Education and Children

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

Jan 13, 2020 The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

17 TUSD schools get funding boost based on test results

Jan 10, 2020 The district says it's the most funding it has received since the state program started rewarding AzMERIT results in 2017.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Dec 13, 2019 Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

Dec 11, 2019 The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

Dec 5, 2019 The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Dec 4, 2019 Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

Enrollment continues to rise at Arizona's Public Universities

Dec 3, 2019 The growth is strongest in online program enrollment

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

Nov 29, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

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.

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