Education News

High school student from across metro Phoenix plan to walk out of school and some will hold a "die-in" at the state Capitol in the latest protest against gun violence.
Apr. 20, 2018
Arizona Educators United, the grassroots teacher group leading the #RedForEd movement, declared a strike Thursday. The announcement comes after three days of teachers voting in schools across the state.
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Apr. 19, 2018
Green building practices have become more and more a part of urban planning. But, a conference getting underway Thursday in Phoenix looks for ways cities can benefit their local natural environments.
Apr. 19, 2018
Last month, the Tempe City Council voted to go 100% renewable by 2035. Not an easy, or a cheap, task. But it turns out, they’re getting a little help along the way from a class of Arizona State University students.
Apr. 19, 2018
An Arizona Senate committee is set to hold the long-delayed first hearing on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's wide-ranging school safety proposal.
Apr. 19, 2018
Thursday is the last day for teachers to vote on whether or not to authorize a strike and the results are expected to be announced.
Apr. 19, 2018
In the past two days, after standing in solidarity with the governor on his teacher pay raise proposal, Beth Simek of the Arizona Parent-Teacher Association found it unsustainable.
Apr. 19, 2018
“She was a great lady and a good standard for us to hold up to and to look toward,” Principal Tracy Olson told students Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
Teachers across Arizona are continuing their process of deciding whether or not to go on strike in search of higher pay for themselves and, more generally, increased funding for schools.
Apr. 18, 2018
As Arizona school districts vote to support teachers in negotiations, educators deliberate over the right to strike and the legal risks associated with that decision.
Apr. 18, 2018
When one family was torn apart by unexpected events, they looked to their local school, their "second home" for help. A social worker was there to meet them. That's not the case at about three-quarters of Arizona public schools.
Phoenix School Takes On Mindfulness, One Breath At A Time
Apr. 18, 2018
Have you ever wondered why dogs only sweat through their feet? Or why cacti have spines instead of leaves? There’s a website that can answer your questions.
Apr. 17, 2018
Later this year, the Valley will open its first project devoted to giving adults with autism a place to live in a semi-independent way and help them make that vital transition.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona teachers started voting today whether to authorize a strike over low pay and other issues. Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a proposal to give teachers a 20 percent pay raise over a couple of years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Grassroots group Arizona Educators United is calling the vote after Gov. Doug Ducey reacted to strike threats by announcing a plan for teacher pay raises. Teachers are filling out paper ballots through Thursday. The tally will go to group leadership and a decision will be made Friday.
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Apr. 17, 2018
Eileen Klein resigned as president of the Arizona Board of Regents in March. She led the agency that oversees the state’s public universities for five years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Across the country, American Indian students consistently score lower than other racial groups on national standardized tests. Research shows today’s Native youth still feel the impacts of a traumatic past. And that affects how they learn in English-only schools.
A Look Back At Arizona's Indian Boarding Schools
Apr. 17, 2018
Groups like the Arizona School Board Association and Arizona PTA touted the plan as a step in the right direction for a state that has slashed education funding for years.
Apr. 16, 2018
“They’ve been definitely telling us, ‘Hey, we’re ready to go any time you want,'" said Tucson teacher Derek Harris, one of the AEU leaders. "But we have to be sure we hear every voice and do it the right way.”
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona teachers will vote this week on whether to authorize a strike. They’ve been demanding a 20 percent pay increase, as well as other increases to education funding.
Apr. 16, 2018

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