Education and Children

TUSD's Newest Board Member Discusses Priorities

Jan 18, 2019 Leila Counts received the most votes for one of two open seats.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

Jan 18, 2019 A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

TUSD Hosting Fundraiser For Tour of Historically Black Institutions

Jan 17, 2019 Every student who has attended the tour in the past five years has gone on to college.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

Jan 17, 2019 The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

TUSD Still Faces Teacher Shortages Despite Pay Raises, Sign-On Bonuses

Jan 16, 2019 The district will hold back-to-back job fairs in an effort to get ahead of hiring challenges.

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

Jan 14, 2019 "Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Jan 10, 2019 Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Pima County, TUSD Sue State Over Desegregation Funds

Dec 26, 2018 The complaint aims to see the state continue to provide aid rather than shift the financial burden to TUSD homeowners.

A Boost to Teacher Pay, Declining Enrollment

Dec 24, 2018 A conversation with journalist Hank Stephenson about the biggest issues in education in Arizona in 2018

Arizona Fails to Allocate Early Childhood Education Funds Efficiently, Report Finds

Dec 14, 2018 Bipartisan agency says governor could make necessary fixes to the system.

Efforts of Native American Students Change TUSD Stance on Graduation Wear

Dec 14, 2018 Student-led organizing has temporarily changed the policy to allow Native American regalia at the ceremony.

TUSD Won't Offer Controversial Economics Course

Dec 12, 2018 No governing board members offered support for the course in the wake of a review.

Arizona's New Schools Superintendent on Challenges to Education Policy Change

Dec 3, 2018 Kathy Hoffman is the first Democrat elected to the post in more than 20 years.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

Nov 30, 2018 The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

Rillito Foundation Offers 30 Internships With UA Agriculture College

Nov 28, 2018 Students have the opportunity to gain experience in various business roles.

UA President Robbins Unveils New Strategic Plan

Nov 16, 2018 More than 90 initiatives focus on students, research, global efforts and more.

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