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Arizona Teachers Are Abandoning Ship. Here's Why.
Teacher, blogger, tailgate trombonist
The state's poor teacher pay and low teacher qualification standards are creating a vacuum that will harm students.
Fox News Raises Alarm Over College Course About Race
Fox News is raising alarm bells over an Arizona college course that studies whiteness. The network’s “Fox and Friends” show
Bringing Down the Barriers for a Better Education in Arizona
ASU Prof, education policy wonk, public school advocate, Army ...
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.
Arizona Study Highlights Importance Of Investing In Latino Students
As the Latino population continues to increase in Pima County and in the state, it portends positive dividends for businesses
Redneck Day In Arizona High School Draws Criticism From Students, Parents
“I was livid,” an African-American mother whose son attends the school told Phoenix-based Fox affiliate KSAZ. "Nobody that
Arizona Bible Course Bill To Teach Elective In Public Schools Becomes Law
Critics were troubled by the curriculum, arguing that teaching religion and the Bible is tricky -- and teachers are often
Arizona Bible Course Bill To Teach Elective In Public Schools Passes Senate, Goes To Gov. Jan Brewer
The state Senate approved House Bill 2563 Thursday with a vote of 21-9. It was approved by the House in February. An Arizona
Ethnic Studies: Tell the Truth or Promote Ignorance
, Guest Writer
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?
Arizona House Votes To Repeal Gun-Free School Zones
Campbell, who said he objects to people carrying guns next to playgrounds, questioned the logic of the bill. Proponents said
Michelle Ugenti, Arizona State Representative, Defends Tuition Bill To Students: 'Welcome To Life'
"I feel these students are being greeted with open hostility," he said. As The Arizona Republic reported last week, the bill
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FCC Rules On 'Dirty Words' Could Be Used In Arizona Schools (VIDEO)
Arizona state Senate Bill 1467 is sponsored by State Senator Lori Klein and backed by many Republican lawmakers, My Fox Phoenix
Arizona and the Tyrannical Melting Pot
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
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.
Arizona Bible Courses: Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Teach Bible Elective In Public Schools
Proud says students would benefit from learning about the Bible as foundational, basic knowledge. Arizona state law doesn't
Arizonafication of Teacher Education
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Dana Saar, who commented on my previous Huffington Post blog criticizing the New York Times for establishing an alternative
Nation Watches Arizona Witch Hunt Showdown: Exclusive Interviews With Ethnic Studies Teachers
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.
Supreme Court Wrestles Over Religious Scholarship Program
By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Is a state law that allows tax credits for donations to scholarship
Feds Find Arizona Violates Civil Rights Of English Learners
The Arizona Department of Education is also under investigation for supposed discrimination against teachers who are not
This Is America, Speak English (Unless You're FOX News)
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 Ethnic Studies Classes Banned, Teachers With Accents Can No Longer Teach English
Arizona's new immigration law is just about crime, its supporters say, but given that the state's new education policy equates
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