Cole Lauterbach

Cole Lauterbach is a regional editor for The Center Square covering Arizona, California, and Nevada. For more than a decade, Cole has produced award-winning content on both radio and television.

Christian school wins top $1M innovation prize; 32 other schools also awarded

(The Center Square) – Thirty-three different educational institutions received a share of $13 million from a Pennsylvania-based family in recognition of their innovative methods.  Referred to as the “Pulitzer of… Read More

December 19, 2023
Arizona GOP unveils ballot measure sending school funds directly to teachers

(The Center Square) – Noting a trend of growing administrative spending and teacher pay lagging those increases, Republican lawmakers want to require school districts to revert more of their allotted… Read More

November 15, 2023
Arizona lawmakers send Hobbs school ‘restroom accommodation’ bill

(The Center Square) – Republican lawmakers in Arizona have sent Gov. Katie Hobbs legislation that would allow parents to sue the school if their children are exposed to a… Read More

May 17, 2023
Three years after pandemic began, Biden will lift federal vaccination mandates

(The Center Square) – The Biden administration announced Monday that it would lift vaccine requirements for federal employees, Federal contractors, and international air travelers on May 11. The end… Read More

May 2, 2023
Half of Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account students left public schools, latest data show

(The Center Square) – The portion of students taking advantage of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program after previously attending a public school has dramatically shifted. According to the… Read More

February 14, 2023