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Verizon looks to youth for problem-solving apps

Verizon looks to youth for problem-solving apps

Winning concepts will be developed and available in the Google Play store. 

August 07, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
State must restore $316 million in education funds

State must restore $316 million in education funds

Judge's ruling raises possibility bill could reach whopping $2.9 billion.

July 11, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is promoting five T’s to replace the traditional five C’s of Arizona’s economy — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Guns on campus offers illusion of safety

Legislation that would allow Arizona schools to keep a gun on campus and give one person access to it offers the illusion of doing something to further safety rather than taking concrete steps to protect children.

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Step team performs at Tillman Elementary

Step team performs at Tillman Elementary

Morquise Evans, (left) Tyale McNary and Kamron Speed, from the Riverview Gardens High School step team, Gentlemen of Vision, perform a routine for Tillman Elementary students on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, during an assembly for Black History Month. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

February 28, 2014 12:57 pmLoading…
Step team performs at Tillman Elementary

Step team performs at Tillman Elementary

The Riverview Gardens High School step team, Gentlemen of Vision, perform a routine for Tillman Elementary students on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, during an assembly for Black History Month. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

February 28, 2014 12:53 pmLoading…

Step team performs at Tillman Elementary

Morquise Evans, (left) from the Riverview Gardens High School step team, Gentlemen of Vision, perform a routine with Tillman Elementary 5th graders Fiona Wilton (center) and Claire Beck on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, during an assembly at Tillman for Black History Month. Photo by Christian Gooden…

February 28, 2014 12:57 pmLoading…
Pattonville school

Pattonville school

Fourth grader Orney Walker, (center) vies to answer a question in class on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rose Acres Elementary School in the Pattonville district. Rose Acres has absorbed 26 transfer students and hired two staff members with money from failing districts to accommodate the new st…

February 09, 2014 4:31 pmLoading…
Pattonville school

Pattonville school

Reading interventionist teacher Nancy Stevens-Martin holds class with three students on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rose Acres Elementary School in the Pattonville district. Stevens-Martin was hired after Rose Acres absorbed 26 transfer students with money from failing districts. Photo by Chr…

February 09, 2014 4:29 pmLoading…
Pattonville school

Pattonville school

Fourth grade teacher Mary Spitzmiller conducts class on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rose Acres Elementary School in the Pattonville district. Rose Acres has absorbed 26 transfer students and hired two staff members with money from failing districts to accommodate the new students. Photo by Ch…

February 09, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Pattonville school

Pattonville school

Fourth grader Orney Walker, right, does an exercise with Braden Rahn (left) and teacher Mary Spitzmiller on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rose Acres Elementary School in the Pattonville district. Rose Acres has absorbed 26 transfer students and hired two staff members with money from failing di…

February 09, 2014 4:26 pmLoading…
Pattonville school

Pattonville school

Fourth grader Orney Walker reads during an exercise in class on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rose Acres Elementary School in the Pattonville district. Rose Acres has absorbed 26 transfer students and hired two staff members with money from failing districts to accommodate the new students. Pho…

February 09, 2014 4:26 pmLoading…

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.

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Deseg plan shouldn't punish today's Tucson Unified students

The Tucson Unified School District has lived under a federal desegregation court order for nearly 40 years.

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Court backs Arizona on use of taxpayer-funded  'scholarships' to send kids to private schools

Court backs Arizona on use of taxpayer-funded 'scholarships' to send kids to private schools

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are free to give parents what amounts to a voucher of public funds to educate their children at any private or parochial school they want, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today.

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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.

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St. Louis Public Schools audited

St. Louis Public Schools audited

State Auditor Tom Schweich announces his office's findings in an audit of the St. Louis Public Schools on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in the Wainwright Building in downtown St. Louis. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

September 04, 2013 4:35 pmLoading…
St. Louis Public Schools audited

St. Louis Public Schools audited

St. Louis Public Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams speaks to media following the release of State Auditor Tom Schweich's audit of the district on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in the Wainwright Building in downtown St. Louis. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

September 04, 2013 2:42 pmLoading…
St. Louis Public Schools audited

St. Louis Public Schools audited

State Auditor Tom Schweich (right) greets St. Louis Public Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams in the Wainwright Building in downtown St. Louis on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, after Schweich announced his office's findings in an audit of the St. Louis Public Schools. Photo by Christian Gooden, …

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