Education and Children

Bill Sorting Out Definitions of E-Scooters Takes Step Forward

Feb 14, 2019 The bill provides statewide definitions of electric standup scooters and electric miniature scooters.

UA Softball Opening its Season in Renovated Facility

Feb 14, 2019 The stadium features new seating and more comfortable viewing for fans.

Mexican University Collaboration With UA Gets New Leadership

Feb 11, 2019 Elena Centeno, a geology researcher from UNAM in Mexico City, is returning to the UA to head the Tucson office of the Mexican university.

Moving the Needle on Education

Feb 8, 2019 A look at the continuing challenges for public education in Arizona following a year of grassroots efforts like #RedForEd.

Arizona Lawmakers Ready Changes to How English Language Learners are Taught

Feb 7, 2019 The House and Senate are poised to pass bill changing how ELL students are taught.

Arizona Legislator Looks to Make Sex Ed More Inclusive

Feb 7, 2019 Current laws limit instruction pertaining to homosexuality.

Need for Special Ed Teachers Stands Out in Ongoing General Shortage

Feb 6, 2019 The UA hopes its efforts will help introduce education students to special ed programs.

Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Feb 5, 2019 Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

UA Law School Seeks New Partnerships in Mexico

Jan 31, 2019 The university has collaborated with institutions in Mexico for decades, and the law school wants to build new programs.

TUSD Hopes to Attract Special Education Teachers at Job Fair

Jan 31, 2019 The district is looking for 91 total new teachers for the 2019-20 school year.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

Jan 24, 2019 The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

TUSD's Newest Board Member Discusses Priorities

Jan 18, 2019 Leila Counts received the most votes for one of two open seats.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

Jan 18, 2019 A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

TUSD Hosting Fundraiser For Tour of Historically Black Institutions

Jan 17, 2019 Every student who has attended the tour in the past five years has gone on to college.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

Jan 17, 2019 The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

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