PHOENIX — Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site to have access to a gun.
Third-grade students at Los Amigos Elementary School in Tucson had a dilemma to solve — how to best save a turtle from the polluted Ganges River in India.
The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind’s governing board has approved a settlement with Superintendent Robert Hill.
A 47-year old special-education teacher faces sexual conduct charges for having sex with a relative who is a minor, police said.
Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.
Elementary school students will raise money Friday to help a Tucson woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a car.
PHOENIX — State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
Seven-year-old Baylen Washburn loves all things medieval — castles, kings, knights and dragons.
The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is hosting a fundraising concert tonight to support its annual Young Artists’ Competition.
Walden Grove High School teacher Christopher Laughland gets a hug from a student after receiving the Milken Educator Award in a surprise assembly. The award recognizes educators for their methods, accomplishments, contributions and inspiration to students.
The Arizona Department of Education wants to suspend its school letter grades and third-grade reading requirement for one year as the state transitions to a new student assessment test.
In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.
It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.
What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?
Seven books that were banned after the elimination of Mexican American Studies may be making their way back into TUSD classrooms.
Art Almquist lied to his students, and it kills him.
I’m ready. The liposuction went well. The toupee fitting was hair-raising and, according to my doctor, my recovery from the tanning booth burns will be “splendid — if you don’t mind looking like a cross between Yoda and a pumpkin.”
Thanks to the teachers who taught at Rincon High I got a great education. This was back in the Age of Aquarius, back when the moon was in the Seventh House, Mr. Varney was guiding the truants straight to the dean of boys and Jupiter was aligned with Mars.
Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.
Art Almquist is one of six finalists for People magazine's Teacher of the Year award.