Education and Children

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.

Episode 160: Schools to Zoos — What's On the Ballot

Oct 20, 2017 A look at the initiatives up for approval; and the reintroduction of prairie dogs in Arizona grasslands.

Measure Would Raise Tucson Sales Tax to Fund Preschool

Oct 16, 2017 Supporters of Proposition 204 say it gives kids a leg up; skeptical voices say it is regressive or ill-defined.

Superintendent: TUSD Must Adjust to Counteract Falling Enrollment

Oct 6, 2017 Trujillo says the district is trying to emulate extended day and night programs of charter and private schools.

Early-Education Tax Opponents Launch Campaign

Oct 5, 2017 Local business leaders say the proposition, not its target, is wrong.

Ducey: Lawsuits Not the Way to Keep Tuition Down

Oct 5, 2017 The governor said a preferred approach wouldn't see tax dollars spent.

Anniversary Celebration Brings Marching Band's Past and Present In Step

Oct 5, 2017 Catalina Foothills High School reunites current and former band members for its 25th year.

Supporters of TUSD Mexican American Studies See New Hope in Ruling

Oct 2, 2017 Advocates want to see the reimplementation of the core concepts of the banned program.

20% of Santa Cruz County Children Attend Preschool

Sep 29, 2017 Education implications may be mitigated by bilingual education.

UA Starts Process of Firing Basketball Coach Charged in Bribery Case

Sep 28, 2017 Statement from UA president says school is beginning an independent investigation into Emanuel "Book" Richardson.

Tucson Construction Students Heading to Texas for Hurricane-Recovery Efforts

Sep 20, 2017 A group of Pima JTED students will travel to Houston to help with recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey.

Episode 333: A Lawsuit Over Rising Education Costs

Sep 15, 2017 Attorney General Brnovich sues the Board of Regents for increasing tuition at Arizona universities.

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Sep 15, 2017 Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

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