Education and Children

The Buzz: The Legacy and impact of Land Grant Institutions

Mar 8, 2024 A look at how an 1862 act impacted Native lands and eventually led to UA's fossil fuel use despite climate pledges.

UA President takes 10% pay cut amid university fiscal woes

Mar 4, 2024 The Arizona Board of Regents will approve his pay cut at an upcoming board meeting.

Arizona Board of Regents Chair steps down

Mar 1, 2024 ABOR Chair-elect Cecilia Mata will "assume the responsibilities".

Three former Department of Education employees charged with defrauding Arizona voucher program

Mar 1, 2024 Prosecutors said Thursday that the three employees approved applications for 17 students -– five of which were fictitious -- that admitted them into the voucher program using forged birth certificates and special education evaluations.

AZ Treasurer makes push for an additional financial education course as a high school graduation requirement

Feb 23, 2024 A bill in the legislature proposes to add that requirement.

Arizona's public universities extend financial aid deadline due to federal delays

Feb 23, 2024 The board moved to extend the Arizona Promise Program deadline to May 1.

ABOR accelerates financial reforms amid UA fiscal woes

Feb 22, 2024 The Arizona Board of Regents swiftly implements financial reforms following the University of Arizona's financial troubles, amidst controversy over shared governance.

AZ Board of Regents defends UAGC acquisition to Hobbs

Feb 20, 2024 The letter was sent late Tuesday afternoon.

UA announces new athletic director

Feb 19, 2024 Desireé Reed-Francois is a UA alumna who is currently AD at the University of Missouri.

UAGC tuition changes spark student concerns and confusion

Feb 15, 2024 Students at UAGC express frustration over sudden tuition grant changes, leaving some uncertain about affording education.

UA outlines nearly $30 Million in cuts in a new report to Gov. Hobbs

Feb 9, 2024 A large part of that is the elimination of vacant positions.

Cochise College plans to have students in dorms on Sierra Vista campus in January 2025

Feb 7, 2024 The new housing complex will be named Bugen Hall after George Bugen

The Buzz: Arizona's tax credit system

Feb 2, 2024 Not many states allow dollar-for-dollar tax credits for some donations, but Arizona does, and thousands of organizations are on the list.

Votes of no confidence under consideration in UA staff council and faculty senate

Jan 30, 2024 Some faculty and staff at the University of Arizona are feeling left out of key financial planning discussions.

UA announces budget cuts, layoffs amid financial crisis

Jan 30, 2024 If no changes are made, the university is expected to continue a deficit spending of $177 million.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

Jan 26, 2024 A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

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