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Great teachers are a workforce investment

If Arizonans want talented and effective teachers in classrooms with our kids, then we must understand this group of professionals as a workforce and take steps to retain them in the same way we seek out and support other industries.

January 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

The will of the voters, coupled with a constitutional provision prohibiting legislative tinkering with anything approved at the ballot, pretty much makes ignoring mandated adjustments to public school funding off limits, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

September 26, 2013 10:06 amLoading…
4 Tucson schools face ‘failing’ label

4 Tucson schools face ‘failing’ label

Letter grades issued by the Arizona Department of Education measure how well schools are performing year to year. Today's scores show four Tucson school could be labeled as failing.

August 01, 2013 10:00 am Related Loading…

Brewer rejects expansion of private-school vouchers

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed an expansion of a program to use state funds to send children to private schools, saying the move goes too far.

April 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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