Education and Children

Arizona schools chief anticipates delays to in-person learning

Aug 7, 2020 State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman supports schools providing targeted services for vulnerable students.

News roundup: Fraud in Arizona unemployment claims, benchmarks released for school return

Aug 6, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 6.

UA President Robbins says he doesn’t oppose a faculty union

Aug 6, 2020 Robbins said he is "all for it" after a campus coalition announced it plans to form a union.

Arizona releases guidance for returning to classrooms

Aug 6, 2020 The promised benchmarks for returning to in-person learning outline county COVID-19 targets.

UA group critical of university's pandemic response wants a union

Aug 4, 2020 A group of faculty, staff and graduate students say it is time to push back against the administration.

Eller faculty warned UA purchase of for-profit university would be ‘catastrophic’

Aug 4, 2020 A faculty review of Ashford's assets called the acquisition a "lemon."

Tucson moves ahead with public Wi-Fi

Aug 3, 2020 Access points funded by pandemic relief funds will serve neighborhoods without broadband.

Education Notebook: Kindergarten to university, Arizona back-to-school plans emerging

Aug 1, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 1.

Education funding initiative removed from Arizona ballot

Aug 1, 2020 A judge found the Invest in Ed initiative’s description misleading. Advocates plan to appeal the decision.

Own Words: Starting college during the pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 Three UA freshmen share their concerns and hopes for their college careers.

Pandemic creates added pressures for international students

Jul 31, 2020 The UA has about 3,700 international students.

Arizona universities preparing to reopen amid pandemic

Jul 30, 2020 The chair of the Board of Regents says all campuses are prepared to respond if new outbreaks happen.

Pima County leaders urge schools to stay closed

Jul 29, 2020 County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says school should not reopen until Labor Day or later.

Education notebook: 'Flexibility' in return to AZ classrooms, on-site learning spaces required

Jul 25, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Daily news roundup: Partisanship and COVID-19, stakeholders discuss coming school year

Jul 24, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 24.

Back to school, one step at a time

Jul 24, 2020 Teachers, school administrators and elected officials weigh how to safely return to school.

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