Education News

TUSD joins litigation against social media giants

Sep 13, 2023 Companies like TikTok, Youtube, and Snapchat have filed a motion to dismiss the complaints.

Police records detail April threat at UA law school

Sep 12, 2023 UA officials say there is currently no known threat to the University community related to this incident.

Sierra Vista Schools Receive $5 million grant

Sep 11, 2023 The eight schools will receive money from Gov. Katie Hobbs to address learning disparities from the lingering effects of the COVID pandemic.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction files lawsuit against Governor and Attorney General

Sep 8, 2023 Suit seeks to inforce English-language immerision teaching in Arizona public schools.

Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times.

Sep 6, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Step into a Record Fair at the final HOCO Fest; A look at the living diversity of Navopatia; and Stories That Soar! returns with a tale about a local 5th grader's journey with retinoblastoma.

Free tutoring now available to combat pandemic-learning loss in AZ

Sep 5, 2023 Students in grades one through eight, who failed state math, reading and writing proficiency tests, are eligible for free tutoring services.

Cochise College Launches Archiving Project

Sep 5, 2023 The college is seeking to build a collection of past commencement programs

US government cancels loans for former Ashford University students and plans to recoup costs from UA

Aug 31, 2023 The university denies any liability for Ashford's actions and will be “assessing its options.”

Tucson school ranked #25 in the country

Aug 31, 2023 University High in the Tucson Unified School District was recognized for its performance.

New English language learning proficiency testing rules spark controversy

Aug 29, 2023 The new changes will effect Spring 2023 reassessment and the 2023-2024 placement.

More internet access for rural schools

Aug 29, 2023 The state Department of Education is expanding high speed internet.

UA Addresses Campus Safety in Back-to-School Briefing

Aug 25, 2023 University officials said safety relies on awareness.

The musical passion of Kid Congo Powers.

Aug 23, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Carlone on his new film exploring Tucson's punk rock past; and how the community of Bisbee is working to support wildlife in cooperation with the Arizona Wildlife Federation.

UA launches standalone iSchool, first in the state

Aug 22, 2023 The program started in 2015 as a part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Now it is on its own.

Arizona schools chief targets transgender students and bathrooms

Aug 17, 2023 In a Thursday press release, Tom Horne said parents are expressing concerns over allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity.

UA's top security officer: "campus is extremely safe" as school year and shooting anniversary looms closer

Aug 17, 2023 The University of Arizona has spent the summer implementing new security measures to prepare for a new year.

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