Education Desk

ATLaS Justice Center
The Tucson-based ATLaS Justice Center was founded by Kirstin Eidenbach and Jonathon Trethewey to help those who have been incarcerated integrate back into society.
December 15, 2017
kids in school uniforms
An investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona found that more than 100 public charter schools have unlawful or discriminatory enrollment guidelines.
December 15, 2017
The Glendale campus will be redeveloped by ASU’s nonprofit revenue generator ASU Enterprise Partners for mixed-use real estate, then sold.
December 12, 2017
vail school district map
When someone floated the idea of tiny homes for teachers, there were chuckles. But then there was talk that, hey, maybe that wasn’t such a bad idea.
December 12, 2017
Post-secondary educational facilities continue to object to the House version of the GOP tax bill being reconciled with the Senate version.
December 12, 2017
The federal tax bill currently moving through Congress is causing consternation for graduate students across the nation.
December 11, 2017
Darwin Stiffler
The 3-2 vote came with divisive comments. Evaluations claim Superintendent Darwin Stiffler misused travel funds and didn't communicate enough with the board members.
December 08, 2017
Hopi Elementary School
Change is coming to Scottsdale’s public schools. Voters in the district approved a $229 million overhaul in 2016. But as the district has rolled out their plans, some of the same members of the community who supported the project began raising objections.
December 08, 2017
Queen Creek students learn to code
The Queen Creek Unified School District is introducing the idea of computer coding to its youngest students.
December 08, 2017
A new study led by a University of Arizona researcher suggests that language acquisition may be based on the human brain's preference for efficient information processing.
December 05, 2017
Some students say the call for more effort by the administration to boost diversity awareness and inclusion is falling on deaf ears.
December 05, 2017
Arizona Schools For The Deaf And Blind
As Arizona grapples with a sweeping teacher shortage, schools for students with hearing and visual disabilities are feeling the crunch.
December 04, 2017
Police records say officials at an Arizona high school knew about allegations that members of the football team were being abused by older teammates but failed to alert authorities.
December 04, 2017
Tax increases must be enacted to pay for quality public education according to a public policy advocacy group, Children's Action Alliance.
December 04, 2017
kids in school uniforms
Backers of Arizona's sweeping new universal school voucher law are set to face off in court with opponents who collected enough signatures to block it until the November 2018 election.
December 01, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
A new report shows state funding for Arizona's K-12 school system remains nearly 14 percent below what it was before the Great Recession hit in 2007.
November 29, 2017
Peoria Unified School District
Darwin Stiffler took the position last year, after the previous superintendent retired in July 2016. A district spokeswoman said Wednesday morning the district could not comment on the situation.
November 28, 2017
University of Arizona logo
More than 83 percent of students at the University of Arizona are staying from one year to the next.
November 28, 2017
Arizona Board of Regents logo
A southern Arizona lawmaker wants permission to reign in the Arizona Board of Regents.
November 28, 2017
Arizona Department of Education
The Arizona Department of Education has spent more than $100,000 to fix errors that led to the misallocation of millions of dollars in federal funding, and the cost could rise.
November 23, 2017

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