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Ron Shoopman: Teacher retention crisis

Ron Shoopman: Teacher retention crisis

We must find ways to keep excellent teachers in our schools. 

January 05, 2016 6:45 pmLoading…
Cienega High teacher wins $25K Milken award

Cienega High teacher wins $25K Milken award

Brittany Matsushino teaches sophomore English and serves as the Student Council advisor.

November 16, 2015 7:56 pm Video Loading…
Arizona parents can't opt kids out of standardized tests. AG says

Arizona parents can't opt kids out of standardized tests. AG says

Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the exemption law does not include testing.

October 09, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
AG: Parents can't keep kids from state standardized tests

AG: Parents can't keep kids from state standardized tests

Mark Brnovich says nothing in the state exemption law specifically includes a right to withdraw from the tests.

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For WW II and Korean War veteran, cold war had more than 1 meaning

For WW II and Korean War veteran, cold war had more than 1 meaning

Recalls providing for German prisoners of war, and living through sub-zero degrees. 

October 06, 2015 7:44 pm Photos

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Arizona couple, both teachers, arrested in teen-sex case

Arizona couple, both teachers, arrested in teen-sex case

PEORIA, Ariz  — An Arizona high school teacher had a sexual relationship with a teenage student for years and that his wife, who is also a teacher, failed to report it, police say.

October 03, 2015 7:58 am Related
'Sgt. D' teaches life skills to JROTC students at Cholla High

'Sgt. D' teaches life skills to JROTC students at Cholla High

Army sergeant went from serving the country to serving local high-schoolers.

September 28, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
State schools chief, Diane Douglas, faces recall effort

State schools chief, Diane Douglas, faces recall effort

State law gives recall organizers just 120 days to submit 366,128 valid signatures.

September 01, 2015 10:07 am Related Loading…
Arizona teacher accused of trafficking drugs

Arizona teacher accused of trafficking drugs

Rafael Luna reportedly told police he has hauled drugs in the past.

August 25, 2015 11:00 am Related Loading…
Sentencing in San Simon teacher's student-sex case postponed

Sentencing in San Simon teacher's student-sex case postponed

Marie Donaldson's sentencing has been moved to Sept. 14.

August 20, 2015 10:07 am Related Loading…
Inmate pleads guilty to raping prison teacher

Inmate pleads guilty to raping prison teacher

Arizona has faced intense criticism over the attack on the teacher, who was alone in room of sex offenders.

August 10, 2015 5:59 pm Related
With spacious new quarters, literacy group really connects

With spacious new quarters, literacy group really connects

Nonprofit Literacy Connects is a busy place in its new campus.

August 03, 2015 7:19 pm Photos

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Low marks for Arizona in education study

Low marks for Arizona in education study

There was not a single area where Arizona scored above the national average.

July 29, 2015 3:00 pmLoading…
Arizona teacher arrested in deadly DUI wreck

Arizona teacher arrested in deadly DUI wreck

She was driving more than 75 miles per hour and did not apply the brakes, police say.

January 02, 2015 4:28 pm Related
Once-paralyzed Oro Valley man now teaches tai chi

Once-paralyzed Oro Valley man now teaches tai chi

"Little miracles," a lot of motivation got him moving again.

December 26, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

First real pay raise in years will mean additional $500 per year. 

December 09, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Ariz. teacher wanted in student-sex probe arrested in Hawaii

Ariz. teacher wanted in student-sex probe arrested in Hawaii

U.S. Marshals arrested Deborah Hoshiyama, 45, early Tuesday.

November 18, 2014 2:55 pm Related Loading…

Mailer attempts to 'terrify' Democrats about Barber

Election-time news and gossip in the Old Pueblo.

November 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

The lawsuit filed in Pinal County Superior Court doesn't seek specific damages.

October 07, 2014 6:43 pmLoading…

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