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Federal budget proposes cuts to scholarships for Indigenous students

Trump administration has again proposed cutting scholarship funds within the Bureau of Indian Education.

Arizona House bill aims to protect Native American regalia at graduation

While the language of the bill currently applies to a the broader category of "cultural regalia," lawmakers plan to highlight federally recognized tribes.

Ducey funding plan for low-performing schools gets first legislative approval

Project Rocket determines per-pupil funding at schools given lower grades by the Education Department.

Arizona Education Department release unwittingly reveals student data

The release revealed personal info of ESA students, but also drew attention to some account balances raising eyebrows among critics of the program.

Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Episode 4: Riding the Ambiguity Train

When the binary of male and female doesn’t fit.

UA researcher studies how exercise and stress impact the immune system

Richard Simpson says exercise habits and stress can release the same hormones, with different effects.

Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Episode 3: Trans-Generational Advice

A transgender teenage boy interviews an adult trans man.

Report: Arizona teaching vacancies continue to rise

A survey found about 1,000 teachers in the state left their positions during the first half of the school year.

Do your students have something to say? Now’s their chance.

Help them tell us their story in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

17 TUSD schools get funding boost based on test results

The district says it's the most funding it has received since the state program started rewarding AzMERIT results in 2017.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

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