Education News

On Wednesday night, the five Republicans candidates who are hoping to defeat Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas in August hit the stage to debate.
Jun. 21, 2018
The deadline is rapidly approaching to gather enough valid signatures to put the Invest in Ed tax increase measure on the Arizona ballot in November. Noah Karvelis, one of the leaders of Arizona Educators United, joined The Show to talk about how things are going.
Jun. 21, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey hit the campaign trail Wednesday morning.
Jun. 20, 2018
Stanford has been sued by the national group Disability Rights Advocates on behalf of some students who believe the university hasn’t properly responded to the needs of students with mental health disabilities — to the degree that it has violated a number of anti-discrimination laws.
Jun. 20, 2018
The recent tragic shootings at U.S. schools has renewed discussions about how to keep students safe — including adding security or even arming teachers.
Jun. 20, 2018
Preliminary results from the 2018 AzMERIT Test have been obtained by The Arizona Republic. AzMERIT plays a large role in what A-F grade schools receive and whether students can move on to third grade.
Jun. 19, 2018
Frances Smith, 87, is one of about 350 people who participate in adult education every year in the Queen Creek Unified School District. The students come from more than 19 different countries and even more walks of life.
Jun. 19, 2018
The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across America. One of the many places it’s having an impact is the nation’s schools. Politico reporter Kimberly Hefling has taken a look at how cash-strapped schools are struggling to help children.
Jun. 18, 2018
According to a new study based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott is the number one school in Arizona for job placement after graduation
Jun. 15, 2018
Pima Community College in Tucson is considering eliminating its football program after next season in order to reach mandated budget cuts.
Jun. 14, 2018
The Arizona Board of Regents has several new reports ranging from the earning power of undergraduate degree holders to the upcoming annual Arizona Teachers Academy report.
Jun. 13, 2018
When someone does something wrong, in many instances, the first thought is how they should be punished. But a growing number of colleges and universities are taking a different approach.
Jun. 13, 2018
Arizona issued public schools final letter grades in April for the first time since 2014. The way the state evaluates schools has been evolving for the last two decades. Some of the state’s lowest-performing schools say it’s still a system that hurts more than helps.
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Jun. 13, 2018
Mesa Public Library is holding a two-day sale of books, magazines, DVDs and vinyl records. Some books are prices at just 50 cents, a low price that reveals a big problem for libraries: book overload.
Jun. 12, 2018
School’s out for summer. Students may feel free from the responsibilities of homework and tests, but parents — well, they’ve got to figure out what to do with their kids during the next 10 to 12 weeks while they’re at work.
Jun. 12, 2018
Parents in Arizona are feeling the squeeze as they look for summer programs for their kids.
Jun. 11, 2018
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jun. 11, 2018
Damonte Johnson spent much of his childhood with more than 10 family members in a three-bedroom house. He bounced around a bit, and his family eventually became the subject of national news. His brother was the main eyewitness in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014.
Jun. 11, 2018
The University of Arizona received a $1.1 million grant to study the biology underlying the connection between type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Jun. 10, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey intends to use more than half of the $59 million the state is getting to replace buses that are at least 15 years old and have more than 100,000 miles.
Jun. 8, 2018

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