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Arizona’s teacher shortage has reached ‘crisis levels,’ report finds

Posted by   /  April 24, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

KTAR The teacher shortage in Arizona has hit “crisis levels” as the number of educators leaving the profession each year has outpaced the number of education degrees produced by the state’s public universities. According to key facts from an upcoming report from Arizona State University, 42 percent of state teachers hired in 2013 left the […]

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Flagstaff student housing wins in court

Posted by   /  April 22, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Arizona Daily Sun The Hub has won. A Pima County Superior Court judge on Friday denied the appeal of the Flagstaff Board of Adjustment’s decision to allow construction of a student housing complex, known as The Hub 2.0. Judge James Marner, who was invited to hear the case due to local […]

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Schools should be able to censor student journalists, some Arizona lawmakers argue

Posted by   /  April 21, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star Legislation designed to protect student journalists from censorship hit a roadblock Thursday amid criticism from some lawmakers that they’re not entitled to such protection. House Majority Leader John Allen, R-Scottsdale, yanked SB 1384 from consideration after more than an hour of debate over its merits. […]

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Those with Bachelor’s Degrees more likely to own home, study says

Posted by   /  April 20, 2017  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Zoe Eisenberg | RISMedia While it’s no news that having a college education can bring in higher wages, a new study shows that continued education may make you more likely to become a homeowner by age 30. Recent findings from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show that those with an education level […]

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Candidate list grows for school chief’s post

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times Two more candidates have joined the 2018 race for superintendent of public instruction, and neither challenger to Republican Diane Douglas had kind words for the incumbent. Tempe City Councilman David Schapira, a Democrat who has also served in the House and as Senate minority leader, and former U.S. […]

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Former Arizona Senate Minority Leader David Schapira likely to run for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

KTAR It appears that Arizona Diane Douglas will have at least one challenger with political know-how in the 2018 election. Former Arizona Senate Minority Leader David Schapira is hosting an event this afternoon to announce if he will run for the office. According to several reports, he plans to enter the race. Should he follow […]

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Pinal transportation tax needs to be passed, says real estate expert

Posted by   /  April 17, 2017  /  Economy, Education, Featured News, Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

  Education, labor force also a key to growth, panel told By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Transportation development is a necessity for Pinal County, Jim Belfiore, president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting told Friday’s Pinal Partnership panel. Belfiore was joined on the panel by Bill Honsaker, managing director at Jones Lang LaSalle […]

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Why a new park has Scottsdale residents concerned

Posted by   /  April 14, 2017  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Great Hearts Academy in working with the City of Scottsdale to help develop a public park. By Joshua Bowling | The Republic DC Ranch gave the park land to Scottsdale in 2003. Now, Great Hearts Academies is offering $4.5 million to build athletics facilities on the property. Scottsdale residents could […]

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American Leadership Academy breaks ground on new Queen Creek campus

Posted by   /  April 13, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Queen Creek Independent Government, business and community leaders joined American Leadership Academy to celebrate the groundbreaking of its newest K-6 campus on Signal Butte Road south of Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. McGrath Construction is the general contractor. The ALA-Signal Butte campus will be home to 700 students and over 60 employees, according to […]

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Chandler Museum design unveiled, touts a modern look

Posted by   /  April 12, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Mike Butler | East Valley Tribune The new Chandler Museum, in a rendering, will house a 4,500-square-foot exhibition hall, which will be large enough to present Chandler projects at the same time as national traveling shows. The new Chandler Museum will be a striking contemporary counterpoint to the historic McCullough-Price House, linked by an […]

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