Education and Children

Arizona Education Department release unwittingly reveals student data

Jan 30, 2020 The release revealed personal info of ESA students, but also drew attention to some account balances raising eyebrows among critics of the program.

University of Arizona cancels Chinese New Year event

Jan 28, 2020 The festival was canceled over fears of the new coronavirus outbreak in China.

UA researcher studies how exercise and stress impact the immune system

Jan 21, 2020 Richard Simpson says exercise habits and stress can release the same hormones, with different effects.

Hispanic children less often diagnosed with autism, CDC says

Jan 17, 2020 Behavioral health experts say that's due in part to cultural barriers and lack of awareness.

Report: Arizona teaching vacancies continue to rise

Jan 15, 2020 A survey found about 1,000 teachers in the state left their positions during the first half of the school year.

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

Jan 13, 2020 The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

17 TUSD schools get funding boost based on test results

Jan 10, 2020 The district says it's the most funding it has received since the state program started rewarding AzMERIT results in 2017.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Dec 13, 2019 Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

Dec 11, 2019 The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

Dec 5, 2019 The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Dec 4, 2019 Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

Enrollment continues to rise at Arizona's Public Universities

Dec 3, 2019 The growth is strongest in online program enrollment

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

Nov 29, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

Nov 25, 2019 State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

Nov 25, 2019 The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

State board to consider banning sale of vaping products at universities

Nov 20, 2019 Regent says it's the board's responsibility in the wake of vaping-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S.

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