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Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:00

Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education?

With the the presidential election just around the corner, where do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on education? Education Week has reviewed statements, proposals, and positions on various education policies for both the Democratic and Republican nominee's to provide some background on these issues.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00

THREATS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

In January 2016 a student at Hamilton High School in Chandler was arrested after posting a threat to the school on Snapchat. Although the student claimed that the threat was intended to be a joke, the student was taken into custody and could have faced serious consequences. Why? Because posting a threat on social media is a potential criminal offense.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00

DRINKING AND DRIVING

You know what kills more teens every year than anything else? Car crashes. And almost 1/4 of all car crashes involve an underage driver who’s been drinking. As everyone knows, when you drive a car you need to be able to make quick decisions – so even after one or two drinks your slowed-down reaction time seriously raises your likelihood of being in an accident.
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 00:00

DELEGATES AND SUPERDELEGATES

If you turn on the news, look at social media feed or talk to friends you’ve probably heard lots of talk about delegates and superdelegates. What does it all mean? What does it have to do with the election in November? We will attempt to break it down and provide an easy to digest explanation of the process.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00

SUPREME COURT NOMINATION PROCESS

If you follow the news, you may have heard that United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February, and that the process to appoint his replacement is now underway. This post provides some background and explains in simple language how the Supreme Court nomination process works.