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Word S8.6 – What does the NEA Big Read program, NaNoWriMo and Linda Ronstadt have in common?
What does the NEA Big Read program, NaNoWriMo and Linda Ronstadt have in common? Find out on this episode of Word, a KJZZ podcast about literature in Arizona and the region.
In 1882, this book explored the Grand Canyons geology for the first time
Arizona State University is celebrating the anniversary of a book that explored the Grand Canyon and its geology. "The Tertiary History of the Grand Canyon District with Atlas" by Clarence Dutton came out 140 years ago.
Nov. 21, 2022
National test shows poor math, reading scores among Arizona students
A 2022 report from the National Association of Educational Progress which is released every two years, revealed declining math and reading test scores for students across the country.
Nov. 21, 2022
The best of modern Romanian film is now showing in Arizona
Film buffs in the Valley have an opportunity to explore cinema from a small Eastern European country both in a theater this weekend and online. The second-annual Arizona Romanian Film Festival is now showing in Tempe.
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Nov. 18, 2022
Hoffman concedes race for superintendent of public instruction to Horne
Democrat Kathy Hoffman has conceded the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction to Republican Tom Horne. According to the Associated Press, the race remains too close to call.
Nov. 17, 2022
NAU to offer full tuition to members of AZ federally recognized tribes
Starting next fall, Northern Arizona University will provide full tuition to members of the state’s 22 federally recognized tribes.
Nov. 16, 2022
Prop. 308 passes, opening in-state tuition to undocumented graduates
Proposition 308, the measure that would open in-state tuition to undocumented high school graduates in Arizona, continues to gain support as more ballots are counted. As of Monday morning, "yes" was outpacing "no" by about 60,000 votes.
Nov. 14, 2022
Arizona State Board of Education releases schools letter grades
The newest school performance scorecard since the start of the pandemic shows improvements in several districts.
Nov. 14, 2022
ASUs Sandra Day OConnor College of Law selects new dean
One of the foremost experts on Native American law and tribal governance will soon oversee legal studies at Arizona State University.
Nov. 12, 2022
New ASU program makes it easier for veterans to attend college
Arizona high school seniors who plan to join the military after graduation can benefit from a new program at Arizona State University. ASU’s Veteran’s Commitment Plan allows those students to attend college immediately after completing their military service.
Nov. 11, 2022
Yes vote clings to shrinking lead in Arizona Proposition 308 tally
Yes votes for Proposition 308 were outpacing no’s by about 10 points late Tuesday night, but that lead has since narrowed with about 70% of ballots counted so far.
Nov. 11, 2022
Thousands of pounds of molten iron becomes art in Scottsdale
Students and artists gathered at Scottsdale Community College to turn thousands of pounds of molten iron into art.
Nov. 10, 2022
Tom Horne leads Kathy Hoffman in superintendent race
In the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, Republican Tom Horne holds a roughly 8,500 vote lead over the incumbent, Democrat Kathy Hoffman as of Tuesday night.
Nov. 8, 2022
Arizona propositions results
Arizona voters decided on 10 ballot measures during the 2022 midterm election. AP will continue to update returns as data is made available.
Nov. 8, 2022
An ASU professor is consulting on the new Octonauts cartoon
"Octonauts: Above & Beyond" features a team of animated animals looking to protect habitats and animals both in the water and on land. And Susie Sandrin is helping make sure the science on the show is right.
Nov. 8, 2022
I don’t feel like I’m heard: How a class of Arizona high schoolers see the election
Polls are open for one of the most important election days in state history. Many Arizonans have already cast their ballots early by mail or by drop-off. But what about those who can’t yet vote?
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Nov. 8, 2022
AZ Education Department hosts Indigenous author panel to kick off Native American Heritage Month
The Arizona Department of Education hosted a panel of Indigenous authors on Tuesday, Nov. 1, to kick off Native American Heritage Month.
Nov. 4, 2022
Tempe Union High School District will offer Yaqui language
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe calls Guadalupe home, and some residents attend Tempe schools. Now the high school district is catering to them with a Yaqui language course starting in fall 2023.
Nov. 2, 2022
Hoffman: Legislature must remove education spending cap
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman once again has called on the state Legislature to lift the spending cap on education.
Nov. 1, 2022
University, city officials hold grand opening of ASU at Mesa City Center
Arizona State University continues to expand its footprint in the Valley. The latest addition includes a media-production facility in downtown Mesa.
Oct. 29, 2022
More Arizona Republican leaders are throwing their support behind Prop. 308
A growing number of Republican leaders are throwing their support behind a ballot proposition that would open in-state tuition to undocumented students in Arizona.
A guide to propositions on the 2022 Arizona midterm ballot
Oct. 29, 2022