Education and Children

Pima Community College Raises Tuition 3.8%

Apr 12, 2017 $3 a credit hour increase in face of declining enrollment, no state funding.

Tucson Students Headed to International Robotics Competition

Apr 12, 2017 Palo Verde High's 'Optimal Robotics' team won a regional challenge to advance.

Why New UA President Is Million Dollar Man

Apr 11, 2017 'To attract type of talent needed' to run what is a $2.5 billion operation, regents' president says.

Lawmakers' Top Priority: Teacher Pay, But How Much?

Apr 10, 2017 Leaders of both parties want to spend more in classrooms than Gov. Ducey proposes.

Episode 132: Full-Day Kindergarten Funding Proposal Won't Help Tucson

Apr 7, 2017 Plus, local impact of the state budget; Tucson and the sanctuary city controversy.

Contract Approved for Next UA President: Robert C. Robbins

Apr 7, 2017 Robbins to start June 1, earn more than any previous UA president.

Regents Set Tuition for Arizona's Three Public Universities

Apr 6, 2017 The cost of studying will rise 3.9 percent for new incoming in-state undergraduates.

Fewer Foreigners Applying to UA, Part of National Trend

Apr 5, 2017 Applications from foreign students to universities around the country have been down during Trump presidency.

Remains of Tucson Child Missing 5 Years Found in Desert

Mar 31, 2017 Police say investigation continuing in death of Isabel Celis, who disappeared from her home in April 2012.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

Mar 31, 2017 More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

TUSD Names Interim Superintendent, Begins Search

Mar 29, 2017 Assistant Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo named to run district until permanent hire.

Some UA Students Speak Against $100 Athletics Fee

Mar 28, 2017 Tuition hearing draws mixed reaction to overall 3.9% in-state undergrad increase.

Bill Would Replace Standardized Tests for Arizona High Schoolers

Mar 28, 2017 Schools can have more choices when replacing the test.

PCC Proposes Alternative Budget Plans, Including Big Cuts

Mar 28, 2017 Scenarios range from maintaining status quo to 'revolutionizing' college through cuts.

CDO High's Academic Decathletes Going to Nationals

Mar 27, 2017 Oro Valley team wins 4th straight state title with mix of 'A', 'B' and 'C' students.

Supervisor Bronson: Gas Tax Could Be 'Tool in Toolbox'

Mar 21, 2017 An interview with the Pima County Supervisors chairperson.

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