Education and Children

Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

Oct 23, 2019 The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Grant to help UA prepare interpreters to serve deaf students

Oct 23, 2019 The project director says it's rare to get funding to train undergraduates for educational interpreters.

UA gets go-ahead to open school of veterinary medicine

Oct 22, 2019 The program will be the first public vet school in Arizona.

UA prof giving public talk on dark matter in Spanish

Oct 21, 2019 Graduate students had the idea to host a lecture for Spanish speakers.

Changes coming to TUSD board

Oct 17, 2019 Reflections on Southern Arizona's largest school district as the process begins to replace a resigning member.

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Oct 14, 2019 Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle point to data suggesting immersion doesn't ease students' struggles.

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman on priorities for 2020

Oct 11, 2019 Hoffman also reflects on what she sees as her biggest accomplishment in office so far.

Mark Stegeman shares why he resigned from the TUSD board

Oct 11, 2019 A search has begun for his replacement after more than 10 years on the board.

TUSD begins search to replace resigning board member

Oct 7, 2019 Mark Stegeman's replacement will serve through the end of 2020.

TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Oct 4, 2019 Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

TUSD governing board member Mark Stegeman resigns

Oct 3, 2019 He says radical reform is needed for the district.

Judge rules against Arizona education plan drawing on land trust funds

Oct 1, 2019 The ruling says Arizona violated federal law with the voter-approved Proposition 123.

TUSD receives largest donation of clothes for students and families

Sep 30, 2019 800 boxes of brand-new clothes were donated for distribution to students.

Proposed TUSD sex-ed curriculum changes draw vocal criticism and support

Sep 27, 2019 Arizona 360 hears from people on both sides of the issue.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe distributes gaming funds to community groups

Sep 26, 2019 The grants represent a percentage of its contribution to the state through its tribal gaming compact with the state.

Marana High School takes steps to curb vaping on campus

Sep 20, 2019 The school's principal says it has been a growing problem in recent years.

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