Education and Children

Charges Dropped Against UA Students Who Protested Border Patrol on Campus

Apr 22, 2019 Pima County declined to prosecute; the UA code of conduct investigation continues.

South Tucson Youth Center Serves Low-Income Families Year Round

Apr 19, 2019 A discussion about services offered at the John Valenzuela Youth Center.

Benefits of Keeping Kids Active During Summer Break

Apr 19, 2019 A discussion Teddi Schnurr, an early childhood education faculty member at Pima Community College.

Arizona Schools Struggle to Find Footing With National Testing Standards

Apr 18, 2019 The U.S. Department of Education says the state is out of compliance.

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Apr 17, 2019 Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

UA Astronomers Contribute to Historic Image of Black Hole

Apr 17, 2019 Faculty and student researchers worked on the method used to generate the groundbreaking picture.

UA Police Report Details Border Patrol Protest

Apr 16, 2019 Three people "shouted obscenities" at Border Patrol agents for 40 minutes, report says.

Tucson On the Right Track to Reduce Dropout Rate, Report Says

Apr 15, 2019 More needs to be done, but the current plan is gaining traction.

New Tuition, Fees at Arizona's Public Universities

Apr 15, 2019 The Board of Regents has approved a 1.8 percent increase for new undergrads at the University of Arizona.

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Apr 12, 2019 The state schools superintendent said the law created myth and fear around the mention of LGBTQ relationships in the classroom.

Tucson Teens Explore Community Issues Through Podcast

Apr 5, 2019 Their efforts gained traction during the 2018 midterm elections.

With CatCash, Students Pay for Food, Laundry and Botox

Apr 4, 2019 The UA student currency is meant to offer students convenience and flexibility in paying for day-to-day needs.

Arizona Charter Schools 'Fail' in Diversity Report

Apr 4, 2019 A nationwide survey looked at states' charter school laws and whether they promote racial and economic diversity.

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.

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