Hobbs vetoes bill requiring party affiliation listed for school board races

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed legislation that would  have required a school board candidate’s party affiliation to be listed on the ballot. Read More

April 23, 2024
As fentanyl streams over wide-open border, students lead effort to combat campus overdoses

(The Daily Signal) – Ten years ago, I had never heard the word “fentanyl.” Now, every sorority and fraternity on my college campus is equipped with Naloxone, also known by the… Read More

April 15, 2024
Arizona Supreme Court ruling upholds law that protects babies from abortion in almost all cases

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday to uphold an existing state penal code provision, which was obsolete under Roe v. Wade but could now protect unborn… Read More

April 11, 2024
Arizona bill would keep public school showers separated by biological sex

An Arizona state senator has introduced a bill requiring multioccupancy showers in public schools be separated by biological sex. Sen. John Kavanaugh’s SB 1182 further requires… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
‘Hidden spy camera’: Arizona high school teacher allegedly recorded students changing clothes

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A high school teacher in Glendale, Arizona, stands accused of installing numerous hidden cameras on campus grounds to record students in changing rooms and putting… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Bring it on’: School board president challenges parents concerned over gender policy changes

(The Daily Signal) – An Arizona school board has taken a combative approach toward parents concerned over proposed curriculum or policies focused on sex education and transgenderism. These proposed changes described… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
Arizona Board of Education rejects proposed restrictions on ESA program

The Arizona state school board rejected proposed updates to the state’s universal school choice program, which would have restricted parents’ freedoms. During its annual review of… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
University ‘forces’ journalism students to fork over tuition money for course on ‘microaggressions,’ pronouns

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Arizona State University (ASU) forces students to hand over tuition money to take a course that pushes left-wing ideas, according to documents obtained by the… Read More

March 19, 2024
Arizona bill to allow Ten Commandments in public school classrooms passes Senate, moves to House

The Arizona Senate passed a bill that would allow the Ten Commandments to be posted and read aloud in public school classrooms. Senate Bill 1151, sponsored… Read More

February 28, 2024
Arizona mom alleges school officials helped her daughter secretly transition to male

An Arizona mother has joined a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools, claiming school officials actively sought to deceive her when they helped her daughter “socially transition”… Read More

February 23, 2024
Arizona’s proposed reversal in school choice would hurt taxpayers, not just students and families

(The Daily Signal) – Three decades ago, Arizona policymakers created opportunities for educators to start new schools and for families to choose between them. Unfortunately, though, the state’s current governor aims… Read More

February 7, 2024
Proposed legislation would require schools to notify parents on student pronoun changes

(The Center Square) – The Arizona State Senate Education Committee will be considering legislation that would require parents to be notified if their child begins going by different pronouns from… Read More

February 6, 2024
Christian Schools
Arizona study shows school choice keeps private education affordable, doesn’t inflate tuition costs

New data in Arizona show the state’s universal school choice program has not affected private school prices, contrary to the claims of school choice opponents. The… Read More

January 23, 2024
Republicans respond to Hobbs’ State of the State address; hit back on border, education

(The Center Square) – Republican leadership in the Arizona State Legislature critiqued Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ State of the State address on Monday afternoon. House Speaker Ben Toma and Senate… Read More

January 10, 2024
Public Education
Arizona Gov. Hobbs takes ‘cheap shot’ at universal school choice, say critics

Gov. Katie Hobbs proposed new regulations for Arizona’s school choice program that its supporters are calling a “cheap shot.” Hobbs has been a virulent critic of school choice since her… Read More

January 5, 2024
Christian college fights back against unprecedented $37.7 million fine from Biden administration

Grand Canyon University is appealing a massive $37.7 million fine from the Biden Department of Education – the largest fine the federal government has ever imposed on a Christian college. Read More

December 14, 2023
Public Education
Top ed official debunks claims of reckless ESA spending in Arizona

(The Center Square) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne responded to claims that Empowerment Scholarship Account funds can be used for purchases such as Lego sets with little… Read More

November 30, 2023
Arizona GOP lawmakers hint at university budget cuts over free speech concerns

(The Center Square) – Arizona Republican lawmakers are reconsidering appropriations toward public universities in the state, specifically citing free speech concerns at Arizona State University. The Joint Legislative Ad Hoc Committee… Read More

November 29, 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
AZ ed official criticizes pro-Palestine presentation at Scottsdale high school

(The Center Square) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne criticized a pro-Palestine club meeting hosted by the UNICEF and Amnesty International chapters at Desert Mountain High School in… Read More

November 9, 2023