Education News

What to expect for November's AZ Board of Regents meeting

Nov 16, 2023 The public session will begin Thursday, Nov. 16.

Dept. of Education still lacks data on school voucher program

Nov 15, 2023 A special committee formed for ESA oversight wants more data on the program to manage costs.

UA President addresses financial crisis saying they "overinvested"

Nov 13, 2023 President Robert Robbins' email came after the University of Arizona garnered criticism over its financial status.

The Buzz: Recapping off-year election results

Nov 10, 2023 Education bonds and overrides largely succeed around the state, and Democrats continue Tucson government dominance.

"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

Nov 8, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teachers are dealing with AI in classrooms; and a story of survival in plain sight from Children of the Holocaust.

AI in the classroom: does it have a place?

Nov 8, 2023 Some teachers are concerned, others are embracing the technology

UA gets a new threat assessment director

Nov 7, 2023 Dr. Jessie Semmann assumed her new role shortly before the one year mark of last year's deadly on campus shooting.

AZ Board of Regents considers new tuition model for UA

Nov 7, 2023 Their final decision will be made later this month on Nov. 16.

UA leadership: "Our financial health is fragile"

Nov 7, 2023 The University of Arizona has implemented a 2% budget cut and started hiring freezes.

Sierra Vista elementary school selected as finalist for National Title 1 Distinguished Award

Nov 7, 2023 Bella Vista Elementary School was one out of 14 schools in Arizona to be nominated for the award

Pima County schools ask voters to approve locally-funded initiatives

Nov 3, 2023 TUSD is asking voters to fund everything from student laptops to school safety infrastructure with prop 496. And Sunnyside is asking for voters to approve props 498 and 499 for a host of operations and capital costs that affect students.

The University of Arizona is taking its fundraising campaign public

Nov 3, 2023 The Fuel Wonder campaign has a $120 million head start.

"The Left Hand of Darkness" grips The Rogue Theatre.

Nov 2, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Ari Shapiro on "Och & Oy: A Considered Cabaret"; Luis Alberto Urrea recalls his friendship with K. Le Guin ; and, Stories that Soar! returns with "The Spelling Test".

GCU faces record fine after federal probe into alleged deception

Oct 31, 2023 The university dismissed the allegations as “lies and deceptive statements.”

Southern Arizona schools get passing grades from the state

Oct 31, 2023 The Arizona Department of Education is out with its annual school grades.

UA a top Hispanic Serving Institution when it comes to Fulbrights

Oct 30, 2023 The university is one of 21 HSIs in the state.

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