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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 13, 2014 3:00 pm 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 13, 2014 3:00 pm 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 13, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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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 13, 2014 3:00 pm 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 13, 2014 3:00 pm 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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Common Core at core of state school's chief campaign

Common Core at core of state school's chief campaign

PHOENIX — Republican Diane Douglas said voters should elect her as the next state schools chief to save education in Arizona from “people in the ivory towers that actually have the audacity to refer to our children as human capital.”

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

John Huppenthal falls in the GOP primary; plus other state race results.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Jones touts second amendment in Tucson stop

Jones touts second amendment in Tucson stop

Christine Jones discusses the Second Amendment at a campaign event Wednesday.

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Political round-up: Babeu provokes migrant protests for own benefit

Political round-up: Babeu provokes migrant protests for own benefit

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today.

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GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

Five Republicans also discuss Common Core standards.

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Arizona pulling out of multistate consortium crafting student tests

PHOENIX — Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multistate consortium that is crafting tests for students.

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State House approves review of child protection efforts

PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.

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Arizona lawmakers nearing budget deal

Arizona lawmakers nearing budget deal

PHOENIX — Senate Republican leaders have agreed to give Gov. Jan Brewer much of what she wants in a spending plan to avoid a gridlock on the new budget.

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Arizona lawmakers renew push to dump Common Core education standards

Arizona lawmakers renew push to dump Common Core education standards

PHOENIX — Unable to kill outright the Common Core program, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.

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Senators vote to rebuff Melvin, retain Common Core standards

The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards adopted by the National Governors Association.

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Arizona Senate kills bill to drop Common Core standards

Arizona Senate kills bill to drop Common Core standards

PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate today voted to kill a bill that would have scrapped the Common Core education standards.

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Senate votes to dump Common Core

PHOENIX — Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin persuaded Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years ago.

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Arizona Senate: Dump Common Core education standards

Arizona Senate: Dump Common Core education standards

Calling them a federal "dictate," Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote today to scrap the Common Core standards that the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.

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Arizona Senate panel votes to dump Common Core

PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted four years ago.

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