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Frank Riggs has slim lead in Republican contest for Arizona schools chief

Posted by   /  September 4, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Education  /  No Comments

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times Former California congressman Frank Riggs has a narrow lead in the Republican primary for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, based on votes counted so far from last Tuesday’s election. But as of Monday evening, Grand Canyon University instructor Bob Branch was trailing Riggs by just 295 votes. A […]

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‘I can’t believe it’s not a crime’: Brnovich says lawmakers must pass charter school reforms

Posted by   /  September 4, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Craig Harris | Arizona Republic Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is calling for new legislation to provide more oversight of the state’s charter schools in response to the latest Arizona Republic investigation into financial dealings at a major online school. Brnovich’s remarks came after the Republic reported that Primavera online charter school, which has […]

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Ticket sales, attendance dropping for college football

Posted by   /  August 30, 2018  /  Education, Sports  /  No Comments

Rose Law Group Reporter Staff As Arizona State and Arizona prepare to open their seasons, college football has an attendance problem. Average announced attendance in football’s top division dropped for the fourth consecutive year last year, declining 7.6% in four years, reports The Wall Street Journal. The average count of tickets scanned at home games—the […]

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Invest In Education income-tax measure knocked off November ballot by courts

Posted by   /  August 29, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

By Ricardo Cano | Arizona Republic An Arizona Supreme Court ruling Wednesday knocked the Invest In Education income-tax measure off the November ballot. According to the ruling, the measure is off because its description “did not accurately represent the increased tax burden on the affected classes of taxpayers.” The Invest In Education measure, recently titled […]

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Central Arizona College celebrates completion of 2 major new buildings

Posted by   /  August 22, 2018  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents TEP CAC By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent Central Arizona College cut the ribbon on two new buildings at the Signal Peak Campus on Tuesday. CAC paid for the new Student Union and science building with $33 million in bonds the Governing Board approved in early 2016. The […]

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Arizona State to expand into downtown L.A. at historic Herald Examiner building

Posted by   /  August 22, 2018  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Roger Vincent | Los Angeles Times Students from Arizona State University’s journalism school will soon be typing away in the Herald Examiner building in downtown Los Angeles, the long-vacant home of one of the great newspapers founded by legendary media mogul William Randolph Hearst. ASU, which operates the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism […]

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[BREAKING] Judge rejects bid to knock tax hike on richest in Arizona for education off ballot

Posted by   /  August 16, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting on whether to hike income taxes on the rich to generate $690 million a year for education. In an extensive ruling this morning, Maricopa County Superior […]

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‘Educate Gilbert’ says no politics in our school

Posted by   /  August 15, 2018  /  Education  /  No Comments

  By ADI News Services Educate Gilbert, a grassroots group of parents, educators, business owners and residents of Gilbert invested in local education, launched a No Politics In Our Schools campaign to educate community members and warn school administrators about the legal and professional ramifications of allowing political activity to occur in schools. Related: As […]

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Arguments in education tax on rich comes down to fine (percentage) points

Posted by   /  August 15, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Calculating numbers for income tax return with pen and calculator The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on a tax hike on the wealthy to raise $690 million a year for education could depend on what a judge thinks of a math teacher’s […]

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Tolleson Union to construct new high school in Avondale

Posted by   /  August 7, 2018  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Connor Dziawura | West Valley View Avondale residents will soon see the construction of a new high school from the Tolleson Union High School District. The as-of-yet unnamed school will open at the northwest corner of Avondale and Encanto boulevards in time for the 2019-20 school year. “Our goal is to build a new […]

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