Education News

The Cooper Center in Tucson has three major focuses for its students: to enhance their positive experiences in nature, to give them basic ecological understandings, and to inspire them to live in more sustainable lives.
Sep. 21, 2018
Ramona Walls from the University of Arizona co-authored a recent Nature Ecology and Evolution paper detailing the importance of essential biodiversity variables.
Sep. 21, 2018
In the summer, mesquite pods fall to the ground, usually to be raked up by people, or blown away by the wind, but one person’s yard debris is Peggy Sorensen’s main ingredient.
Sep. 21, 2018
This is part of a larger push to bring housing, entertainment, a shopping center and other businesses to the region.
Sep. 21, 2018
This spring, thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of the classroom to protest low pay and other concerns, and a similar protest could be on the horizon in California.
Sep. 20, 2018
In high schools across the country, students are put onto a certain "track" for their math classes — it could be honors, advanced placement, college prep, remedial or any number of other-named tracks. But research is starting to question whether that’s helping or hurting students.
Sep. 20, 2018
A state senator says she’s looking into changes to Arizona’s laws on charter schools in an effort to make them more transparent and subject to the same financial laws as district schools — and Governor Doug Ducey says he’s on board with that effort.
Sep. 20, 2018
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

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