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Education

Banner Takeover of UAMC Comes at Midnight Friday

Feb 27, 2015


Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.


Parents of Slain Journalist Discuss Dangers of Foreign Reporting

Feb 26, 2015


UA Center for Border and Global Journalism hosts panel discussion on campus Thursday.


UA Adjunct Faculty Members Seek Better Working Conditions

Feb 25, 2015


Higher pay, smaller classes, multi-year contracts desired; UA official: 'This is challenging time.'


New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

Feb 25, 2015


California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.


Business Boost to 'Read On, Tucson' Off to Good Start, But ...

Feb 24, 2015


More effort needed until it is 'in the DNA of a community,' early childhood education expert says.


Part-Time, Non-Tenured UA Faculty Set to Protest

Feb 24, 2015


Improved pay, paths to promotion, multi-year contracts, smaller class sizes among their grievances.


Low Funding Contributes to Teacher Turnover, Educators Say

Feb 23, 2015


Starting teacher pay in Arizona, averaging $32,000, is 12% lower than national average of $36,000.


TUSD Cancels AIMS Tests in Light of New State Law

Feb 22, 2015


Enacted Friday, legislation eliminates graduation requirement to pass test for 4 years


Standardized Tests No Longer Required in High School

Feb 20, 2015


State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate