Education and Children

Records: UA Accepted $458K From Eugenics Fund

Aug 24, 2018 The university has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence.

Pima Community College Partners with Caterpillar

Aug 24, 2018 Engineers will gain experience welding and machining at PCC.

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Aug 23, 2018 Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

Proposal to Tax the Wealthy for Schools: Proposition 207

Aug 23, 2018 The Invest in Education Act surpassed the required number of signatures to go to voters in November.

Report: Nearly 1/2 of Underage Migrants in Mexico Last Year Were Unaccompanied

Aug 23, 2018 The association behind the report says most were fleeing violence or seeking to reunite with family.

ASU to Hold Classes in Downtown LA

Aug 22, 2018 The university will lease a former newspaper building for journalism and arts classes by 2020.

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

Aug 21, 2018 The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

Campaigns Underway for TUSD, SUSD Boards

Aug 21, 2018 Incumbents seek to defend their seats against challengers.

Home Sharing Is a Second 'Job' for Many Tucson Teachers

Aug 17, 2018 Airbnb says 12 percent of Tucson "hosts" are educators.

Arizona Unemployment Drops Slightly in July

Aug 16, 2018 Figure stands at 4.6 percent; seasonal job losses in education, hospitality

TUSD OKs Suing County or State Over Desegregation Funding

Aug 16, 2018 Legal action was approved by the governing board unanimously Tuesday night to protect district taxpayers.

TUSD Asking if it Should Stop Using the Term 'Rodeo Days'

Aug 15, 2018 The board has called for a survey after an activist group said the name glorifies the mistreatment of animals.

Superintendent Recommends TUSD Provide Education for Kids at Migrant Facility

Aug 15, 2018 Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo says the district is working with its lawyers, Southwest Key and the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

Aug 13, 2018 The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

UA Move-In Bringing Students, Traffic to Campus

Aug 13, 2018 Thousands of students will settle into dorms and apartments this week.

Pollster: Arizona Moderates Show Signs of Leaning Left in Election

Aug 8, 2018 A Phoenix polling company suggests the "Trump effect" and certain Democratic priorities are shifting the political center.

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