Education and Children

UA Graduate Students Join National Walkout Protesting Tax Bill

Nov 29, 2017 Opponents say the tax reform proposal will raise graduate student tax bills by as much as 400 percent.

Cochise County Boots Up Online Ed Program to Fill Gaps for All Students

Nov 29, 2017 Targeted kids include those in the Sierra Vista juvenile detention facility or small schools.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

Nov 29, 2017 José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

Tucson Festival of Books Approaching its 10th Anniversary

Nov 24, 2017 New authors, improvements planned for March 2018.

Arizona Voters Would Say Resounding 'Yes' to Soda Tax, Poll Suggests

Nov 20, 2017 The survey showed the hypothetical tax to raise education funds would pass with a near 2-to-1 margin.

Colder Weather Drives Homeless Teens to Tucson, Shelter Says

Nov 20, 2017 Our Family Services seeks supplies to manage the the increase in homeless young people.

Episode 163: Analyzing Election Results

Nov 10, 2017 Journalists break down voters' decisions, plus Tucson Unified Superintendent reacts to results, and visiting a homeless veteran.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Nov 7, 2017 Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

Tucson Police Ask City to Fund School Resource Officers

Nov 6, 2017 Having officers in some schools helps mentor and teach students.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Nov 3, 2017 Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

Career and Technical Ed Officials See Potential Boon in School Letter Grades

Nov 3, 2017 Despite criticism, JTED sees the new rubric as an important incentive for career and technical education programs.

Feds, States Warn of Student-Loan Scam

Oct 31, 2017 Scammers attempt to trick people into upfront payments for fraudulent services.

Children's Book Author Todd Parr Coming to Tucson

Oct 27, 2017 Adults may not know who Parr is, but millions of young readers around the world consider him a literary superstar.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Oct 26, 2017 Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Advocate: Policy, Facilities Among Barriers to School Achievement for Arizona's Minority Kids

Oct 24, 2017 A report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows math and reading scores lag.

School Districts Turning to Bonds to Pay for 'Urgent' Facilities Maintenance

Oct 23, 2017 TUSD and Flowing Wells School District proposing bond packages to address capital needs.

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