Struggling Sells school district works to close achievement gap.
Says profiteering is also harmful to the state's educational system.
In metro area Missouri public schools, a strong correlation exists between student performance on state exams and the share of a school's population that receives federally subsidized lunches, an indicator of poverty.
Myriad factors influence academic performance, but the charts below demon…
Pima County will temporarily halt routine tuberculosis screenings beginning April 15.
Nearly 600 Arizonans are diagnosed HIV positive each year, which is why creators of a new statewide resource tool - hivaz.org - are hoping to shine a light on a "forgotten" but preventable disease.
Arizona needs to spend its money on proven, researched-based strategies.
Research has shown that testing doesn't make students smarter or improve the educational outcomes for those at risk. It just makes test-makers wealthier.
NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy will start subjecting its sailors in the United States to random blood-alcohol tests starting next month.
WASHINGTON — Schoolteachers should have to pass a stringent exam — much like the bar exam for lawyers — before being allowed to enter the profession, one of the nation’s largest teachers unions said Monday.
Pima County Deputy Duane Gustafson, front, covers a door as Deputy Ken Taylor checks on a "suspect" he has shot inside the new live-fire house, a training facility. Deputies are able to use either "simmunitions" fired from special weapons or live ammo.
Pima County deputies have a new training facility to keep their skills sharp.
U.S. astronauts laugh while standing around models of the Atlas and nose capsule designed to carry them into space in San Diego, California September 25, 1959. From left are Walter Schirra, J.R. Dempsey, executive of convair, maker of Atlas, John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Alan Shepar…