Education and Children

9 Pascua Yaqui members graduate in first cohort of nursing assistant program

Jun 7, 2019 The grads are the first to complete the program at the Pima Community College site on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's reservation.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

Jun 6, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Nonprofit partners with schools to help pay college tuition for Arizona 'Dreamers'

Jun 6, 2019 The groups hope to raise close to $10 million each year to help current DACA students finish their degrees.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

Jun 6, 2019 The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

Inside Casa de los Niños's new early education center

May 31, 2019 How the center creates learning opportunities for 3 and 4 year olds.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

May 29, 2019 Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Tucson schools to offer free summer meals to students

May 29, 2019 TUSD and Sunnyside districts will offer breakfast and lunch for students over the break.

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix, Senate next

May 24, 2019 The bill would the Navajo students to use vouchers for private school tuition in New Mexico for one more year.

House committee debates latest version of the Dream Act

May 23, 2019 The move follows a recent Trump immigration proposal that leaves out "Dreamers."

#RedForEd advocates say Arizona budget plan ignores schools

May 23, 2019 The teacher-backed organization says a $1 billion surplus should be used to help restore previous education funding levels.

Arizona teacher punishment bill revived

May 22, 2019 Opponents see the measure as retaliation for last year's #RedForEd movement.

University of Arizona To Offer A Bachelor of Science Degree in Emergency Medicine Service

May 17, 2019 New paramedic program will begin fall semester 2019

Tohono O'odham Nation Celebrates High Schoolers Heading to College

May 16, 2019 A Baboquivari High School event recognized its seniors planning to attend college, vocational schools or the military.

Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman to Develop School Safety Plans

May 14, 2019 The superintendent of public instruction says she'll create a task force aimed at preventing violence on campuses.

UA Athlete On Successes On and Off the Court

May 10, 2019 Lindsey Malecha is a basketball player and aspiring surgeon.

Departing Students' Stuff Headed to Tucson Thrift Stores

May 10, 2019 The Salvation Army is getting the household items UA dorm dwellers leave behind.

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