Education and Children

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

Nov 25, 2019 State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

Nov 25, 2019 The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

State board to consider banning sale of vaping products at universities

Nov 20, 2019 Regent says it's the board's responsibility in the wake of vaping-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S.

Number of international students down at Arizona universities

Nov 18, 2019 International students pay about three times as much tuition as in-state students at Arizona's three state universities.

TUSD board member Bruce Burke on his return to the district

Nov 8, 2019 The retired attorney previously served from 2003-2010.

NAEP report shows Arizona schools making slow progress

Oct 31, 2019 New funding will be needed for the state to make more significant progress

Study: Arizona among states with highest rates of uninsured children

Oct 30, 2019 Researchers put the state at more than 3 percentage points above the national average

Desert View teacher wins $100,000 excellence award from tool company

Oct 25, 2019 Cesar Gutierrez, a precision manufacturing teacher, is one of three winners nationwide of the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize.

Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

Oct 23, 2019 The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Grant to help UA prepare interpreters to serve deaf students

Oct 23, 2019 The project director says it's rare to get funding to train undergraduates for educational interpreters.

UA gets go-ahead to open school of veterinary medicine

Oct 22, 2019 The program will be the first public vet school in Arizona.

UA prof giving public talk on dark matter in Spanish

Oct 21, 2019 Graduate students had the idea to host a lecture for Spanish speakers.

Changes coming to TUSD board

Oct 17, 2019 Reflections on Southern Arizona's largest school district as the process begins to replace a resigning member.

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Oct 14, 2019 Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle point to data suggesting immersion doesn't ease students' struggles.

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman on priorities for 2020

Oct 11, 2019 Hoffman also reflects on what she sees as her biggest accomplishment in office so far.

Mark Stegeman shares why he resigned from the TUSD board

Oct 11, 2019 A search has begun for his replacement after more than 10 years on the board.

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