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Report: Ducey education plan would cost $1B in earnings

Gov. Doug Ducey's proposal to add $2 billion to public education over the next decade through a ballot initiative could cost the state about $1 billion in lost investment earnings, a report released Friday said. The Joint Legislative Budget Committee's analysis of…

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Dysart district reveals slashed 2015-16 budget

At Wednesday night’s board meeting, the Dysart Unified School District unveiled a proposed $161.3 million operating budget for the 2015-16 school year. But the most notable features were the money that could have been there — and now isn’t. The…

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Embry-Riddle students to fly in air race

Amelia Earhart is Claire Schineler's idol, so the 20-year-old Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University aeronautical science major and licensed pilot is elated to be flying a single-engine Cessna 172 as part of a four-day, 2,500 nautical mile cross-country air race founded by…

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Education notes: Diane Douglas returning for feedback

Arizona Schools Chief Diane Douglas is coming back for another round of feedback with Tucson parents, educators and community members. Douglas, who made her way to Tucson three weeks ago as part of her “We Are Listening” tour, will be in town…

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AZ WEEK: English Language Education Gets Court OK

A federal appeals court ruled this week that Arizona's method for teaching English language learners is OK. The decision stemmed from a case filed in 1992 on behalf of children in the Nogales school district. Arizona Week Friday looks at the implications…

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AZ Ranks Low in Survey of Dad-Friendly States

15 TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona ranks 42nd in a national survey by state of important factors for working fathers, including health and child-care costs. WalletHub gives Arizona low ratings for economic and social well-being, and says the state has the highest number…

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AG probes whether public ed funds paid for abortion

State authorities have launched a criminal investigation into allegations public education money was used to pay for an abortion. The Arizona Attorney General's Office confirmed the nature of the investigation to The Arizona Republic but would not release additional details.…

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UofA Chabad builds ‘home’ for students

When Rabbi Yossi and Naomi Winner first moved to Tucson to start Chabad at the University of Arizona in 2005, they hosted Shabbat dinners in their two-bedroom house. By the end of the first year, they had nearly 100 students…

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