Education and Children

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

May 10, 2018 TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

University of Arizona Adds Nearly Six Thousand Alumni This Weekend

May 10, 2018 This year's commencement marks the 154 at the University.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

May 10, 2018 Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

After the Walkout: Most School Districts Won't Extend School Year

May 8, 2018 Some Pima County schools found ways to avoid adding days to make up for lost minutes.

How Are Teachers Paid? A Discussion of School Funding With Former Supe

May 7, 2018 John Pedicone says the education debate is about much more than teacher salaries.

Ducey Defends No-Tax Budget Growth of Teacher Pay Raise Plan

May 7, 2018 Meanwhile, educators push initiative to raise taxes on those with high incomes.

Attorney Explains Difference Between Walkout and Strike

May 7, 2018 Employment Attorney Barney Holtzman also discussed whether districts can be sued for the walkout.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

May 6, 2018 How the Capitol, a church and classrooms in Southern Arizona responded to the protests.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

Arizona Legislature Closes Session With Big Issues Undone

May 4, 2018 No action taken on two big initiatives from the governor and a contentious school voucher law.

Navajo Teachers Change Rally Cry To 'Rez For Ed'

May 4, 2018 Many rural schools stayed open during a statewide walkout, but teachers there participated in their own ways.

Striking Arizona Teachers End Walkout After Education Bill Signed

May 3, 2018 Teachers did not get everything they wanted, but they won substantial gains from reluctant lawmakers.

Attorney: Goldwater Claims Not Viable if Districts Make Up Minutes

May 3, 2018 The Goldwater Institute says closed school districts deprived Arizona students of an education.

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Putting Teacher Raises in State Budget

May 3, 2018 The education budget provides raises for teachers but does not restore funding striking educators asked for.

Education Association: Teachers Return to Work Thursday if Lawmakers Pass Budget

May 1, 2018 On fourth day of statewide walkouts, schools begin reopening.

Vail School District First in Pima County to Reopen Amid Walkout

May 1, 2018 Superintendent says subs filled in gaps and 95% of support staff returned for school reopening Tuesday.

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