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Tom Horne at a debate for Republican candidates for superintendent of public instruction.

Republican Tom Horne will be Arizona’s new superintendent of public instruction, emerging victorious from a contest with Democratic incumbent Kathy Hoffman that saw the lead change hands several times since Election Day. Read more»

Revamping teaching approaches can’t fix some of the biggest frustrations many teachers have about their profession, such as low pay, but early results from Mesa show team teaching may be helping to reverse low morale.

Five years ago, Arizona school leaders piloted a classroom model known as team teaching - where teachers share large groups of students of up to 100 or more - as administrators hoped to fill staffing gaps and boost teacher morale and retention, and the gamble could pay off. Read more»

Tom Horne announces he is running for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Tom Horne, who held the position of superintendent of public instruction for eight years, announced Thursday he's running for the office again, on a platform against bilingual education and critical race theory. Read more» 1

For the third consecutive year, a legislative proposal seeks to repeal Arizona's restrictive English-only mandate that education advocates have said for years holds back students who have a home language other than English. . Read more»

'I love to promote with our students how many doors being bilingual is going to open for them,' said Jose Olivas, principal of Roskruge and a bilingual educator for 25 years.

Despite past political pressure for an English-only Arizona, bilingual educators say their students have advantages over those who speak just one language. Read more»