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Gov. Doug Ducey Mulling Over Successor to Sen. John McCain

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will soon appoint a successor to fill the Senate seat of the late iconic Sen. John McCain and reportedly has five candidates on his short list, some of whom would be safer than others where important issues like the Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation and various major national priorities are concerned.

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Arizona State Board of Education ‘Rebrands’ Common Core

Arizona’s state board of education (SBE) has voted to “rebrand” Common Core, i.e., replace the existing Common Core standards with the same standards that contain only some minor changes. “The Arizona Board of Education has voted to approve new education

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Arizona Governor Signs Law Protecting Airbnb

On Thursday, Arizona’s Republican governor, Doug Ducey signed a bill that prohibits cities and local municipalities from banning short-term rentals like Airbnb and HomeAway.

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Arizona Gov. Ducey Says Bill To Abolish Common Core Not ‘Necessary’

Though Republican Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona ran as a candidate opposed to the Common Core standards in 2014, he claims a bill that would abolish the controversial initiative in his state is not “necessary” and wants, instead, to “fix” the standards.

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Arizona House Education Committee Votes to Dump Common Core

Several months after Arizona voters elected a state schools superintendent who ran on an anti-Common Core platform, a state House education committee has approved a measure to ditch the Common Core standards and block the state Board of Education’s ability to adopt new standards.

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Battle Lines Drawn Between Anti-Common Core Superintendent and Arizona Governor

The battle in Arizona between newly elected state superintendent Diane Douglas (R) – who won her race on an anti-Common Core platform – and newly elected Gov. Doug Ducey (R) is illuminating the divide between conservatives who want local control of education and establishment politicians who espouse – whether openly or not – the nationalized standards.