Education and Children

Arizona schools chief targets transgender students and bathrooms

Aug 17, 2023 In a Thursday press release, Tom Horne said parents are expressing concerns over allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity.

UA's top security officer: "campus is extremely safe" as school year and shooting anniversary looms closer

Aug 17, 2023 The University of Arizona has spent the summer implementing new security measures to prepare for a new year.

EPA awards UA $96,000

Aug 17, 2023 The funding comes from the Environmental Education Grants Program.

Group mentor program in Tucson teaches male youth about healthy relationships

Aug 13, 2023 Boys to Men Tucson has weekly talking circle support groups in 20 middle and high schools throughout southern Arizona.

Sierra Vista City Council approves decision to issue bonds to charter schools located in other areas

Aug 11, 2023 One charter school is located in Phoenix and the other is in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Buffalo Soldier Day celebration at Camp Naco

Aug 7, 2023 The day celebrates the history of the Buffalo Soldiers

The Buzz: how dual language immersion is for everyone

Aug 4, 2023 We’re heading back to school to understand Arizona's various English language learning models and how dual language immersion is coming under fire.

Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival returns for 32nd year

Aug 4, 2023 The four-day long event offers field trips and free wildlife and nature talks

Cochise College debuts Simleader Ambulance simulator with mixed reality

Aug 2, 2023 The simulator features an abulance with an interactive mannequin, VR headset and a driving station

Hobbs: "the universal school voucher program is unsustainable" as new cost projections come in

Jul 26, 2023 The projections come one day after two of the program's top officials resign.

Top officials for school voucher program resign as program faces unprecedented growth

Jul 25, 2023 ESA executive director Christine Accurso announced her resignation via Twitter Tuesday morning.

Mayes warns families of school voucher risks, but faces push back from Horne

Jul 25, 2023 Mayes’ warning comes just as the school semester starts to ramp back up in some districts

State allocates $15 million towards helping high schoolers enroll in dual enrollment classes

Jul 21, 2023 A study by the Helios Foundation and Arizona State University found that dual enrollment students are 2-times more likely to attend college

Judge blocks AZ law, transgender girls now allowed to compete on women's school sports teams

Jul 20, 2023 The preliminary injunction comes as some school districts start heading back.

Hobbs announces more than $41 million in state funds to Cochise County for border security

Jul 19, 2023 The funds came from the state's border security fund

Mayes says Horne cannot modify English language learning models

Jul 17, 2023 The opinion comes as some schools across Arizona begin their semester this week.

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