Education

Tucson Unified School District
Is Arizona’s Mexican American Studies ban unconstitutional? After a trial in July a federal judge is expected to weigh in on that question soon.
August 16, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
August 16, 2017
Opponents of Arizona's sweeping new school voucher law took a big step toward blocking it until voters can weigh in next year, after state officials determined that 97 percent of the 111,000 signatures collected by a grassroots group passed an initial certification.
Aug. 21, 2017
graduation
Arizona education officials have come up with specific goals for students in the state. It’s part of the Arizona Progress Meter, which measures where students are, and determines where they need to go, in a series of metrics — including high school graduation rate, and success in eighth-grade math and third-grade reading.
August 17, 2017
State elections officials have completed their initial review of petition sheets turned in to block Arizona's ambitious school voucher program expansion.
August 16, 2017
Alexander "Xander" Hill
Psychologists and behavioral therapists warn the first few weeks of a new year can be extremely stressful socially and academically — especially for kids with a cognitive disability few understand.
August 15, 2017
Opponents of expanding school vouchers may see their efforts ultimately quashed on a technicality.
August 14, 2017
Aug. 21 is the first day of classes on Ottawa University’s new campus next door to Surprise City Hall, and enrollment at the private Christian school has so far exceeded expectations.
August 14, 2017
Arizona Challenger Space Cente
The Arizona Challenger Space Center building has been acquired by the Peoria Unified School District. The district traded two empty lots of land for the facility, worth around $4.4 million.
August 11, 2017
A member of the governing board for the Liberty Elementary School District could face arrest if she goes back to one of the campuses.
August 11, 2017
Arizona Board of Regents logo
Members of the Arizona Board of Regents told Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich this week that they have no plans to hike tuition for DREAMers until the Arizona Supreme Court tells them to do so.
August 11, 2017
school bus
Listen to the sounds of Angelica Marquez on bus duty at Herrera Elementary School in Phoenix.
August 10, 2017
students stand in line
Minority students in Arizona are significantly more likely to be suspended from school.
August 10, 2017