Education and Children

Equal pay lawsuit against Arizona regents settled

Jul 24, 2019 Three female former UA deans claimed they were paid less than men.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Jul 17, 2019 Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

National report says Arizona has made steady progress in education

Jul 16, 2019 More needs to be done, and the pace of improvement is too slow, education advocates say.

Pima Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams awarded for approach to motivating students

Jun 27, 2019 Out-of-the box thinking earns him statewide award for helping incarcerated students.

Arizona school board leaves sex education rules unchanged

Jun 25, 2019 The board decided not to act on guidelines put forward by the state superintendent.

Filling the gap for Tucson's homeless students

Jun 24, 2019 As housing affordability continues to drop in Arizona, charitable organizations stretch to address the steep disadvantages facing young people experiencing homelessness.

Building more than houses in one Tucson neighborhood

Jun 24, 2019 Habitat for Humanity Tucson and a coalition of partners are working to improve and track quality of life in the Amphi neighborhood.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Jun 20, 2019 Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

Arizona drops one spot to 46th in report on children's well-being

Jun 17, 2019 The annual National Kids Count grades Arizona poorly on children's health, education and security.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

Jun 12, 2019 The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

UA receives $1.5M grant to expand intelligence degree program

Jun 12, 2019 The new degree transforms an already-existing program and will incorporate cybersecurity, intelligence and information operation.

UA library one of a few sites getting a summertime makeover

Jun 10, 2019 Construction projects shift from athletic to academic facilities in 2019.

9 Pascua Yaqui members graduate in first cohort of nursing assistant program

Jun 7, 2019 The grads are the first to complete the program at the Pima Community College site on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's reservation.

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

Jun 6, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Nonprofit partners with schools to help pay college tuition for Arizona 'Dreamers'

Jun 6, 2019 The groups hope to raise close to $10 million each year to help current DACA students finish their degrees.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

Jun 6, 2019 The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

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