Education and Children

International exhibition focuses on children's pandemic self-portraits

May 2, 2022 Tucson is the show's first stop outside of Germany.

Cannabis courses offered by University of Arizona

Apr 27, 2022 Voters made the recreational marijuana business legal, but they didn't make it easy.

Students compete at southern Arizona construction-skills competition

Apr 12, 2022 Corporate sponsored events offers a chance for them to get good-paying jobs in an exploding industry

Legislature moving to add new teacher certification paths

Apr 11, 2022 Opponents argue it will allow unqualified people to teach.

Tuition increases OK'd for Arizona's 3 public universities

Apr 8, 2022 University of Arizona is boosting tuition by 2% to $11,525 a year for undergrads.

House panel OKs major overhaul of Arizona K-12 funding

Mar 29, 2022 The party-line vote on the newly-revealed proposal drew major opposition from some school funding experts, school districts and Democrats.

Dads on Duty: Casa Grande Middle School initiates new mentorship program

Mar 12, 2022 The school finds strong male role models to support students.

Voter-approved Arizona education tax dead after court ruling

Mar 11, 2022 A judge has declared that a tax on high-earning Arizona residents to boost education spending can’t be enforced.

Mental health in the classroom

Mar 11, 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic may be a turning point and students may be back in the classroom but many are still mentally grappling with the effects of the last two years.

TUSD changes mask rules

Mar 8, 2022 The change takes effect a week after Spring Break.

Online university fined $22M for misleading students

Mar 8, 2022 The University of Arizona has since acquired the university and rebranded the online school.

Robbins urges students to test before, after Spring break

Feb 21, 2022 COVID-19 cases fall to new lows on campus.

Avoiding budget cuts, Arizona Senate votes to raise spending limit for public schools

Feb 21, 2022 The 23-6 vote followed House approval of a similar measure last week.

University of Arizona border research center receives $1.5 million grant from Mellon foundation

Feb 21, 2022 The Confluencenter, which focuses much of it resources on the arts and social sciences, plans to continue backing student-run research along the U.S.-Mexico border

GOP-led Arizona Senate OKs huge school voucher expansion

Feb 17, 2022 The bill makes as many as 85% of the state’s 1.1 million public school students eligible for vouchers.

Pima County-funded preschool program growing slowly

Feb 15, 2022 COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for the program.

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