Many Arizona parents are trying to figure out how their kids are going to spend the summer. To learn what this summer might look like, The Show spoke with Karen Barr, publisher, editor and founder of Raising Arizona Kids Magazine, which puts together an annual list of summer camp options.
The new president established a list of priorities for his administration to achieve by his 100th day in office. The week of April 26, a new KJZZ series looks at how those policies play out for Arizona.
The Arizona Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on whether hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes collected under a voter initiative enacted in November can be legally spent when a provision of the state constitution caps school spending.
When Gov. Doug Ducey announced in March that more students can return to schools, districts had to make adjustments — and not just to classrooms. Buses also presented a challenge.
Some districts had already been facing driver shortages — an issue that was only exacerbated by the pandemic.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an executive order that rescinds the state’s mask mandate in schools. This action comes as nearly 2 million Arizonans, including teachers and school staff, are fully vaccinated against the virus, Ducey said in a Monday statement. → More Arizona Education News
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman has announced she’s allocating $21.3 million to hire more school counselors and social workers statewide as part of the School Safety Grant program.
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and four councilmembers took their oaths of office Monday. The swearing-in ceremony includes two newcomers to the City Council, and their priorities could drastically shape the city’s future. → More Arizona Business News
Public libraries in Glendale fully reopen on Monday after months of limited capacity and modified service.
For months, public libraries in Glendale were only offering curbside pickup, or only checking out popular books.
Senate Bill 1456 has recently passed through the Arizona Legislature, and is waiting on Gov. Doug Ducey’s approval.
If signed into law, the bill would require state schools to get parents' permission for discussions about sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.
The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a two-year contract extension for the University of Arizona’s women’s basketball head coach Aida Barnes. The extension comes after Barnes and her team made it to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament finals.
For many generations before Phoenix became Arizona's capital, it was a very diverse place full of canals and fascinating topography. A Deeper Map app allows users to find out more about where they may be currently standing in metro Phoenix — including what ancient canals and farmland looked like.
The Arizona Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit public schools from banning Native American students from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance to their graduation ceremonies.
Roughly one in 54 children is affected by autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and experts say the earlier a child can be diagnosed and start getting services, the better. But for many families, that’s been a challenge during the pandemic.
State senators are considering a bill that would allow anyone 18 years and older to keep a loaded gun inside their vehicle while in a school parking lot. But for 17-year-old Tillie Douglas, this bill becoming law is a scary proposition. → More Stories From The Show