Education and Children

UA Rooftop Greenhouse Celebrates Path to Production

Mar 1, 2019 The greenhouse supplies fresh produce to over 500 students.

Children's Book Author Bringing Love of Literature to Book Festival

Feb 28, 2019 Kwame Alexander says one key to connect kids to books is poetry.

Sex Abuse Allegations Come Up at Hearing on Family Separations

Feb 27, 2019 A U.S. representative highlighted allegations of sex crimes against migrant children during the Obama and Trump administrations.

UA Optical Sciences to Take Name of Founding Dean Wyant

Feb 25, 2019 Dean-turned-philanthropist James Wyant recently pledged $20 million to support new faculty positions at the college.

Backpack Project Reaches Out to At-Risk Youth

Feb 22, 2019 Nearly 6,000 backpacks have been donated to young Tucsonans.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Feb 22, 2019 Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

UA Top 10 in Terms of Grads With Foreign-Language Degrees

Feb 18, 2019 The ranking looked at how many bachelor's degrees were granted by a given university.

Gov Ducey Tours Tucson Technical Education Programs

Feb 18, 2019 The governor stopped by PCC and Desert View High School to learn more about career and technical education programs.

Tucson School District Going Solar

Feb 15, 2019 Sunnyside Unified School District completed the first phase of its solar panel project.

Bisbee Science Lab

Feb 14, 2019 Educators behind the new facility hope it will offer informal and fun learning experiences for rural students.

Bill Sorting Out Definitions of E-Scooters Takes Step Forward

Feb 14, 2019 The bill provides statewide definitions of electric standup scooters and electric miniature scooters.

UA Softball Opening its Season in Renovated Facility

Feb 14, 2019 The stadium features new seating and more comfortable viewing for fans.

Mexican University Collaboration With UA Gets New Leadership

Feb 11, 2019 Elena Centeno, a geology researcher from UNAM in Mexico City, is returning to the UA to head the Tucson office of the Mexican university.

Moving the Needle on Education

Feb 8, 2019 A look at the continuing challenges for public education in Arizona following a year of grassroots efforts like #RedForEd.

Arizona Lawmakers Ready Changes to How English Language Learners are Taught

Feb 7, 2019 The House and Senate are poised to pass bill changing how ELL students are taught.

Arizona Legislator Looks to Make Sex Ed More Inclusive

Feb 7, 2019 Current laws limit instruction pertaining to homosexuality.

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