Education News

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
The Takeaway: Mister Rogers
It’s been 50 years since Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered on PBS, and now Morgan Neville, who directed "20 Feet from Stardom" and "Best of Enemies," is bringing that voice to the big screen with the documentary "Won’t You Be My Neighbor?" which is out Friday.
Jun. 8, 2018
Maricopa County Superior Court officials said Laura Smith, former CFO for the Scottsdale Unified School District, pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of fraud schemes and nine counts of public official conflict of interest.
Jun. 7, 2018
Studies show more education increases our lifetime earning potential. But does having more education improve our health? If so, is your college major a predictor of future health?
Jun. 7, 2018
The Invest in Ed campaign, which aims to get a measure on the November ballot that would raise the income tax of higher earners in Arizona, has released new polling indicating it’s a popular concept among nearly two-thirds of the state’s voters.
Jun. 7, 2018
Calling it an opportunity to get a “good rate of return,” Mesa’s Mayor and other city counselors approved a long-term lease allowing Arizona State University to open an ASU East campus.
Jun. 6, 2018
The #RedForEd movement saw thousands of teachers march on the Arizona Capitol. Some of those teachers are keeping one foot in the political arena and one in the classroom by running for local office.
Jun. 5, 2018
It’s been almost a month since teachers marched on the capitol lawn and crowded the state building into the early hours of the morning as lawmakers approved a more than $300 million package to kick off Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan for a 20 percent pay raise by 2020.
Jun. 4, 2018
Three Arizona university presidents will soon be getting a raise. The Arizona Board of Regents approved increases to their base six-figure salaries during a special board meeting on Thursday.
Jun. 1, 2018