September 2018

movie film
A Valley film series in progress through the end of October aims to bring a group of Spanish language LGBTQ films from Latin America to a wider audience in Phoenix.
Sept. 20, 2018
pencils
A state senator says she’s looking into changes to Arizona’s laws on charter schools in an effort to make them more transparent and subject to the same financial laws as district schools — and Governor Doug Ducey says he’s on board with that effort.
Sept. 20, 2018
 light rail station
For months, some south Phoenix residents and business owners have demanded more details about the project and asked for changes, or in some cases, told the City Council they don’t want to see the train come down Central Avenue at all.
Sept. 20, 2018
The Show logo card
Jessica Gonzalez was born in Puerto Rico, but came to the United States as a baby with her mother. When the storm hit last year, she said she felt both incredibly connected to her home — and so far away from it, at the same time.
Sept. 20, 2018
Barrow Neurological Institute logo
Phoenix Police Department and Barrow Neurological Institute have partnered to form the nation's first Traumatic Brain Injury training program for incoming officers.
Sept. 20, 2018
Southwest Key facility
Arizona wants to take away the licenses held by Southwest Key Programs after the operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline connected to increased state oversight.
Sept. 20, 2018
Tailspin - The People and Forces Behind America's 50 Year Fall by Steven Brill
The American dream is a very distant dream for a growing number of Americans who wonder whether opportunities — especially educational and financial — are beyond their reach. Author Steven Brill argues this development is five decades in the making.
Sept. 19, 2018
graduates in cap and gown
U.S. News and World Report earlier this month unveiled its 2019 Best Colleges Rankings. But John Byrnes argues these rankings, and others, are flawed and should not be the be all and end all of where a student goes to college.
Sept. 19, 2018
homeless encampment
Some cities, like Surprise, Peoria and Phoenix, have “Urban Camping” laws that make it a crime to sleep in public places. But a recent decision from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could mean cities will have to change the way they deal with homeless people who live on the street.
Sept. 19, 2018
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of the states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
Sept. 19, 2018

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