Arizona education

The state's poor teacher pay and low teacher qualification standards are creating a vacuum that will harm students.
"Jane H. Hill has made a significant contribution to the scholarship of antiracist literature by describing how White racism
If we want to deconstruct the walls and instead build opportunities, then we must elect a state superintendent with the ability to recognize and address the specific needs of all students, including our minority and first-generation college students.
As the Latino population continues to increase in Pima County and in the state, it portends positive dividends for businesses
An Arizona high school came under fire after members of the student council organized a school-wide redneck day earlier this
An Arizona bill that creates a high school course for public and charter school students that teaches the Bible and its role
"A lot of it has to do with debunking a lot of ignorance that our districts are trying to force upon the teachers," Proud
If the truth about who we are and what we've done makes people angry, do we really soothe that anger by covering up the truth?
"The Senate is no less crazy than the House," Campbell said. "I believe the governor would veto this." "It makes a difference
As The Arizona Republic reported last week, the bill was sponsored by Rep. John Kavanagh (R-Fountain Hills) after hearing
David Hudson of the First Amendment Center told MSNBC the bill may even violate teachers' constitutional rights. Arizona
House Bill 2281, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, targets public school districts' ethnic studies programs. We need to look at the Arizona law in historical perspective.
And while the debate in Arizona over the courses is over educational value, fairness and legality, the question elsewhere
1. An analysis by the Arizona Education Network of the Arizona Learns published by the Arizona Department of Education "shows
TUSD board president Mark Stegemen's divisive new resolution would end the Mexican American Studies accreditation to meet core Social Science requirements. I interviewed MAS high school teachers to get their perspective.
By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Is a state law that allows tax credits for donations to scholarship
The second complaint says the state eliminated two questions from its home-language survey in 2009. The result was that students
For a nation of immigrants, America's fast becoming a country of self-haters. You see this in the "This is America, speak English" movement that's been rearing its ugly head all over the country.
Arizona's new immigration law is just about crime, its supporters say, but given that the state's new education policy equates