Candidates for top Arizona K-12 schools post spar in debate

The at-times contentious debate featuring Republican Tom Horne and current Superintendent of Public Education Kathy Hoffman, a Democrat seeking a second four-year term, also featured exchanges over school shutdowns prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arizona School Boards Association quitting national group

The Arizona School Boards Association, which has found itself being targeted by Republican lawmakers who have long opposed its efforts to lobby for local school boards, is leaving the National School Boards Association.

Prop 208: Arizona Supreme Court keeps new school tax alive, for now

The court rejected opponents' arguments that Proposition 208 required a 2/3 vote to be enacted as required for tax increases imposed by the Legislature. But the court said it can’t yet tell whether the money it raises can be legally spent so it sent the case back to the lower court.