Gov. Katie Hobbs has issued her 16th veto, nixing a bill that would have banned the teaching of critical race theory in Arizona schools.
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Lawmakers Seek To Resolve Teacher Shortage via Pay Raises and Health Insurance Benefits
Lawmakers are hoping to convince teachers to stay in Arizona with a $10,000 pay raise, but the proposal comes with caveats that opponents say renders it purely performative.
Advocates, Teachers Call on Lawmakers To Fix School Spending Limit
Herlinda Calderon ferried her two kids to the Arizona Capitol on a school day to ask lawmakers for their help ensuring they have a classroom in the future.
Dreamer Scholarship Would Benefit Thousands of Undocumented Students
More than 3,000 undocumented students in Arizona could see their dreams of a college degree come true under a new scholarship proposed by Gov. Katie Hobbs.
Arizona Schools are Seeing Improvements After the Pandemic
Arizona schools have received their letter grades from The Arizona State Board of Education. This is the first time since 2019 that these grades are sent.
ACT Test Scores in Arizona Hit the Lowest Point in More Than 30 Years
Specifically, in the year 2022, the ACT scores by Arizona’s high school graduates averaged 19.8 out of 36, hitting the lowest point in more than three decades.
Universal Vouchers Dramatically Defund and Divide | Opinion
75% of families seeking new Empowerment Scholarship Accounts have never stepped foot in a public school.
An ‘Unprecedented Flood’ of Book Bans Engulfs U.S. School Districts, PEN Report Says
More than 1,600 book titles across 32 states were banned from public schools during the 2021-2022 school year, with the bulk of the ban requests coming from a handful of right-wing groups pushing for censorship of books that feature LGBTQ+ characters and characters of color, a new report issued Monday said.