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What could be better than a roller coaster ride down the Grand Canyon?
Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools.
Arizona State University’s English department is about to get medieval.
My role in resurrecting a dead criminal case began a few weeks back with an out-of-the-blue phone call courtesy of a private eye named Don Corbett. He phoned with news of a strange case with ties to a Mesa woman and an impending trip to Scottsdale for an interview or potentially an interrogation.
Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it. But the measure could be more public relations than actual political power.
As the Arizona Legislature continues to debate the budget, districts across the East Valley are using the information they have available to anticipate any changes they’ll experience for the 2014-15 school year.
Mesa Public Schools selected Doug Aaron from the Custodial Department, Chris Coughlin from Taylor Junior High, Vicki Grant from Falcon Hill Elementary and Holly Platt from Sirrine Elementary as the Employees of the Month.
A $9.21 billion spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate is unacceptable and could draw a veto, a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
The fate of a $9.2 billion state budget could depend on lawmakers crafting a commitment for future child-welfare funding that does not actually commit them to doing anything.
Higley Unified School District’s Community Education Department is now accepting enrollment for all its summer programs.
Educator of the Month Chris Coughlin is honored by Mike Nichols, school board member. Coughlin teaches band and chairs the Performing Arts Department at Taylor Junior High. He's an energetic and innovative advocate for students, peers and programs. [Courtesy Mesa Public Schools]
The folks in Gilbert deserve a school board as good as the schools.
A Senate panel voted Tuesday to set up a “virtual fence” along the U.S.-Mexico border – but provided absolutely no cash to do that.
Agenda 21 Sustainable Development is a forty-chapter document adopted and signed by 178 nations at the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Many people have heard the name, but don’t understand how it is being implemented and why it is so devastating to our American way of life.
Film star and comedian Marlon Wayans will show both his funny and serious side at a Wednesday appearance in Tempe hosted by Arizona State University.
Mesa will focus on the Emerson Manor neighborhood as part of its Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative which seeks to provide education and resources to a new neighborhood each year.
Left-wing politicians loudly proclaim their concern for the poor and minorities. But is it a fraud?
A decision by the state's highest court and an obscure amendment to an education bill intensified a debate in the Arizona Legislature this week over a program that gives students taxpayer money to attend private schools.
Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes additional cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.
A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to single-handedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to finally have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana.
Building and construction toys have been a fixture in playrooms since, well, forever, and there are several reasons for their enduring appeal.
A $9.2 billion spending plan that trims more than $150 million from Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal was introduced in the Arizona Senate on Monday, but Senate President Andy Biggs' proposal faces an uncertain future in the House and with Gov. Jan Brewer.
The Mesa Main Library has scheduled a workshop to teach people how to commute to work via bicycling.