PHOENIX — The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
A Tucson charter school will likely close at the end of this year after an administrative law judge determined it should have its charter revoked.
When people walk through the halls of La Paloma Academy’s Lakeside campus, they’ll quickly notice the school’s stance on bullying.
A state lawmaker wants to create a new funding structure that would eliminate school district override and bond elections.
Far too many students are either failing or not thriving in Arizona's public school system.
More than half of Pima County's charter schools received an A or B. But that bit of good news is offset by more than 25 percent of charters receiving Ds.
PHOENIX - Charter schools in Arizona filed suit Friday to block the state Department of Education from taking $5.8 million from them.
A new law will allow charter-school students to attend vocational classes without placing a financial burden on their schools.
Kevin Abbott-Spitzer greets students as they file in for seventh-grade social studies at Rincon Vista Middle School in the Vail School District, which wants to convert Rincon Vista and two other schools into charters. Vail converted two schools earlier.
Stephanie Abeyta works with her seventh-grade language arts students during the first session of the day at Rincon Vista Middle School.
Arizona has seen an unprecedented surge in school districts wanting to convert some of their schools to charters, raising concerns over whether districts are unfairly using the law just to generate more money.
Rural Marana's first charter school, Open Doors Community School, opens on Aug. 5, and Principal Douglas Roe said he's most excited about the chance to dispense with bureaucracy and connect directly with students and parents.
A Nogales-based charter school focusing on bilingual education will make its debut in Tucson in August.
Vail School District is considering converting some of its schools to charter schools in a move to bring in more state funding.
You can't say that schools for lower-performing students get no recognition.
The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools voted last week to revoke the charter of a Tucson school that mixes sports with academics.
The Tanque Verde Unified School District is considering the possibility of changing one of its elementary school into a charter school.
A Tucson charter school will expand to the far southwest side next school year.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer signed a number of new laws Thursday, including one eliminating all current caps on political campaign contributions and scrapping the limit on how much any individual or PAC can donate to all candidates in any year.