Education News

Ward and a volunteer crew of skate enthusiasts load dozens of battered skateboards, helmets and wrist guards into his white pickup truck and head to schools around the Valley to share their skateboarding skills. Now they're trying to get these students skateboards of their own.
Dec. 4, 2018
The original complaint sent by the faculty association cited several decisions made by district leadership that the group believes are improper.
Nov. 30, 2018
The Maricopa County Community College District is in the midst of massive change. Early this year, the District’s Governing Board eliminated the “meet and confer” provision. That departure was criticized by a number of faculty members.
Nov. 30, 2018
Hose that once helped firefighters put out flames is being repurposed to boost safety efforts in Queen Creek schools. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department donated 300 feet of old hose.
Nov. 27, 2018
Facing high costs at the former location, the center found a temporary place to put its education programs at Metrocenter Mall. Now the plan is to move into a former elementary school in the Paradise Valley School District.
Nov. 27, 2018
There are a lot of news stories swirling around that are not true, and a new game developed at ASU aims to show players how false stories are spread.
Nov. 27, 2018
While many schools and people who work in schools are more aware of bullying now than in generations past, there are still a lot of questions about it, and how to prevent it.
Nov. 26, 2018
Sometimes it’s easy to question the difference one person can make in the world, or even the local community. In Avondale, there’s one man who defies that doubt. He’s known among local hunger relief efforts as the “man who wears many hats” — literally.
Nov. 22, 2018
Mesa Assistant Superintendent Scott Thompson said while the bond will be a huge help with capital needs, the budget will need adjusting to keep wages competitive.
Nov. 20, 2018
It’s a contentious time to be a teacher in Arizona. In that landscape, The Show sat down with the newest ambassador for Arizona public school teachers. Kareem Neal was just named the 2019 Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation.
Nov. 20, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed a former political rival — Fred DuVal — to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Board of Regents.
Nov. 19, 2018
A recent survey analyzed news literacy among about 5,000 people in three communities. College education and attitude toward news were factors in being able to spot fake headlines.
Nov. 19, 2018
Any electric scooters found on ASU property will be impounded, carrying a $100 fee per scooter.
Nov. 19, 2018
Nearly 20 percent of teenagers surveyed across the country recently said they sometimes could not finish their homework because they didn’t have a good enough internet connection at home. The data from the Pew Research Center is the latest to look at what’s called the "digital divide." Monica Anderson is a senior researcher at Pew and said the numbers are even worse when you break them down by race.
Nov. 15, 2018
ASU plans to sell the remaining acres of the former Thunderbird location for development, as well as the 20 acres acquired in northeast Phoenix.
Nov. 14, 2018
For the for the fourth year in a row, the International Educational Exchange ranks ASU as the top public choice for international students, though overall it trails behind four private universities.
Nov. 13, 2018
The University of Arizona has developed interactive, multimedia programs to help teach some of the world’s less common languages.
Nov. 13, 2018
With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
Nov. 13, 2018
Teacher Angela Patton gave the prompt for a writing assignment to a combined class of fifth and sixth graders: imagine finding a cave inside a tree and detail what’s inside.
Nov. 13, 2018
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Nov. 12, 2018

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