Education and Children

UA group critical of university's pandemic response wants a union

Aug 4, 2020 A group of faculty, staff and graduate students say it is time to push back against the administration.

Eller faculty warned UA purchase of for-profit university would be ‘catastrophic’

Aug 4, 2020 A faculty review of Ashford's assets called the acquisition a "lemon."

Tucson moves ahead with public Wi-Fi

Aug 3, 2020 Access points funded by pandemic relief funds will serve neighborhoods without broadband.

Education Notebook: Kindergarten to university, Arizona back-to-school plans emerging

Aug 1, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 1.

Education funding initiative removed from Arizona ballot

Aug 1, 2020 A judge found the Invest in Ed initiative’s description misleading. Advocates plan to appeal the decision.

Own Words: Starting college during the pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 Three UA freshmen share their concerns and hopes for their college careers.

Pandemic creates added pressures for international students

Jul 31, 2020 The UA has about 3,700 international students.

Arizona universities preparing to reopen amid pandemic

Jul 30, 2020 The chair of the Board of Regents says all campuses are prepared to respond if new outbreaks happen.

Pima County leaders urge schools to stay closed

Jul 29, 2020 County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says school should not reopen until Labor Day or later.

Education notebook: 'Flexibility' in return to AZ classrooms, on-site learning spaces required

Jul 25, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Daily news roundup: Partisanship and COVID-19, stakeholders discuss coming school year

Jul 24, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 24.

Back to school, one step at a time

Jul 24, 2020 Teachers, school administrators and elected officials weigh how to safely return to school.

Arizona school year still on track, with promises of 'benchmarks' for classroom return

Jul 23, 2020 Gov. Doug Ducey extended the closure of bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks.

Tucson educators protest school reopening during pandemic

Jul 21, 2020 Organizers say it's not safe to return to the classroom.

Education notebook: Tucson-area districts' reopening plans, rule for foreign students rescinded

Jul 18, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Pandemic’s impact on back-to-school plans in Pima County

Jul 17, 2020 A discussion with Pima County School Superintendent Dustin Williams.

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