Education and Children

Why Arizona Teachers Leave: Pay Tops Other Reasons

May 5, 2017 Report explores what some call a teacher crisis faced by the state's schools.

Bill for University Repairs OKs Funding for 2018-19

May 3, 2017 An Arizona Senate committee sent the measure to the Senate floor.

TUSD May Seek to Borrow up to $300M for Buildings

May 2, 2017 Survey asks if voters would pass bond issue for facilities maintenance.

Schools Group Sues Arizona, Saying Billions Owed For Maintenance

May 1, 2017 Lawsuit points to money it says was withheld following Great Recession.

UA's Proposed Vet School Falls Short in Appeal for Accreditation

May 1, 2017 The university will be allowed to reapply in June in hopes to be state's first public vet school.

Schools Supe Douglas Proposes Sales Tax Increase to Boost Teacher Salaries

Apr 27, 2017 The proposal would extend and expand Prop. 301, which expires in 2021.

Breathing Room: Asthma Inhalers OK in State's Schools

Apr 25, 2017 Previously schools had to call 911 rather than administering asthma medication.

Poorest Flagstaff School Is Richest In Chess

Apr 24, 2017 The school currently lacks the funding to send to Super Nationals all of the kids who qualified.

TUSD Holds Job Fair, Seeking More Than 250 Teachers

Apr 19, 2017 Most vacancies for next school year as teacher shortages continue over low pay.

UA Honors College Dorm Proposal Stirs Controversy

Apr 19, 2017 Neighbors north of University of Arizona feel public input not valued as plans proceed.

Pima Community College Raises Tuition 3.8%

Apr 12, 2017 $3 a credit hour increase in face of declining enrollment, no state funding.

Tucson Students Headed to International Robotics Competition

Apr 12, 2017 Palo Verde High's 'Optimal Robotics' team won a regional challenge to advance.

Why New UA President Is Million Dollar Man

Apr 11, 2017 'To attract type of talent needed' to run what is a $2.5 billion operation, regents' president says.

Lawmakers' Top Priority: Teacher Pay, But How Much?

Apr 10, 2017 Leaders of both parties want to spend more in classrooms than Gov. Ducey proposes.

Episode 132: Full-Day Kindergarten Funding Proposal Won't Help Tucson

Apr 7, 2017 Plus, local impact of the state budget; Tucson and the sanctuary city controversy.

Contract Approved for Next UA President: Robert C. Robbins

Apr 7, 2017 Robbins to start June 1, earn more than any previous UA president.

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