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Key Part of Voting Rights Act Ruled Unconstitutional

Supreme Court decision, 5-4, frees Arizona, 8 other states from federal preclearance of electoral changes.

Study: AZ Lags National Gains for Charter Schools

Despite having BASIS nationally ranked, state records low scores in reading, math for nontraditional classrooms.

Supreme Court Wants Limited Affirmative Action

Justices do not overturn law, but order lower court to apply narrower definition in college admissions case.

TUSD Hires New Superintendent

Board votes 4 to 1 in favor of H.T. Sanchez, the district’s sole finalist

AZ Illustrated Science: Dealing with Addiction

AZ Illustrated explores recovering from addiction

AZ Voter ID Law Ruled Unconstitutional

US Supreme Court says states cannot require proof of citizenship for registration; ballot referendum negated.

AZ Week: School Funding Better, More Needed

New budget 'very good for education,' one lawmaker says; 'doesn't make up for' $1B in cuts, says another.

AZ Legislature Adjourns Historic Session Early Friday

Medicaid expansion, budget, early-voting changes, sales-tax reform all make final cut in exhausting session.

Medicaid Drives Coalition to AZ Budget Adoption

Passage comes on votes of 18-11 in Senate, 33-27 in House, splitting GOP and giving Brewer major victory.

TUSD's Finalist for Superintendent Meets with Public

Gathering of 50, mostly teachers, hears Texas educator say school system is 'not a troubled district.'

Immigration Reform Debate Under Way in Senate

Key sponsor McCain decries amendments as costly, unnecessary; he seeks better use of current technology.

Another Big Drop in AZ Foreclosure Filings

Down 59.3% statewide from year ago; Phoenix, once nation's worst, saw 64% decline and higher prices.

House, Senate in Session on Medicaid, State Budget

Glut of amendment paperwork bogs down legislative process; all-nighter expected, with proponents optimistic.

Signs Point To Early Monsoon Rains

Forecaster predicts moisture will come not long after season's official start Saturday, similar to 2012.

Brewer Calls Special Session on Budget, Medicaid

Move shows frutration with lack of legislative progress; House, Senate leaders call it 'impetuous.'

Medicaid Battle on House Floor, But No Action

Speaker adjourns afternoon session without issue coming up, saying 'be prepared to do lot of work' Thursday.

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