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[REGIONAL NEWS] Crackdown on California charter schools brings out hundreds to protest at Capitol

Posted by   /  April 11, 2019  /  Education, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Andrew Sheeler and Hannah Wiley | Sacramentio Bee Charter school advocates packed a Capitol hearing Wednesday to protest a package of bills supported by teachers’ unions that would limit the opening of new charter campuses. The bills are part of a legislative push to restrict charter schools that has already produced a win. Gov. […]

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Company moving to Chandler is under fire by investors

Posted by   /  April 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

Zovio Bridgepoint Education Chandler Airport CenterA new multi-tenant building that opened in January at Chandler Airport Center will house as many as 800 employees of Bridgepoint Education, which will now call itself Zovio. By Paul Maryniak East Valley Tribune Executive  A California for-profit online education services company last week announced it’s moving its headquarters to […]

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ASU suicide exhibit becomes a powerful symbol

Posted by   /  April 6, 2019  /  Education, Health Care  /  No Comments

   Hundreds of backpacks once owned by students across the country who took their lives were laid out on the lawn of ASU’s main campus as a reminder of a growing plight confronting young people./Pablo Robles/Tribune Staff Writer By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune An Arizona State University student broke into tears when she […]

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AG files amended complaint against regents over ASU real estate deals

Posted by   /  April 5, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

KTAR.com ASU President Michael Crow, who also spoke at the event, questioned how the attorney general’s office could sue a state body when the office also represents them in other matters. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday that his office filed an amended complaint against the Arizona Board of Regents in a lawsuit over […]

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Road to resilience: ASU adviser uses I-10 to spread awareness about water policy

Posted by   /  March 29, 2019  /  Education, Water  /  No Comments

ASU presidential adviser Duke Reiter, President and CEO of the Arizona Community Foundation Steve Seleznow and ASU president Michael Crow speak at the Ten Across Water Summit at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. /Photo by Dustin Davila-Bojorquez | The State Press Wellington ‘Duke’ Reiter brought his vision to Phoenix for a three-day summit […]

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Napolitano questions need for Trump order to enforce campus free speech

Posted by   /  March 22, 2019  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Napolitano says we don’t need a government order to say there needs to be free speech on college campuses,/Photo by Luv Junious/Cronkite News By Keerthi Vedantam | Cronkite News Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano said Thursday that a Trump administration policy that threatens to strip funding from colleges in the name of free speech is […]

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Republicans boast about K-12 funding, but the numbers don’t support their claims

Posted by   /  March 19, 2019  /  Education  /  No Comments

An Arizona teacher holds up a sign in front of the state Capitol during a rally on April 26. //Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror  Have you heard? Under Republican leadership, K-12 funding is no longer a problem, because of all the great work our Republican leaders have done, and […]

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Choose: Murderer or Hero — Rose Law Group Notable Quotable

Posted by   /  March 14, 2019  /  Education, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Sports  /  No Comments

   

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Bill to repeal Arizona’s English-only law moves forward

Posted by   /  March 13, 2019  /  Education, Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

  By Laura Gómez | Arizona Mirror Arizona lawmakers widely support a measure that would repeal a voter-approved policy forbidding bilingual education. House Concurrent Resolution 2026, sponsored by Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, passed 59-1 in the House of Representatives on Feb. 28, and the Senate Education Committee gave it unanimous approval Tuesday. HCR2026 would […]

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Arizona lawmakers want attorney general to investigate Perry High School MAGA gear incident

Posted by   /  March 5, 2019  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Dustin Gardiner and Paulina Pineda | Arizona Republic Published Republican state lawmakers have asked Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate a Gilbert high school where students wearing President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” attire and carrying a banner ran into problems last week. House Majority Leader Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, authored the letter […]

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