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Letter grades, AIMS scores will be released for Arizona schools today

Letter grades and AIMS scores will be released for Arizona schools today.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona moving ahead with expanded school-voucher plan

PHOENIX - Thousands of students in poorly performing public schools could soon get what amounts to a voucher from the state to go elsewhere - or even get educated at home - in a move that could take hundreds of millions of dollars a year out of the public school system.

April 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Cash for more class time dangled to 250 schools

PHOENIX - State lawmakers voted Tuesday to give more money to the most underperforming schools, if they are willing to stay in session longer.

March 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Failing school can be taken over by parents, Calif. court says

A group of California parents has cleared a legal hurdle to become the first in the nation to take over a failing elementary school under a “parent trigger law,” a legal tool gaining popularity around the country.

July 23, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

School voucher eligibility may reach 100,000

PHOENIX - A new law signed this week by Gov. Jan Brewer could give an estimated 100,000 children in Arizona schools a check from the state to go to a private or parochial school next year instead.

May 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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