The White House says high school graduation rates have reached an all-time high in the country. But Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, Arizona’s high schoolers lag behind.

Navajo Nation

K-through-12 students on the Navajo Nation miss an average of a dozen days of school a year because of muddy, impassable roads. Now some members of Congress are trying to force the federal government to fully fund road maintenance on tribal lands. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

The Arizona Department of Education has released the latest AzMERIT scores and they show students around the state improved in math and reading proficiency.

Arizona's attorney general says the state's private elementary, middle and high schools can allow guns on campus.

Arizona has joined a lawsuit filed by the state of Texas seeking to block an Obama administration directive that says public schools must let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.