Round-up of various political stories from across the state
Challenger David Garcia benefits from incumbent's woes.
Says he won't leave office or discontinue his campaign.
Huppenthal said the blog posts were not meant in mean spirit
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal was caught making controversial anonymous comments.
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry has decided not to give an award to state Superintendent John Huppenthal over comments he made on political blogs.
PHOENIX — Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multistate consortium that is crafting tests for students.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s schools chief has decided to have state taxpayers pay more to help some children attend private and parochial schools than they would to keep them in public schools.
Summer reading program features digital books
Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.
PHOENIX — Arizona public schools have offered to give up their claim to more than $1.2 billion in lost aid if the state will simply agree to adjust the current formula to recognize the fact that lawmakers broke state law.
Congressman Raúl Grijalva wants the U.S. Department of Education to investigate a series of recorded calls in which the state school superintendent promoted a voucherlike program for private schools.
The Arizona Department of Education has rolled out a new online school report card system.
State school superintendent John Huppenthal connected with the National School Choice Week whistle-stop tour in Tucson on Wednesday to promote increased education options for Arizona families.
Walden Grove High School teacher Christopher Laughland gets a hug from a student after receiving the Milken Educator Award in a surprise assembly. The award recognizes educators for their methods, accomplishments, contributions and inspiration to students.
The Arizona Department of Education wants to suspend its school letter grades and third-grade reading requirement for one year as the state transitions to a new student assessment test.
Four Rio Rico High School students who helped save the life of their wrestling coach were recognized this afternoon by Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal.
PHOENIX — Saying it’s really a legal contract between the state and parents, state schools superintendent John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
A group of students who unsuccessfully fought to kill a law that led to the dismantling of Mexican American Studies in TUSD, and their parents, are now turning to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer ordered her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core’’ when referring to new education standards, in response to hostility from critics over what they see as a federal intrusion.