Displaying results 1 - 25 of 212 for maricopa county education service agency. Subscribe to this search
Each year as part of its nationally recognized and highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department asks outdoor recreationists and aircraft pilots to help protect important eagle breeding areas by honoring the closure of 23 areas across the state.
A Tucson fifth-grade teacher who has been a vocal opponent of Common Core claims his First Amendment rights were violated by state School Superintendent John Huppenthal.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Community College District has agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle claims that it submitted false information for education awards.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday that it will ensure that money from the Corporation for National and Community Service is given only to eligible individuals. The independent federal agency administers AmeriCorps and other national service programs.
A whistleblower lawsuit alleged that the college district lied about the number of service hours students had to complete to be eligible for education awards. It also alleged that the college district improperly received grant funding to administer the project.
An employee of the college district who was party to the lawsuit, Christine Hunt, will receive more than $775,000 from the settlement.
The settlement did not determine liability.
Flagged by posters of empty buses, art classrooms and stages, Mayor Greg Stanton made a plea Wednesday to all residents of Phoenix to help fund extracurricular activities in Phoenix schools by taking advantage of the state tax credit.
Phoenix • For 20 years, no-burn days have required residents and businesses to refrain from using wood-burning fireplaces, fire pits and wood stoves to reduce air pollution in metro Phoenix.
As we approach the primary election, Arizona is in an envious place right now. Of the six Republicans running for the governor’s office, each of the four front-runners arguably have the credentials to become a good governor for our state.
A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.
An assistant attorney general told a judge Friday that Gov. Jan Brewer is entitled to go to court to enforce pretty much any state law she wants, even those that don't involve state government.
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.
The attorney for the state's largest community college system says Gov. Jan Brewer has no right to tell them how much it can charge “dreamers” to attend school there.
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
My wish for a new year? Plenty, mostly good health and happiness for my family and yours.
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne illegally coordinated his 2010 campaign with what was supposed to be an independent committee, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk concluded Thursday.
PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency's voter registration form.
Charter schools in Arizona filed suit Friday to block the state Department of Education from taking $5.8 million from them, they say illegally.
Gilbert voters will see a school district budget override request on the November ballot.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
The Gilbert Unified School District governing board again voted Tuesday against discussing a future budget override ballot issue.
Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
The state’s jobless rate jumped a tenth of a point in January to 8.0 percent.
Still far short of the votes she needs, Gov. Jan Brewer finally gave lawmakers a peek Tuesday at details of her plan to expand the state's Medicaid program in a bid to whip up support.