Congressman Raúl Grijalva wants the U.S. Department of Education to investigate a series of recorded calls in which the state school superintendent promoted a voucherlike program for private schools.
The Arizona Department of Education has rolled out a new online school report card system.
State school superintendent John Huppenthal connected with the National School Choice Week whistle-stop tour in Tucson on Wednesday to promote increased education options for Arizona families.
Walden Grove High School teacher Christopher Laughland gets a hug from a student after receiving the Milken Educator Award in a surprise assembly. The award recognizes educators for their methods, accomplishments, contributions and inspiration to students.
The Arizona Department of Education wants to suspend its school letter grades and third-grade reading requirement for one year as the state transitions to a new student assessment test.
Four Rio Rico High School students who helped save the life of their wrestling coach were recognized this afternoon by Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal.
PHOENIX — Saying it’s really a legal contract between the state and parents, state schools superintendent John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
A group of students who unsuccessfully fought to kill a law that led to the dismantling of Mexican American Studies in TUSD, and their parents, are now turning to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer ordered her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core’’ when referring to new education standards, in response to hostility from critics over what they see as a federal intrusion.
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Letter grades issued by the Arizona Department of Education measure how well schools are performing year to year. Today's scores show four Tucson school could be labeled as failing.
PHOENIX - Charter schools in Arizona filed suit Friday to block the state Department of Education from taking $5.8 million from them.
PHOENIX - Arizona schools are being forced to implement new standards for English and math this year, and do it without financial help from the state officials who are promoting them.
An increase was seen this year in the number of Arizona schools that earned grades of "A," but overall, more than half were identified as "B" and "C" schools.
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Arizona is among six more states that have been granted waivers from key provisions of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.
PHOENIX — Citing his "pro-business'' background, Gov. Jan Brewer on Sunday endorsed Mitt Romney for president.
TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone will give his State of the
District address Monday.