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Tucson teachers earn less than teachers in similar Western cities

A study by University of Arizona economists shows teacher salaries in Tucson aren’t keeping up with the nation or even Western cities comparable in size or cost of living

Cannabis courses offered by University of Arizona

Voters made the recreational marijuana business legal, but they didn't make it easy.

Students compete at southern Arizona construction-skills competition

Corporate sponsored events offers a chance for them to get good-paying jobs in an exploding industry

Legislature moving to add new teacher certification paths

Opponents argue it will allow unqualified people to teach.

Tuition increases OK'd for Arizona's 3 public universities

University of Arizona is boosting tuition by 2% to $11,525 a year for undergrads.

House panel OKs major overhaul of Arizona K-12 funding

The party-line vote on the newly-revealed proposal drew major opposition from some school funding experts, school districts and Democrats.

Voter-approved Arizona education tax dead after court ruling

A judge has declared that a tax on high-earning Arizona residents to boost education spending can’t be enforced.

AZPM Celebrates Women's History Month

Enjoy a special collection of stories, programs and educational resources that highlight history, societal contributions, and accomplishments of women.

School in the Time of COVID: Community Conversations

Featuring local students, teachers, school counselors, experts, and parents discussing their experiences, challenges, and successes navigating the education landscape during the pandemic.

University of Arizona border research center receives $1.5 million grant from Mellon foundation

The Confluencenter, which focuses much of it resources on the arts and social sciences, plans to continue backing student-run research along the U.S.-Mexico border

GOP-led Arizona Senate OKs huge school voucher expansion

The bill makes as many as 85% of the state’s 1.1 million public school students eligible for vouchers.

Arizona House votes to raise school spending limit

Senate must pass similar resolution before March to prevent $1.1 billion in budget cuts.

Pima County-funded preschool program growing slowly

COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for the program.

GOP-led Arizona Senate panel OKs school voucher expansions

The bill would make all children attending schools with a high percentage of low-income families or who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches eligible for the state’s voucher program.

State school superintendent says schools will close if spending cap is not raised

Districts face over $1.1 billion in cuts statewide, Kathy Hoffman warned lawmakers Tuesday.

AZPM Celebrates Black History Month

Enjoy a special collection of stories, programs and educational resources that highlight history, culture, and accomplishments of African Americans.

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