Education and Children

California Students Flocking to Universities in Arizona

Jul 30, 2018 Four of the top five schools where California freshmen go out of state are in Arizona, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

UA President Talks Title IX Reform, Boosting Academic Performance

Jul 30, 2018 A discussion with Dr. Robert Robbins as he prepares for his second school year at the UA.

UA Student Leaders Share Issues Affecting Peers

Jul 27, 2018 A discussion with the presidents of the Graduate and Professional Student Council and ASUA.

Board of Regents Appoints New Executive Director

Jul 27, 2018 John Arnold has been serving as the board's interim managing director since May.

Suit Seeks to Keep Education Tax Proposal Off Ballot

Jul 25, 2018 The lawsuit claims the Invest in Education would effectively raise taxes for all taxpayers; initiative backers call that claim "ridiculous."

TUSD to Consider Education Services for Migrant Kids Housed in Tucson

Jul 25, 2018 The governing board voted unanimously to research what the district can do to educate the hundreds of immigrant kids at Southwest Key facility.

Tiny Homes Used to Recruit and Retain Vail Teachers

Jul 24, 2018 A look at Vail School District's novel approach.

President Robbins Wants UA Roadmap to Emphasize Quality Over Quantity

Jul 24, 2018 Strategic plan in the works, the university president is emphasizing student success rather than number of students.

Voucher Vote Creates Dilemma for School-Choice Supporters

Jul 23, 2018 Some supporters of vouchers are questioning whether voter protection of a measure is too limiting.

TUSD: Teacher Vacancies Down; Retaining Bus Drivers Still An Issue

Jul 22, 2018 Funding from the state after the teacher walkout is helping TUSD retain teachers, the superintendent says.

Vail School District Hopes Tiny Homes Help Attract, Keep Teachers

Jul 20, 2018 The district is working with developers to build small, affordable houses on land it has purchased.

From Warrior to Scholar: An Academic 'Boot Camp'

Jul 20, 2018 The project readies military veterans to make the jump into the classroom.

Sabino High Baseball State Title in Jeopardy

Jul 18, 2018 An internal investigation by TUSD is looking into whether team violated three state regulations on its path to the 2018 championship.

TUSD Sends Out Notifications of School Letter Grades

Jul 18, 2018 More than a quarter of TUSD schools received a letter grade of D or F.

Entrepreneurship Program Aims to Help Kids Bring Ideas to Life

Jul 17, 2018 The after-school program helps young people create their own businesses and nonprofits.

Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

Jul 16, 2018 The judge is asking government to respond to ACLU court filing pointing to rumors of mass deportations following reunification.

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