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 Scottsdale. The meeting featured a presentation that painted a one-sided view of the conflict in the Middle East, including one slide that defined “apartheid” and said that “Jewish settlers
Horne says Arizona schools shouldn’t allow transgender girls to use girls’ bathrooms – The Center Square
The Arizona Department of Education strongly advises schools to not allow transgender females to use the girls’ bathrooms, and to have unisex facilities available for transgender students. Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne said he has received many concerns from parents who are outraged by the idea of a “biological boy” being able to
Photo: Bobbi Lancaster, a former Gold Canyon doctor who underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2010, knows firsthand that the debate about transgender athletes is a complicated one. She competed to qualify for the LPGA Tour as the first transgender woman. (File photo by Reno Del Toro/Cronkite News) A federal judge in Tucson temporarily blocked the
Arizona’s universal school choice program is estimated to see significant growth over the next fiscal year to 100,000 students with a price tag of $900 million. Opponents of the program say its cost will bankrupt the state but others say the expense will be offset. In complying with state law, the Arizona Department of Education
Nearly $100 million in grants were approved on May 22 to fund school resource officers at 111 additional campuses across the state of Arizona. The Arizona State Board of Education followed state school chief Tom Horne’s advice, ensuring that a large portion of the funding goes toward armed officers. Arizona will now have 301 campuses
The Arizona Department of Education is stepping in to protect funding for a program that might have lost funding under Gov. Katie Hobbs. As a statement from the department Monday said that the Hobbs administration would put Project Momentum Arizona under review, the DOE decided that they would renew the contract themselves for $10 million.