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.
More than 50 TUSD students skipped their regular classes today,
instead attending the “School of Ethnic Studies.”
More than 100 Cholla High Magnet School students walked out of
class Thursday morning to protest the elimination of Mexican
American Studies courses.
The Tucson Unified School District board voted 4-1 to
immediately suspend the Mexican American Studies program tonight
rather than risk the loss of up to $15 million in state education
Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal has ordered that 10
percent of TUSD’s monthly state aid be withheld as a result of its
Mexican American Studies Program.
The TUSD Governing Board should to appeal the expected finding
from Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal on the district’s
Mexican American Studies program, a community advisory group