Education and Children

Gov. Hobbs: "I no longer trust the process that is in place" in regard to UA's financial remediation

Jan 25, 2024 Hobbs' letter comes shortly after a Thursday Arizona Board of Regents meeting.

ABOR seals multi-million dollar deal for new UA football coach Brent Brennan

Jan 25, 2024 His base salary will start at $2.2 million and incrementally increase each year.

Pima Community College HVAC program receives $1.2 million

Jan 25, 2024 Industry leaders said the investment is important in solving the shortage in HVAC workers.

Grijalva and teachers gather in opposition to Republican’s potential education cuts

Jan 24, 2024 House Republicans have proposed a budget that would cut federal education spending by 28%.

TUSD prepares to sell historic "1010" headquarters, move to new building

Jan 18, 2024 The district plans to buy the University of Arizona Service Annex building to house its offices

UA settles $2.5M lawsuit over professor's on-campus killing

Jan 10, 2024 The settlement also includes mental health services for Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences faculty, staff and students impacted by the shooting.

Patagonia public schools consider four-day school week

Jan 10, 2024 Superintendent wants to reduce absenteeism, recruit and retain new teachers.

Former UA CFO retains $500,000 salary in new role amid fiscal challenges

Jan 9, 2024 Former University of Arizona Chief Financial Officer Lisa Rulney, after resigning amid a fiscal crisis, keeps her salary exceeding $500,000 in a new advisory role.

The Buzz: How the Israel-Hamas conflict is influencing classrooms in Arizona

Jan 5, 2024 Protests supporting both Palestine and Israel have made their way to Arizona's college campuses and responses from stakeholders at both the state and university levels have brought criticism.

Reading 1,000 books before kindergarten is the goal in Cochise County

Jan 3, 2024 The program encourages reading in the pre-K age group

ABOR seeks to advance Title IX lawsuit against UA

Dec 20, 2023 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan granted a 30 day extension to the board to file a legal petition–the first step to seek an opinion for the high court.

UA faces fiscal storm: CFO resigns amid sweeping financial revamp

Dec 13, 2023 The University of Arizona unveiled major financial reforms amid the departure of its Chief Financial Officer.

Medical program additions at ASU, UA and NAU aim to curb Arizona’s health care worker shortage

Dec 10, 2023 In the past year, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona have all announced major health care program additions.

AZ school safety task force proposes legislative changes to address SRO shortage

Dec 8, 2023 The task force met for the final time on Thursday to share their recommendations for campus safety.

The Buzz: A legislative look ahead into education policy

Dec 8, 2023 This week we talked with both the county and state school superintendent about universal school vouchers and teacher retention.

Governor's Educator Retention Task Force releases report; shows shortages, needs for pay increase, and paid parental leave

Dec 8, 2023 The report and recomendations document ares of shortages, lack of teacher diversity, and recomendations for teacher retention.

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