Education

Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his push for a law to let judges take guns from some people considered "dangerous'' even though it was that provision that killed pretty much his entire school safety plan earlier this year.
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Apprenticeship programs have been becoming more and more popular. A report finds women make up a tiny percentage of apprentices, and a gender wage gap persists — as it does in the labor force more broadly.
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TUSD OKs Suing County Or State Over Desegregation Funding
The Tucson Unified School District authorized its attorneys to sue either Pima County or the state over funding for its desegregation program.
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The Takeaway: Hundreds of School Closures, Decreased Enrollment And A Brand New Charter School In Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican students are heading back to school, just about a month shy of the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, a storm that decimated the islands infrastructure, including many schools.
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There’s near universal agreement in Arizona that the state needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But the proposal to increase taxes on the state’s wealthier residents is where the dramatic disagreement starts.
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
Four out of five candidates for Arizona governor participated Tuesday night in a town hall on preventing gun violence. It was presented by the state’s chapter of the student group March For Our Lives.
UbiQD, Inc. will work to make more precise lighting arrangements that grow the plants in an environment that mimics what astronauts could use to grow food.
The small Phoenix charter school SySTEM was forced to close its doors last week due to low enrollment, and its 32 students needed to find new schools quickly. That’s when the chief operating officer of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, Robert Di Bacco, stepped in.
Rio Salado College employees say, through investigations, there's a fear of retaliation in coming forward with allegations. One woman said she still feels the consequences of pointing out misconduct from her supervisor more than a year ago.
Investigation Released Into Handling Of Sexual Harassment Complaints
Traditional public schools often identify special education teaching jobs as some of the hardest to fill and finding people to work with the most challenging students can be harder still. One challenge to recruiting is not all of Arizona’s public universities offer the training to work with students with severe needs.
The congressionally appointed National WWII Museum has an education partner in Arizona State University.
In special circumstances, Arizona public school districts pay for special education students to attend private schools, a situation called a "private day placement."
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Researchers used data to see if middle school popularity would lead to later success and found it was good to be well-liked, but not “popular.”
A new Navajo language children's television show is not just trying to entertain kids, it’s trying to teach a language that’s in danger of dying out.
Since the shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard a lot from some of the students who survived after they created the group March for our Lives. Michele De Groote, co-founder of March For Our Rights, offers a different perspective.
A new survey revealed Arizona's Independent voters are currently leaning left and could fall squarely into Liberal territory after the primary races.
As schools tested toward Arizona’s “College and Career Ready Standards” in reading and math, there were a few bright spots in the AzMERIT scores, including Tucson Unified School District.
As Arizona students head back to school, the latest AzMERIT test scores have come out — and the results are not good. Overall, the majority of students failed the mandatory state test, which includes math and reading portions. But when you break down the results further, there are also wide demographic splits.
March For Our Lives Arizona, the student-led group, has worked since earlier this year to try to collaborate with the governor but has yet to hear anything, said the director.
Research institutions like the University of Arizona are accelerating their academic output from classrooms to the commercial sector.