Education News

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey came by our studios yesterday to discuss this weeks news surrounding Uber's crash report as well as his Safe Arizona Schools Plan.
May. 25, 2018
Nationwide, undergraduate enrollment is down in spring 2018. But, it's not so in Arizona, where the undergraduate population is steadily growing and now ranks third nationwide for states with the largest increase in enrollment.
May. 25, 2018
Kenneth Trump heads a company called National School Safety and Security Services. He has over 30 years experience in emergency and school safety planning. His focus: school crimes and violence.
May. 24, 2018
Arizona teachers have been back in the classroom for weeks now, but the effects of their 6-day walkout are still being felt in our nation’s capital.
May. 23, 2018
Administrators say the school within Phoenix Maryvale High addresses a need in Phoenix's west side by targeting students looking for challenging coursework in public district schools without having to leave their neighborhood.
More Arizona Education News
May. 23, 2018
In the last several months, we’ve seen teachers walk out of schools demanding higher pay. And we’ve seen students walk out of class demanding stricter gun laws. But what about the parents in that equation?
May. 22, 2018
Diane Douglas, Arizona's superintendent of public instruction, is trying to limit the use of the word “evolution” in Arizona high schools.
May. 22, 2018
Arizona Schools Superintendent Diane Douglas agrees with Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick on limiting entrances to schools.
May. 21, 2018
So how strong is Arizona’s fiscal condition now, and how much has changed in the past four decades?
May. 21, 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.
May. 21, 2018
On The Show this Monday, we heard from a Democratic lawmaker who is demanding Governor Doug Ducey hold a special session to address school safety in the aftermath of the Texas school shooting Friday. Now we'll hear from a student's perspective.
May. 21, 2018
The federal government spends nearly 30 billion dollars a year on Pell Grants, which provide college tuition assistance to low- and moderate-income students. However most colleges do not graduate the majority of their Pell students.
May. 21, 2018
Democratic state lawmakers on Friday demanded that Gov. Doug Ducey hold a special session to adopt, “comprehensive and effective gun safety legislation that will keep weapons of mass murder out of the hands of dangerous people and provide resources to identify and help troubled individuals.”
May. 21, 2018
Arizona high school students will gather Monday night for a candlelight vigil outside the State Capitol in memory of 32 killed on U.S. campuses.
May. 21, 2018
Following Friday’s school shooting in Texas, the Arizona Democratic Caucus is calling for a special session of the state Legislature to address gun violence and school safety.
May. 18, 2018
The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools this week approved requests by BASIS Charter Schools to expand in Flagstaff and Mesa.
May. 17, 2018
The University of California system and the state’s community colleges have reached an agreement that’s expected to lead to more community college students transferring to UC campuses.
May. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Dept. Of Education Stops Investigating For-Profit Colleges
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is effectively dismantling the investigative team tasked with monitoring these abuses, according to a new report by The New York Times. And many organizations and activists are outraged by this development.
May. 16, 2018
A state grand jury has indicted the former chief financial officer for the Scottsdale Unified School District for allegedly breaking Arizona's conflict of interest laws. The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Laura Tenison Smith is facing two felony counts of fraudulent schemes and practices and nine felony counts of conflict of interest.
May. 14, 2018
A project being undertaken by the University of Arizona and its health sciences arm is coming about thanks to the largest National Institutes of Health grant the state has ever received.
May. 14, 2018

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