Education and Children

How Does Your District Plan to Handle a Teacher Walkout?

Apr 23, 2018 Information on the plans of school districts in Pima County for a planned Thursday walkout.

Poll: Amid Strikes, Americans Back Teacher Raises

Apr 23, 2018 78 percent say salaries aren't enough, and half polled said they'd pay more in taxes for educator pay increases.

Tucson Teacher Shares Reasons for Supporting Walkout Vote

Apr 20, 2018 Callista Radloff is member of the grassroots group Arizona Educators United.

Ducey Vetoes 10 Bills, Asks Lawmakers for Ed Funding

Apr 20, 2018 The Arizona governor attached a note on the veto letters asking for a budget funding his education plan.

School Safety Bill Advances in Legislature

Apr 20, 2018 A Senate committee approved Gov. Ducey's proposal.

Arizona Teachers Vote for Statewide Walkout

Apr 19, 2018 78 percent of teachers who submitted ballots voted in favor of walkout, group says.

Governor's Budget Chiefs Pushing Education Funding Plan

Apr 19, 2018 The combination of higher revenues and lower use of services will provide money for schools, they say.

Conference to Promote Sports-Related Diplomacy at UA

Apr 19, 2018 The event aims to connect international sports figures and global issues

Arizona PTA Pulls Backing of School Funding Plan

Apr 19, 2018 The group says funding sources for the proposal are not sustainable.

TUSD Plans 'Instructional Closure' if Teachers Strike

Apr 18, 2018 Trujillo says buses would run, meals would be served.

UA Law School Admissions Change Gains Traction Nationwide

Apr 18, 2018 The Bar Association is considering loosening testing requirements after UA used GRE scores to find students.

Governor's Office Gives Rosy Budget Forecast

Apr 17, 2018 Revenue growth is higher than originally expected.

Ed Department Designates UA as Hispanic-Serving Institution

Apr 17, 2018 Federal agencies have extra funding earmarked for schools with the status.

Education Groups Still Considering Walkout

Apr 16, 2018 As governor proposes teacher raises, educators point to other funding demands.

Pima County Supe Talks Education Funding Amid Protests Over Teacher Pay

Apr 16, 2018 Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams explains why more funding is necessary.

PCC Looking to Cut $15M From Operational Budget

Apr 16, 2018 Chancellor Lee Lambert says falling enrollment triggered state regulations on expenditure limits.

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