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Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
Authorities say a Tempe school resource officer accidentally fired her department-issued Taser during a demonstration, striking a student in the arm with one probe.
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site have access to have a gun.
Dr. Sharon A. Kortman is the Senior Vice President of Learning at Arizona Science Center. She also serves on the Next Generation Science Standards Leadership Team and AZ Committee for the Development of the Next Generation Science Standards. She co-founded and directed BEST (Beginning Educator Support Team) and was an administrative associate professor at Arizona State University.
Train enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about the history of Arizona railways as the Arizona Railway Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its first spring open house on March 2 from noon to 3 p.m.
An upcoming event hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter will provide attendees with a wealth of options for a disease starting to affect more and more Arizonans.
The private sector can always do a better job.
Mesa Public Schools will host the High School Harp Ensemble on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays – and maybe others.
State lawmakers are moving to force school districts to sell off unused campuses.
The Town of Queen Creek was once considered the far reaching outskirts of Phoenix, but this small town oasis – now a thriving east valley community – embraces its farming heritage while carefully watching over its growth and development. Business and town leaders seek to preserve the Town’s family-friendly, small-town spirit while providing economic opportunities and a high quality of life for residents.
Bryan University is opening a new education and broadcast center in Tempe on the corner of Mill Avenue and Washington Street. The university will celebrate the opening of the center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
The state public schools' chief is defending his effort to convince parents to use tax dollars to send their children to private and parochial schools.
The number of Arizona high school students scoring well enough on Advanced Placement exams to earn college credit almost has doubled over the last decade.
A new court ruling says Arizona schools don't have to supervise students as they go to or from schools.
A House panel agreed Monday to allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense, a vote one legislator said is part of a radical agenda to destroy public schools.
FLAGSTAFF - Trails that take visitors to the depths of the Grand Canyon, along the Colorado River and into backcountry wilderness will benefit from a donation provided by Arizona's largest public utility.
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
Much of the space in Ray Anderson's office overlooking Park Avenue is taken up by an industrial-sized plastic garbage bin, about a third-full with piles of paper. His desk and the shelves around it are pretty much empty.
If you're already confused about the origin of that license plate on the car ahead of you, it could get worse.