Education

Arizona state spending per student for higher education has decreased by half since 2008, the largest decrease in the nation, a recent study has found. The state spending amount decreased by 54.9% over the past decade, the largest percent change among the 50 states, according to a study by the...
Students struggle with procrastination and the stress of school throughout their college career. Here are some helpful tips students have shared to help motivate others to continue working hard this semester and following semesters. Make to-do lists. It can be satisfying crossing out an assignment or task, once finished. “The workload...
The School of Social Work at Arizona State University's downtown campus has integrated "Brianna’s World", a 3D video game, into the classroom to expose students to real life social work experiences. The game provides a role-playing opportunity for students where they can take on tasks as a social worker. They...
AzMERIT test scores for the 2018-19 school year were released early October, revealing that more than half of Arizona students failed the English language arts and math on the tests.  AzMERIT is an annual statewide test that measures how students are performing in English language arts and math, according to...
Monday morning the First Amendment Forum in ASU's Cronkite School was full of students waiting to hear from the award-winning journalist and anchor of “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt." The Cronkite School shows that people understand the importance of a free and independent press, Holt said.  He is the 36th...
For years, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has enforced a rule that does not allow college students to receive compensation from university athletics.  In September, the governor of California signed a bill that will allow students to profit from endorsements in 2030. Other states like New Jersey are also considering...
The McCain Institute and Amazon Studios hosted a screening Wednesday night of Scott Z. Burns’ upcoming movie “The Report” starring Oscar nominated actors Adam Driver and Annette Bening, and Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm.  The screening took place at the Irene Theater in the Arizona Science Center, in downtown Phoenix. The...
A law enforcing, English-only education in Arizona public schools may be repealed in 2020, almost two decades after being put in place.  The Arizona Department of Education is attempting to put a motion on the ballot in 2020 to repeal Proposition 203, nicknamed “English for Children,” which aimed to force...
When the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) agreed to implement the 15 recommendations made by Arizona’s Auditor General Lindsey Perry for the board’s real estate policies, it wasn’t very clear how or when the changes would happen. However, ABOR’s executive director John Arnold and Arizona’s Deputy Auditor General Melanie Chesney...
Local food vendors showcased their creations in a competition to win multiple prizes at the A.E. England building Friday night. The showcase gave business owners a chance to give attendees a taste of their recipes and to celebrate the progress of each business, specifically their sustainability practices. It was organized by...