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Letters on streetcar column, changing city golf future, president's executive action.

January 07, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
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Views on border strike force, prayers after shootings, success in Foothills schools.

December 05, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Rincon/UHS students brew up cafe to pay for new library books

Rincon/UHS students brew up cafe to pay for new library books

The Rincon/UHS library club has led the way to opening of an on-campus coffee house.

November 02, 2015 7:11 pm Video Photos

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Plans to help Arizona schools deserve a look

Plans to help Arizona schools deserve a look

Gov. Ducey, Republicans and educators all have ideas, so let's talk. 

September 05, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Readers respond to school funding plan, minimum wage letter, Israel boycott.

June 12, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Letters on Ann Kirkpatrick, tax increases, thanks for road repairs, Roadshow experience.

June 05, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Reader opinions on Ducey and school funding, death penalty, Memorial Day column.

May 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Parents help scuttle deal on cell towers at school

Parents help scuttle deal on cell towers at school

TUSD school rebuffs cellphone towers and funds, citing health concerns. 

March 08, 2015 7:54 pmLoading…

More parents see standardized tests as harmful

Bill would allow them to refuse statewide exams without penalizing schools. 

February 21, 2015 7:45 pmLoading…

Judge doesn't compel negotiations on Arizona schools suit

But she implores Arizona legislators, districts to resolve funding dispute.

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Lawmakers fight court order for more school funding

Attorneys for the state Legislature want to void a court order to restore funds illegally withheld from schools.

December 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

State asks court to deny $1 billion owed to schools

PHOENIX — Attorneys for state lawmakers are urging a judge to reject a request by Arizona schools for more than $1 billion in inflation funding they were not given, saying it’s impossible and would wreck the budget.

December 05, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

State appeals court denies charter school argument for same funding as public schools.

November 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Democratic DuVal wants to restore inflation funding for schools. Republican Ducey disagrees.

September 10, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Lawmaker's lawyer argues court can't order them to give more to schools

PHOENIX — The attorney for state lawmakers told a judge Friday there’s no basis for her to order his clients to give as much as $2.9 billion in withheld state aid to public schools.

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Schools say they will drop $1.2B settlement claim if lawmakers honor 2000 law; Legislature balks

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.

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Arizona charter schools want bigger share of state funds

PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than to charter schools.

January 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State charter schools want an extra $135 million a year

PHOENIX — The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.

December 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Supreme Court told lawmakers can ignore education funding mandate

PHOENIX - An attorney for the state told the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday legislators are free to ignore a voter mandate to increase education funding each year to account for inflation.

July 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Justices to decide power of voters in funding mandate

PHOENIX - The state high court is going to give Arizona lawmakers another chance to argue they don't have to obey a voter mandate to annually increase basic state aid to schools.

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