Education and Children

Arizona Aims to Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs

Sep 20, 2018 The operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline that was part of a deal made to increase state oversight.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

Sep 20, 2018 The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

Tips for Keeping the Cost of College Down

Sep 17, 2018 A discussion with certified financial planner Mary Ahearn.

Digital Access Denied, TUSD Postpones Review of Economics Textbook

Sep 13, 2018 The authors refused to make the book available online for a review of a controversial economics course removed from TUSD.

TUSD Appeal to Get Sabino High Baseball Title Back Fails

Sep 12, 2018 The district was unable to overturn a decision to revoke the team's state title, but did get the team off probation.

TUSD Says it Plans to Fulfill Desegregation Plan by 2019

Sep 12, 2018 The district has been granted partial unitary status for completing requirements for a decades-long effort to end racial segregation.

Jury Convicts Former Immigrant Shelter Worker of Sex Crimes

Sep 10, 2018 Levian Pacheco was an employee at the Mesa Southwest Key facility, which shelters undocumented youth for the U.S. government.

Arizona AG: Lawmakers Must Pass Charter School Reforms

Sep 5, 2018 Call comes following a report about the financial activities at a major online charter school.

Classes to Teach Mexican Cooking

Sep 3, 2018 Sharing the tie of food and family, Tucson Botanical Gardens offers classes this week.

Court Bars From Ballot Tax on Wealthy to Fund Education

Aug 30, 2018 A majority of the court found that the measure's description of the change in tax rates creates a danger of confusion or unfairness.

TUSD to Start Review of Controversial Textbook at Teachers' Request

Aug 29, 2018 The economics course was canceled at TUSD last year. It could be back in front of the board for approval in November.

TUSD Will Appeal State Decision to Revoke Sabino's 2018 Baseball Championship

Aug 28, 2018 TUSD will invoke its right according to Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo after the AIA chose to remove the 2018 State Championship title and place Sabino's baseball program on a one-year probation.

Shelter Employee Standing Trial Tuesday for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Migrant Boys

Aug 27, 2018 Levian Pacheco is at least the third Southwest Key employee to be accused of sec crimes in Arizona since 2015.

Pima College Expanding Manufacturing Focus With New Center

Aug 27, 2018 The college will replace a closed hotel with an applied technology center.

TUSD Opens Survey Over Language Used for Days Off for Rodeo

Aug 24, 2018 A group called on the district to change the term, which they say glorifies the abuse of animals.

Records: UA Accepted $458K From Eugenics Fund

Aug 24, 2018 The university has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence.

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