State School Superintendent John Huppenthal boasts Monday of improvements in overall academic performance in Arizona schools despite "stresses" like cuts in state aid. Huppenthal said he wants lawmakers to boost funding or at least settle a lawsuit over withheld inflation funding.
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The state’s top education official said this afternoon lawmakers should provide schools with more money — or at least settle a lawsuit over what they are owed. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Gov. Jan Brewer is building up a political warchest to help influence who controls the Legislature for the next two years — and potentially who succeeds her. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.
Arizona state senator Al Melvin has announced he’s pulling out of the primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer, Melvin failed to gather enough small donations to make his campaign eligible for public funding.