Nationwide, undergraduate enrollment is down in spring 2018. But, it's not so in Arizona, where the undergraduate population is steadily growing and now ranks third nationwide for states with the largest increase in enrollment.
Administrators say the school within Phoenix Maryvale High addresses a need in Phoenix's west side by targeting students looking for challenging coursework in public district schools without having to leave their neighborhood.
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In the last several months, we’ve seen teachers walk out of schools demanding higher pay. And we’ve seen students walk out of class demanding stricter gun laws. But what about the parents in that equation?
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
On The Show this Monday, we heard from a Democratic lawmaker who is demanding Governor Doug Ducey hold a special session to address school safety in the aftermath of the Texas school shooting Friday. Now we'll hear from a student's perspective.
The federal government spends nearly 30 billion dollars a year on Pell Grants, which provide college tuition assistance to low- and moderate-income students. However most colleges do not graduate the majority of their Pell students.
Democratic state lawmakers on Friday demanded that Gov. Doug Ducey hold a special session to adopt, “comprehensive and effective gun safety legislation that will keep weapons of mass murder out of the hands of dangerous people and provide resources to identify and help troubled individuals.”
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is effectively dismantling the investigative team tasked with monitoring these abuses, according to a new report by The New York Times. And many organizations and activists are outraged by this development.
A state grand jury has indicted the former chief financial officer for the Scottsdale Unified School District for allegedly breaking Arizona's conflict of interest laws. The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Laura Tenison Smith is facing two felony counts of fraudulent schemes and practices and nine felony counts of conflict of interest.
Basis Charter Schools today are asking the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools for approval to expand in Flagstaff and Mesa. This comes just after five of the network’s Arizona schools topped the most recent U.S. News and World Report list of the top public high schools in the country.