Education and Children

UA president proposes furloughs, pay cuts for 16,000 employees

Apr 17, 2020 Robbins says he and senior vice presidents have already taken pay cuts.

Arizona Supreme Court considers tuition case

Apr 16, 2020 It will decide whether the state attorney general can sue the Arizona Board of Regents.

Talking about coronavirus with children and how to manage at-home learning

Apr 10, 2020 A UA behavioral health expert addresses parents' concerns during the outbreak.

Possible enrollment declines due to coronavirus could mean trouble for UA bottom line

Apr 9, 2020 Out-of-state and international students account for a large portion of the university's tuition revenue.

Coronavirus measures hamper education initiatives striving to get onto ballot

Apr 9, 2020 Groups have joined with other citizen initiatives in a lawsuit to force Arizona to use an electronic signature collection platform.

A conversation with the head of the Baboquivari Unified School District

Apr 8, 2020 Superintendent Edna Morris says the school district is working to bridge access gaps across a large rural area to meet student needs.

TUSD expedites laptop order to support at-home online learning

Apr 3, 2020 Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo also discusses his hopes the district can hold graduation ceremonies in May.

Extended school closures expose digital divide among Arizona families

Apr 3, 2020 A discussion with schools chief Kathy Hoffman about the challenges students face.

Adapting to life under social distancing

Apr 3, 2020 Plus, answers to listeners' COVID-19 questions, food bank use doubles, weddings rescheduled, and a reminder about library resources.

Sonora asks medical students to join coronavirus fight

Apr 2, 2020 The mayor of Hermosillo, the state capital, is considering a 12-hour curfew in the city.

TUSD Superintendent Trujillo on school closures amid COVID-19 pandemic: 'It's the right call'

Apr 1, 2020 The head of Tucson's largest school district discusses how TUSD is responding to an unprecedented situation.

Despite school closure, high school seniors will get to graduate

Mar 31, 2020 Whether or not they collect their diplomas in a cap and gown is up in the air.

Arizona schools will stay closed through the end of the school year

Mar 30, 2020 Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman made the announcement Monday morning.

TUSD distributes thousands of meals in Grab-and-Go program

Mar 27, 2020 Students sent home because of the COVID-19 pandemic can still receive breakfast and lunch from their districts.

Some families face barriers as schools transition to online instruction

Mar 27, 2020 A discussion with Pima County School Superintendent Dustin Williams.

COVID-19 redefines the semester: One UA student's perspective

Mar 27, 2020 In this radio essay, an AZPM student production assistant describes her experience balancing classes and a pandemic.

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