Education and Children

Marana, Other Districts, to Go Beyond 9% Teacher Raises

May 18, 2018 MUSD raises come amid district debate over a school closure as well as construction on a new facility.

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

May 17, 2018 Educator protests in states like Arizona have made education funding a major midterm campaign issue.

Arizona Child Welfare Agency Creates Unit for Child Victims

May 16, 2018 The unit will be tasked with advocating for the rights of child victims of crimes.

Study: Despite Modest Income, Teachers Pay for Class Needs

May 15, 2018 The National Center for Education Statistics found that teachers pay nearly $480 a year for classroom supplies.

Basis Asks Parents to Subsidize Teacher Pay

May 14, 2018 The Arizona charter school company received about $5 million in donations last year, according to records.

Forum to Discuss Pima Community College's Progress

May 14, 2018 College faces lower enrollment, funding cuts.

Wrapping Up Teacher Walkouts

May 13, 2018 Education reporter Hank Stephenson debriefs the Red for Ed movement.

Gov. Ducey Describes Budget-Making Challenges

May 11, 2018 Says finding new funding allowed "solution" to education concerns

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

May 10, 2018 TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

University of Arizona Adds Nearly Six Thousand Alumni This Weekend

May 10, 2018 This year's commencement marks the 154 at the University.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

May 10, 2018 Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

After the Walkout: Most School Districts Won't Extend School Year

May 8, 2018 Some Pima County schools found ways to avoid adding days to make up for lost minutes.

How Are Teachers Paid? A Discussion of School Funding With Former Supe

May 7, 2018 John Pedicone says the education debate is about much more than teacher salaries.

Ducey Defends No-Tax Budget Growth of Teacher Pay Raise Plan

May 7, 2018 Meanwhile, educators push initiative to raise taxes on those with high incomes.

Attorney Explains Difference Between Walkout and Strike

May 7, 2018 Employment Attorney Barney Holtzman also discussed whether districts can be sued for the walkout.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

May 6, 2018 How the Capitol, a church and classrooms in Southern Arizona responded to the protests.

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