Education and Children

Need for Special Ed Teachers Stands Out in Ongoing General Shortage

Feb 6, 2019 The UA hopes its efforts will help introduce education students to special ed programs.

Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Feb 5, 2019 Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

UA Law School Seeks New Partnerships in Mexico

Jan 31, 2019 The university has collaborated with institutions in Mexico for decades, and the law school wants to build new programs.

TUSD Hopes to Attract Special Education Teachers at Job Fair

Jan 31, 2019 The district is looking for 91 total new teachers for the 2019-20 school year.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

Jan 24, 2019 The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

TUSD's Newest Board Member Discusses Priorities

Jan 18, 2019 Leila Counts received the most votes for one of two open seats.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

Jan 18, 2019 A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

TUSD Hosting Fundraiser For Tour of Historically Black Institutions

Jan 17, 2019 Every student who has attended the tour in the past five years has gone on to college.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

Jan 17, 2019 The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

TUSD Still Faces Teacher Shortages Despite Pay Raises, Sign-On Bonuses

Jan 16, 2019 The district will hold back-to-back job fairs in an effort to get ahead of hiring challenges.

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

Jan 14, 2019 "Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Jan 10, 2019 Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Pima County, TUSD Sue State Over Desegregation Funds

Dec 26, 2018 The complaint aims to see the state continue to provide aid rather than shift the financial burden to TUSD homeowners.

A Boost to Teacher Pay, Declining Enrollment

Dec 24, 2018 A conversation with journalist Hank Stephenson about the biggest issues in education in Arizona in 2018

Arizona Fails to Allocate Early Childhood Education Funds Efficiently, Report Finds

Dec 14, 2018 Bipartisan agency says governor could make necessary fixes to the system.

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