Education News

U.S. News and World Report earlier this month unveiled its 2019 Best Colleges Rankings. But John Byrnes argues these rankings, and others, are flawed and should not be the be all and end all of where a student goes to college.
Sep. 19, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he’s open to ideas about how to reform the way charter schools operate. This comes after Republican lawmaker Eddie Farnsworth cashed in on the sale of his for-profit charter school and its four campuses.
Sep. 19, 2018
According to the Arizona Auditor’s report, in August of 2017 Eunice Lopez admitted to school officials she had taken 151 cash payments meant for parking permits for herself.
Sep. 18, 2018
Less than a month after Phoenix leaders approved plans to build a parking garage at Park Central Mall, a new tenant has been revealed.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points To A National Crisis
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
Sep. 18, 2018
Future Mexican teachers are being required to learn English to earn their degree, no matter what subject they plan to teach. The new requirement is part of a a push for students in Mexico to learn English in school.
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Sep. 17, 2018
Brach Drew is the junior class president at Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, and when The Show talked to him, he said the problem is that Juuling is easy to hide.
Sep. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Poll — Majority Of Americans Support Diversity In Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action
Should race be a factor in college admissions? The results of a new poll conducted by WGBH News and released today reveal that nearly three in four Americans do not think it should be. But a majority of Americans also say that they value racial diversity on campus.
Sep. 17, 2018
A researcher at the University of Arizona is trying to reduce the number of bilingual students who are misdiagnosed with speech disorders.
Sep. 14, 2018
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Sep. 14, 2018
A federal judge has ruled against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, in a case brought by 19 states and Washington, D.C.
Sep. 13, 2018
After more than 40 years, a judge’s ruling could finally mark the beginning of the end of a lawsuit over desegregation in Tucson schools.
Sep. 13, 2018
Earlier this month, a fire destroyed an estimated 90 percent of the nearly 20 million pieces housed at the National Museum of Brazil. But in burning artifacts, the blaze also erased a large amount of the country’s history. Around the world, museums house the items that tell a region’s story.
Sep. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Do Cops In Schools Make Students Safer?
In the wake of Parkland and other mass shootings in schools, there are more police stationed in schools to help prevent violence. But a new investigation points to violence being perpetrated by those very cops, with some 120+ students being tasered by school police in recent years.
Sep. 12, 2018
A federal court has found that the Tucson Unified School District has mostly fulfilled a 2013 consent decree to resolve a decades-long battle to end racial disparity.
Sep. 12, 2018
In a unanimous vote, the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools board approved the transfer of a for-profit charter-school chain to a new non-profit organization on Monday.
Sep. 11, 2018
More than 8 million kids in K-12 schools were chronically absent during the 2015-2016 school year. That’s about 15 percent of students. Here in Arizona, those numbers were even higher.
Sep. 11, 2018
ASU later this semester plans to roll out what it believes is the first official biology lab done in virtual reality. It’ll be a cell biology course, with two more classes to come. S
Sep. 10, 2018
Bipartisan, independent think tank the Grand Canyon Institute released a new study last week. They looked at tax credit scholarships given to families in order to enroll in private schools and for ESA vouchers, or empowerment scholarship accounts.
Sep. 10, 2018
Delta Airlines has announced a partnership to put Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students on a quicker path from classroom to cockpit.
Sep. 9, 2018

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