Education and Children

Episode 307: Far From Home, Young Refugees Finding Their Way in Arizona

Mar 17, 2017 Also, efforts from faith-based organizations and volunteers, and the economic impact of immigrants and refugees.

UA Proposes 3.9% Higher Tuition, Fees for New Arizona Students

Mar 17, 2017 $100 fee for athletics; 92% of returning students will pay the same under tuition guarantee plan.

Longer School Recess Bill Advances in State Senate

Mar 17, 2017 Kindergarten through fifth graders now get 20 minutes; bill would add second recess.

UA College of Pharmacy Needs $9.5 Million for Building Renovation

Mar 16, 2017 Other funding sources are contingent on raising the money to update the building, which is 35 years old.

All-Day Kindergarten Funding Out of Reach for Tucson's Public Schools

Mar 15, 2017 Only districts, charters with 90% subsidized lunches are eligible in Gov. Ducey's proposal.

Negotiations Can Start for UA President Finalist

Mar 14, 2017 Texas Medical Center CEO Robert Robbins was chosen last week as the sole finalist to lead the university.

A Big Day for Poetry in Tucson

Mar 13, 2017 A 'poetry orchestra' with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; TC Tolbert named Tucson poet laureate.

Pima College Freed of Sanctions Threatening Accreditation

Mar 9, 2017 School was under notice for the last four years to take corrective action.

UA President Finalist Robbins: 'Hold Me Accountable'

Mar 8, 2017 He meets Tucson officials, campus community; next, contract negotiations.

Robert Clayton Robbins Top Choice for UA President

Mar 7, 2017 Cardiac surgeon from Texas gets regents' unanimous vote to replace Hart.

80,000 Pima County Adults Don't Have Diploma or GED

Mar 6, 2017 Arizona Adult Literacy Week celebrates those who've worked to overcome literacy challenges.

Interviews for UA President Monday; Announcement Wednesday

Mar 4, 2017 Two candidates will meet with regents in private session before finalist selected.

Audit Report: Arizona Public School Classroom Spending Declines

Mar 2, 2017 At 53.5%, it's lowest in the 16 years auditor general has tracked for district schools.

TUSD Seeks Teachers for 110 Openings Now, 150 in Fall

Mar 2, 2017 Job fair Saturday for vacancies at all grade levels in Southern Arizona's largest district.

No Teacher Raise Details in House Subcommittee's Budget Plan

Mar 1, 2017 Group sends its K-12 spending recommendations to state budget writers.

Sanchez, Facing Firing, Resigns as TUSD Superintendent

Feb 28, 2017 School board was meeting to consider his future, with 3-2 termination vote in the offing.

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