Education and Children

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Sep 20, 2019 Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Regents say funding proposal preps Arizona for tech-driven economy

Sep 17, 2019 The budget request would set Arizona up to compete successfully in a changing economic landscape, the board chair says.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

Sep 10, 2019 The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

Higher graduation rates uplift Nogales Unified School District

Sep 6, 2019 Lorraine Rivera gets an inside look at the district's approach.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Sep 3, 2019 Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Aug 23, 2019 Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

Arizona appeals court rejects AG's tuition lawsuit

Aug 22, 2019 The suit alleges tuition is too high at the state's public universities.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Aug 19, 2019 Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

Aug 16, 2019 The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

'Fearless' student podcasters explore big issues

Aug 16, 2019 A profile of some of the students and the teacher behind Tucson's City High Radio.

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

Aug 14, 2019 The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

Understanding data more and more important for college students, professor says

Aug 13, 2019 Hoshin Gupta suggests there are some basic ways of seeing the world through data that all college students should understand.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe receives funding to build new youth facility

Aug 7, 2019 The Boys and Girls Club will double in size and be near behavioral health programs and recreation opportunities.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

Aug 6, 2019 The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

Aug 5, 2019 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

Aug 2, 2019 A discussion with a recent graduate of the program and a current student.

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