New high school graduation test coming this spring

New high school graduation test coming this spring

Exam differs from AIMS and is based on Common Core Standards. 

November 03, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Trio of candidates seeking two Vail school seats

Trio of candidates seeking two Vail school seats

See where candidates stand on common core, high stakes testing, charter schools.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Nine TUSD candidates weigh in on the issues

Nine TUSD candidates weigh in on the issues

See where candidates stand on common core, high stakes testing, charter schools.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sunnyside board has two openings, three candidates

Sunnyside board has two openings, three candidates

See where candidates stand on common core, high-stakes testing, charter schools.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Three Amphi hopefuls vying for two board seats

Three Amphi hopefuls vying for two board seats

See where candidates stand on common core, high stakes testing, charter schools.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Voters will choose from among 4 Sahuarita school candidates

Voters will choose from among 4 Sahuarita school candidates

See where candidates stand on common core, high stakes testing, charter schools.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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District 4 candidates debate in Yuma

District 4 candidates debate in Yuma

Candidates for Arizona Senate and House discuss education and border issues

October 06, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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