Some Phoenix-area business owners could soon be taking legal action to stop a voter-approved ballot measure from going into effect. FOX 10's Nicole Garcia has the details on why they say the tax hike will make things tougher for companies already struggling to stay afloat.
The President of the Arizona Education Association says state officials are not consulting with educators in a way that they should, as the state sees another big increase in COVID-19 cases.
Joann Vega was sentenced to jail for enrolling fake students into the Bradley Academy in Goodyear to illegally get an additional $2 million in funding from the state.
Paradise Valley Unified is voting on whether to move forward with reopening classrooms on Sept. 18.
Mesa families were told on Sept. 16 that two students and an adult participating on an athletic team tested positive for COVID-19.
The ex-principal of a charter school that abruptly closed in 2018 will spend some time behind bars due to his role in an enrollment fraud scandal.
Some schools are exempt from providing on-site services in Arizona, although the governor requires it. FOX 10 investigates why.
Arizona’s top health official and the state’s education chief laid out a series of guidelines on August 6 that public schools were urged to use when deciding whether coronavirus infection rates are low enough to safely reopen for full in-person learning.
The state's top education official is sounding a sour note when it comes to a return to in-person learning.
The head of the Arizona Dept. of Education has outlined metrics to determine when children should return to schools this fall amid COVID-19.
The ruling overturns a 2018 decision by a Phoenix-based federal judge that said Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey needed congressional approval to withdraw money from the state land trust to fund education.
Teachers in the valley are asking for Arizona state leaders to not reopen in-person classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Trump's push to reopen schools is completely out of touch with reality on the ground here in Arizona," said Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman.
A group turned in thousands of signatures in hopes of getting on the November ballot. Invest in Ed's goal, if approved, would invest more than $900 million a year for Arizona's public K-12 schools.
Arizona schools are making plans for how to safely reopen for the upcoming school year without putting kids - and families - at risk.
According to its "Roadmap for Reopening Schools," the department says it is presenting "strategies and considerations" to public and private schools, as well as local educational agencies, to prepare for the 2020-21 school year.
Education leaders around Arizona fear a looming recession created by the coronavirus could mean reductions in school funding.
Classrooms across the state are empty for at least the next two weeks, and potentially for the next 20 weeks.
Students across Arizona could be allowed to have excused absences due to mental or behavioral health, if a bill is passed in the state legislature.