Education and Children

Arizona Fails to Allocate Early Childhood Education Funds Efficiently, Report Finds

Dec 14, 2018 Bipartisan agency says governor could make necessary fixes to the system.

Efforts of Native American Students Change TUSD Stance on Graduation Wear

Dec 14, 2018 Student-led organizing has temporarily changed the policy to allow Native American regalia at the ceremony.

TUSD Won't Offer Controversial Economics Course

Dec 12, 2018 No governing board members offered support for the course in the wake of a review.

Arizona's New Schools Superintendent on Challenges to Education Policy Change

Dec 3, 2018 Kathy Hoffman is the first Democrat elected to the post in more than 20 years.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

Nov 30, 2018 The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

Rillito Foundation Offers 30 Internships With UA Agriculture College

Nov 28, 2018 Students have the opportunity to gain experience in various business roles.

UA President Robbins Unveils New Strategic Plan

Nov 16, 2018 More than 90 initiatives focus on students, research, global efforts and more.

High Schoolers Co-Author Scientific Research Thanks to Internship

Nov 15, 2018 A UA professor says the students made significant contributions to research into bioinformatics.

Democrat Hoffman to Take Over as Arizona Schools Superintendent

Nov 13, 2018 The political novice won the race against an experienced Republican politician.

Art Installation Raises Awareness About Pima County Youth

Nov 1, 2018 Backpacks represent 21,000 young people disconnected from work and school.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Oct 31, 2018 Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

Oct 29, 2018 The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Arizona Supreme Court Explains 'Invest in Ed' Decision

Oct 26, 2018 The justices wrote why they kicked the Invest in Education initiative off the ballot

Education Board Adopts New History, Science Standards

Oct 23, 2018 The revisions include edits following an outcry over how the draft standards addressed evolution.

UA Initiative Aims to Make College a Reality for More Marginalized Men

Oct 22, 2018 Workshops include how to plan for the future and dealing with masculinity.

Arizona Looks to Put Out E-Cigarette Use Among Young People

Oct 22, 2018 The state's health services department is planning an aggressive anti-vape campaign.

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