A leak of a draft Supreme Court decision to end the nationwide right to abortion has sparked much debate and speculation that other landmark rulings could now be on shakier ground, including those that legalized same-sex marriage and birth control.
Arizona is one of the 18 states and U.S. territories with more than 120 colleges or universities, according to a study compiled with data from the Department of Education that measures SAT scores, tuition, and more within states for 2022.
According to the latest available data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, Arizona reported some of the highest number of opioid deaths in the Southwest region, on top of having disproportionately younger users compared to nearby states.
Diminishing enrollment can mean schools in more affordable areas closing their doors.
Enrollment for colleges and universities have fallen once again since the beginning of the pandemic, with over a million fewer students currently enrolled across the country.
With the decrease in travel throughout the past few years due to the pandemic, states like Arizona have felt the impact of less tourists traveling to the state for vacation trips.
Since the Supreme Court agreed to consider Mississippi’s ban, multiple states have passed previability bans.