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An atlas may seem like a strange item to give to a child, but when Chandler resident Dan Fellner was given one by his father, he was hooked. He quickly memorized all of the capitals of all of the states in the U.S. and many of the world’s capitals, places he would dream of going.
Saying Diane Douglas is “promoting a sort of a paranoia,” former state schools chief Lisa Graham Keegan, elected as a Republican, is backing Democrat David Garcia for the top education post.
The stock market is a cruel and complicated thing. It has made millionaires of some and broken the spirits of countless others. Yet, despite all of its intricacies, an eighth-grader from Chandler managed to make sense of it all.
This morning, one of the Gilbert Public School teachers was going through the crosswalk. I stopped her and asked her what she thought of the Common Core.
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
Past generations of Americans defied the odds to achieve the right to participate in the political process — overcoming menacing threats of violence, arrest, and coercion, all to earn the right to vote. As United States citizens, we pride ourselves on living in a country that has become the standard-bearer of democratic values worldwide. But a troubling pattern has taken hold, threatening this distinction for generations to come.
John G. Sperling, who overcame learning problems early in life and went on to found the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93.
Candidates for governor and their allies have so far spent close to $16 million in the race to come out on top this coming Tuesday in the Republican primary. And that's what we know about.
Arizona State University reports record enrollment for the fall semester, with increases in transfers, international students and veterans.
Lost in all the big statewide races in Arizona's primary election are hard-fought congressional battles in which Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat and Republicans are vying for the chance to unseat Democratic incumbents in three districts.
You won’t find many Dr. Seuss books in the hands of high school students. But the books’ messages can inspire for a lifetime, like this one: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
The state's elections director says an organization that has so far put nearly $1.7 million into this year's primary election likely is violating campaign finance laws.
Grand Canyon University announced on July 31 it will delay its Mesa campus by a year in order to focus resources on expanding the Phoenix location.
In a case with statewide and possibly immediate impact, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that “dark money” groups can be forced to disclose the source of their cash even if their commercials don't specifically advocate for anyone's election or defeat.
The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools said it will not revoke the charter of a Mesa school based on the evidence received thus far.
Arizona Milk Producers is offering students a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarships by taking a selfie.
The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he will pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Sue Sisley to the staff and the project.
One young man from Mesa who grew up in the foster care system is in Washington, D.C., learning about the political process and help change the way the Capitol makes policy regarding foster kids. Craig Stuart is interning in the office of Rep. Trent Franks with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) Foster Youth Internship (FYI) program.
The signs in front of local schools do not carry a message that most kids want to hear — “School Begins in Early August.” In spite of protests, our kids are now making the usual preparations: buying school supplies, school clothes and often a new backpack. Whether old or new, some guidelines for using backpacks will come in handy for both youth and their parents.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
Tempe Union High School District Assistant Superintendent Anna Battle was approved for a four-year term on the National Federation of State High School Associations’ Board of Directors (NFHS).
Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, will open a third location in Arizona State University’s Art Annex Building in late 2014.
After signing a letter of intent to be acquired by Arizona State University, one of the state’s top business schools faces a hurdle that has hindered it in the past.
Rejecting arguments the state cannot afford it, a judge has ordered Gov. Jan Brewer and the Republican-controlled Legislature to come up with an extra $316 million immediately — and potentially $2.9 billion over five years — to make up for aid to schools they illegally withheld.