Education and Children

Arizona Lawmakers Approve Education Sales Tax Extension

Mar 23, 2018 The unexpected move means means no public vote on expiring Prop. 301 funds.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Mar 19, 2018 Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

UA Writing Program Receives Award

Mar 19, 2018 Program teaches thousands of students skills vital to academic, research writing.

Students Exploring Scholarships During Fulbright Week

Mar 19, 2018 Program helps those seeking funds for research projects, teaching outside the U.S.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

Mar 19, 2018 University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

Proposal Ups Tuition for Incoming UA Students

Mar 16, 2018 University presidents aren't asking to change tuition for current students.

Students Walk Out of School to Protest Gun Violence

Mar 14, 2018 Tucsonans joined others throughout the country to call attention to school shootings and call for legislation.

Addressing Adult Literacy in Southern Arizona

Mar 14, 2018 Literacy Connects helped more than 50,000 people last year.

Citing Safety, Schools Hope On-Campus Alternatives Minimize Student Walkouts

Mar 13, 2018 National School Walkout Wednesday to call for meaningful action on gun legislation and safer schools.

National Protests Over Teacher Pay Energize Tucson Educators

Mar 12, 2018 Tucson advocate says discussions are taking place.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

Mar 8, 2018 The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Arizona Teachers Wear Red for Higher Pay

Mar 8, 2018 Public educators statewide say #RedForEd, inspired by outcome of West Virginia strike.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

Mar 6, 2018 The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

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Arizona Education Department: Outdated IT a Top Priority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.

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