Education and Children

Regents: An Arizona Degree Is Worth It, Even With Debt

Jun 18, 2018 A report says degree-holders with student debt still take home more than high school grads who don't attend college.

Pima Community College Dropping Football, May Cut Golf and Tennis

Jun 14, 2018 The football program was never self-supporting, as originally hoped.

UA Students on Sidelines of 2018 World Cup in Russia

Jun 14, 2018 Four-week program connects them with Russian culture.

Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

Jun 12, 2018 County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.

Demand Grows for Early-Childhood Educators

Jun 12, 2018 More than half of kids 5 and under in Arizona receive daily care from someone other than a parent.

Arizona Charter Schools Change Policies After ACLU Report

Jun 8, 2018 The report found that state-funded charter schools conducted enrollment in ways that could be seen as unlawful.

Arizona to Use VW Settlement Money for New School Buses

Jun 8, 2018 Gov. Ducey announced plans for at least 280 buses for low-income districts.

Teachers Learn Active-Shooter Response at Local Training Sessions

Jun 8, 2018 Day-long sessions are based on Homeland Security's "Run, Hide, or Fight" strategy

Arizona Department of Education Gets New Associate Superintendent

Jun 6, 2018 Heather Cruz will oversee English language acquisition and CTE, among other duties.

Tucson Unified Mulls More Options For Ensuring School Safety

Jun 6, 2018 One TUSD parent proposed situational training.

School's Out, But Many Cafeterias are Open and Offering Free Meals

Jun 5, 2018 Districts in Pima County are providing meals for anyone under 18 through national program.

UA Summer Camps Give Kids a Running Start on Science

May 31, 2018 The subjects include robotics, engineering, coding and more.

Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime

May 23, 2018 The state's high court ruled that the Legislature can't change the voter-approved law.

Science Standards Draft Changes Remove, Alter Evolution References

May 23, 2018 Arizona schools Superintendent Diane Douglas says evolution is an ongoing debate.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

May 21, 2018 Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Why 9% Raises for Arizona's Teachers Are No Guarantee

May 19, 2018 The Arizona School Boards Association offers an explanation.

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