Education and Children

Az Supreme Court: State not responsible for TUSD desegregation expenses

Jul 22, 2024 The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday that the state does not have to reimburse Pima County for taxes levied for Tucson Unified’s programs stemming from its decades-long desegregation case.

AZ unemployment drops, remains at record low

Jul 18, 2024 The rate drop counters common seasonal trends.

Pima County ready with back to school vaccines

Jul 18, 2024 Help is available for parents seeking to update their child's immunization list.

Air conditioning improvements begin at TUSD schools

Jul 16, 2024 The funding comes from a voter-approved bond passed last fall.

AZ Department of Education under investigation for how it approves school voucher spending

Jul 11, 2024 The Arizona Attorney General's office sent a letter to the department on July 1 informing them of the investigation.

The Buzz: The coming state budget has its critics

Jun 28, 2024 Worries about shorted funding, misallocated funds and existing problems cause concern for some.

ASU and UCLA launch Latino Data Hub Action Lab to empower, educate policy advocates

Jun 28, 2024 New initiative harnesses census data to inform policies impacting Latino communities in Arizona.

Former UA student sentenced to life for professor's murder, victim's family calls for gun reform

Jun 24, 2024 Murad Dervish will serve life in prison with an additional 14 years for other charges.

UA search committee finalizes evaluation criteria for its next president

Jun 17, 2024 Some of the criteria includes financial literacy and trust building skills.

UA Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil after stroke

Jun 11, 2024 Chomsky transformed the study of linguistics and has also been an influential critic of U.S. foreign policy and the media.

UA expecting less cash on hand next fiscal year

Jun 6, 2024 In a report to an ABOR committee UA officials gave the latest numbers.

White House National Cyber Director visits Pima Community College

May 30, 2024 PCC reports an 83% increase in enrollment in their cybersecurity programs.

Bond brings building improvements and technology to TUSD classrooms

May 29, 2024 Voters approved $480 million in the last election.

Pima County celebrates eight GED’s awarded through adult education program

May 23, 2024 Recipients overcame significant life challenges including drug addiction and homelessness.

Former graduate student found guilty of first-degree murder of UA professor

May 21, 2024 A 12-person jury found Murad Dervish guilty of six felony charges, including aggravated assault and first-degree murder.

Trial closes for former UA grad student accused of killing professor, deliberation begins

May 20, 2024 Alleged shooter Murad Dervish is pleading guilty except insane to second degree murder.

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