Education and Children

Marana Unified School District to Consider Closing Thornydale Elementary

Mar 6, 2018 The school has 313 students, the fewest in more than two decades.

Student Lobbying Efforts Double as Civics Lesson

Mar 5, 2018 A Tucson high school is getting a first-hand look at the legislative process.

Arizona Education Department: Outdated IT a Top Priority

Mar 5, 2018 But replacing old computer system still secondary to increasing teacher pay.

Report: Teacher Shortage Calls for Better Data from Arizona

Feb 27, 2018 National Council on Teacher Quality says Arizona and other states should focus on teacher supply-and-demand data.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

Feb 23, 2018 In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Oro Valley School Encourages Hands-On STEM Learning

Feb 22, 2018 Innovation Academy opened its doors last August.

Student Exchange Aimed at Counteracting Cyberbullying

Feb 15, 2018 Tucson high school will meet Japanese team to focus on spreading kindness online.

Tucson Students Could Help Reshape City Streets

Feb 14, 2018 The city could consider "complete street" proposals from UA students in future projects.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Feb 5, 2018 Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Judge Rejects Effort to Block Vote on School Voucher Law

Jan 31, 2018 Maricopa judge says voucher supporters had no grounds to sue.

Tucson Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week

Jan 24, 2018 Public school open enrollment, charter schools and magnets are part of the picture of school choice in Arizona.

Former UA Honors Dean Sues Regents Over Discrimination

Jan 22, 2018 MacCorquodale also seeks higher salaries for all female deans at UA.

Desert View Teacher Wins National Educator Award

Jan 19, 2018 Chemistry teacher Jonathan Cadena among 44 recipients of Milken Educator Award.

ACLU of Arizona Wants Charter School Policy Changes

Jan 16, 2018 The civil liberties group wants a change to admission practices.

Ducey Budget Proposal Includes Money for University Infrastructure

Jan 16, 2018 The program puts state money toward a bonding plan lobbied for by Arizona's universities.

School Finance Officers Withdraw From Education Funding Lawsuit

Jan 11, 2018 The group says schools will benefit from Gov. Ducey's school spending plan.

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