Governor Doug Ducey announced an initial investment of $10 million for an immediate relief program for K-12 students and families. The funding will provide choice for parents who are facing financial and educational barriers due to unnecessary closures and school mandates and that are not in compliance with the provisions set forth in state law.
So today, July 1st, is the start of the new fiscal year, and after successfully completing this legislative session, I’m proud to announce I’m running for State Treasurer. During my time at the Legislature, as I have worked to improve different parts of our economy, I’ve had many nicknames – “The Money Guy”, “The Insurance
Besides the COVID-related battle over reopening public schools, no other education topic has fomented greater concern among parents than the indoctrination going on in the nation’s classrooms. There are strategies, however, to combat this trend. From critical race theory, which divides the world into race-based oppressors and oppressed, to anti-capitalism lectures, children in America’s schools
Illinois legislators last week voted in favor of enacting new “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards” in the state’s teacher education programs. Beginning in October, all Illinois teacher training programs must start to reflect the new standards that focus on “systems of oppression,” with teacher trainees required to “understand that there are systems in our society that
With the election just days away, Cronkite News is profiling candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot. How would you rate Arizona’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic? Initially, the response was good and people were complying and working together, Wood said, but now it’s affecting livelihoods by keeping Arizonans out of work and out of school.
For Democratic politicians and America’s charter school families, it’s a case of “that was then, this is now.” Just four years ago, President Barack Obama issued a National Charter Schools Week proclamation praising charter schools as innovative and critical to the success of students who don’t do well in traditional public schools. “Charter schools have