Education and Children

TUSD Still Faces Teacher Shortages Despite Pay Raises, Sign-On Bonuses

Jan 16, 2019 The district will hold back-to-back job fairs in an effort to get ahead of hiring challenges.

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

Jan 14, 2019 "Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Jan 10, 2019 Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Pima County, TUSD Sue State Over Desegregation Funds

Dec 26, 2018 The complaint aims to see the state continue to provide aid rather than shift the financial burden to TUSD homeowners.

A Boost to Teacher Pay, Declining Enrollment

Dec 24, 2018 A conversation with journalist Hank Stephenson about the biggest issues in education in Arizona in 2018

Arizona Fails to Allocate Early Childhood Education Funds Efficiently, Report Finds

Dec 14, 2018 Bipartisan agency says governor could make necessary fixes to the system.

Efforts of Native American Students Change TUSD Stance on Graduation Wear

Dec 14, 2018 Student-led organizing has temporarily changed the policy to allow Native American regalia at the ceremony.

TUSD Won't Offer Controversial Economics Course

Dec 12, 2018 No governing board members offered support for the course in the wake of a review.

Arizona's New Schools Superintendent on Challenges to Education Policy Change

Dec 3, 2018 Kathy Hoffman is the first Democrat elected to the post in more than 20 years.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

Nov 30, 2018 The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

Rillito Foundation Offers 30 Internships With UA Agriculture College

Nov 28, 2018 Students have the opportunity to gain experience in various business roles.

UA President Robbins Unveils New Strategic Plan

Nov 16, 2018 More than 90 initiatives focus on students, research, global efforts and more.

High Schoolers Co-Author Scientific Research Thanks to Internship

Nov 15, 2018 A UA professor says the students made significant contributions to research into bioinformatics.

Democrat Hoffman to Take Over as Arizona Schools Superintendent

Nov 13, 2018 The political novice won the race against an experienced Republican politician.

Art Installation Raises Awareness About Pima County Youth

Nov 1, 2018 Backpacks represent 21,000 young people disconnected from work and school.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Oct 31, 2018 Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

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