Education and Children

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Aug 28, 2017 Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Cienega High Students Reflect on Eclipse Experience

Aug 24, 2017 Student astronomers looking ahead to 2024.

State Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional

Aug 22, 2017 Case stems from Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies classes and 2010 law.

TUSD Going Door-to-Door to Get Kids Back to School

Aug 18, 2017 The Steps to Success Walk is aimed at reaching young people who may have given up on their education.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

Aug 17, 2017 New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Episode 328: Arizona's Tug of War Over School Vouchers

Aug 11, 2017 Also, new laws are going into effect in Arizona, and a look at the start of NAFTA renegotiations.

Episode 150: Back to School — Leadership, Teachers and Enrollment at TUSD

Aug 11, 2017 Also, Tucson crosswalks honor the LGBTQ community, and a conversation with a climate scientist about the future of water in Arizona.

Finalists for TUSD Superintendent Announced

Aug 9, 2017 Candidates will attend public forums next week, and the board will deliberate Aug. 22.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

Aug 8, 2017 A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

Arizona School Voucher Law on Hold for Now

Aug 8, 2017 Opponents of the legislation have filed enough signatures to temporarily block it.

UA Looks to Nontraditional Students to Offset Enrollment Losses

Aug 8, 2017 Admissions official says it's a national issue and birthrate is to blame.

Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools

Aug 7, 2017 Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.

Feds Won't Sue UA over Affirmative Action, Already Blocked in Arizona

Aug 2, 2017 Proposition 107 barred preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin.

Study Looks Into What Makes Fake News Fake

Aug 1, 2017 University of Arizona researchers put fake news stories into four categories.

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Jul 26, 2017 Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

UA Athletics Loses Money For the First Time in Over 10 Years

Jul 24, 2017 2016 was the first year since 2005 that the athletics department didn't turn a profit.

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