Education and Children

Arizona Students Test Their World Knowledge in 'GeoBee'

Apr 1, 2019 The University of Arizona hosted students competing in the state level of the National Geographic GeoBee.

Surge in Family Migration Leaving Void in Rural Guatemalan Schools, Communities

Mar 29, 2019 Chairs pile up in the classrooms of villages where debt cycles and tougher immigration enforcement mean a new migration trend: parents traveling with younger children.

Trump Administration Proposes Defunding Tribal College Scholarship Program

Mar 28, 2019 The program survived last year's proposed cuts, but it's on the table again this year.

UA Gender Violence Consortium Ramping Up Services for Victims

Mar 28, 2019 The center received a major grant to answer questions about gender-based violence.

Grant Will Send Students from Low-Income Households on Free Field Trips

Mar 27, 2019 The Angel Charity for Children Scholarship will cover the cost of overnight visits to Camp Cooper for more than 900 students.

Arizona Charter School Legislation Appears Dead

Mar 26, 2019 The legislation was prompted by growing public scrutiny of charter schools, their finances and their owners.

Supporting Early Childhood Education

Mar 22, 2019 Groups in Pima County push to increase access to high-quality early childhood education.

Elephant Birth on the Horizon at Reid Park Zoo

Mar 19, 2019 29-year-old Semba to give birth to her fourth calf in spring 2020.

Santa Cruz Center Serves Binational Student Body

Mar 17, 2019 The provisional community college district is focused on educating the local workforce.

GOP Arizona Senators Back Charter Oversight Legislation

Mar 15, 2019 Opposing Democrats said the legislation was written by the charter industry and doesn't do enough to end problems.

USPS Announces 'Sesame Street' Stamps

Mar 15, 2019 The limited edition series will come out this year.

Changes at Davis-Monthan; Youth ROTC

Mar 14, 2019 A look at changes at Davis-Monthan AFB and a program to recruit the next generation of airmen.

Students Opt to Care, Not Carouse, Over Spring Break

Mar 14, 2019 Honors Alternative Spring Break chooses community service over partying.

Dunbar Programs to Help Communities of Color Reclaim Health Practices

Mar 14, 2019 The grant-funded educational project focuses on historical black and indigenous plant-based health care practices.

Alternative-Medicine Advocate Weil Gives $15M to UA Center

Mar 13, 2019 The university is naming its integrative medicine center for its founder.

Indian Child Welfare Act Case Heads to Appeals Court

Mar 12, 2019 Tribes, states and the agency overseeing Indian affairs are urging that the law be upheld.

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