Education and Children

School Resource Officers Train Public for Active Shooter

Jul 16, 2018 The Pima County Sheriff's Department has trained more than 600 people in two years.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Jul 13, 2018 In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

TUSD Approves Property Tax Increase for Transportation Fixes, Safety

Jul 11, 2018 The tax will pay for road improvements around certain schools that pose potential threats for students.

Given the Choice, Some School Districts Opting Out of AzMerit

Jul 3, 2018 A new law leaves it up to districts to choose which standardized assessment they use.

Report: Quarter of Arizona Children Live in Poverty

Jun 29, 2018 How the latest Kids Count Data Book ranks Arizona.

Vail Unified Asks Voters to Approve $61.3 Million Bond For More Schools

Jun 28, 2018 Superintendent says some schools are at capacity, others are near.

TUSD Board Member: New Code Of Conduct "Improving Administrative Culture"

Jun 28, 2018 The revision includes five levels of infractions, each with its own consequences and explanations of who can enforce them

Poll Shows Education Funding a Major Factor in Race for Arizona Governor

Jun 27, 2018 Poll shows education professor Garcia leading Democrats, unfavorable ratings for Gov. Ducey

Arizona Kids Doing Poorly

Jun 27, 2018 An annual report ranks Arizona near the bottom in children's health and education

Pima County Non-Profit Wins Grant to Educate Youth on Opioid Abuse

Jun 25, 2018 Three community organizations in Arizona will split $400,000 in grants from the Attorney General's office for opioid education.

Advocates: Kids Separated from Parents at Arizona Border Housed at Tucson Facility

Jun 21, 2018 Immigrant advocates say most are at the Tucson branch of Southwest Key.

Gubernatorial Candidate Bennett Wants Armed Teachers and Cops in Schools

Jun 19, 2018 The Republican former secretary of state unveils school safety plan.

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.

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