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Schools Chief: Pay Teachers More, Kill Common Core

Education reform plan includes teacher mentoring, tax incentives for educators.

Oct 1, 2015
Corky Poster discusses the current renovation project of the Old Main building at the University of Arizona.

Sexual Offense Reports Up on UA Campus, Other Crimes Drop

Statistics part of UAPD's Annual Campus Safety, Security and Fire Safety Report

Sep 30, 2015
Freshman literature teacher Michelle Callahan-DuMont, a Common Core proponent, and her class at Sunnyside High School.

Arizona Charter Schools Receive $16M in Federal Grant

US Department of Education asks Congress for more new, expanding schools.

Sep 30, 2015

House Democrats Unveil Education Funding Plan

Latest in series of plans from governor, Republican legislators, state schools chief.

Sep 29, 2015

Oro Valley Will be Home Base for UA Veterinary School

Site has proximity to biosciences firms; will be first public facility of its kind in state.

Sep 29, 2015

Arizona Legislators to Be Briefed on K-12 Funding Options

Special session being discussed amid ongoing search for more money for schools.

Sep 28, 2015

Regents Approve University Presidents' Raises, Bonuses

UA's Hart also gets additional $20,000 for her housing allowance, taking it to $70,000.

Sep 25, 2015
Chia Lin Pao Tao, PhD, professor in the Asian American Studies department at the University of Arizona, discusses how the fine art of Chinese calligraphy contains benefits that extend into other aspects of life.

Far East Meets Southwest During Chinese Culture Festival

UA's Confucius Institute guides Chinese knowlege to Tucson, via arts, culture, language.

Sep 25, 2015

University Eliminates 320 Jobs after $28M in State Funds Cut

44 actual layoffs among moves that reduce numbers of courses, cause class size increases.

Sep 24, 2015

Pima Sheriff Cites 1,600 Drivers for School Zone Violations

Special enforcement targets Amphitheater, Flowing Wells and Vail school districts.

Sep 24, 2015

UA President Hart Up for $25K Pay Raise, $115K Bonus

Board of Regents to vote Friday on compensation for all three state university presidents.

Sep 23, 2015

Ruling: No Intimidation in State Education Official's Email

State won't investigate Diane Douglas chief of staff for inquiry about recall effort.

Sep 23, 2015

UA Student Survey: 1 in 5 Women Sexual Misdeed Victims

Officials say they participated in the survey to benchmark against peer institutions.

Sep 21, 2015

AZ WEEK: Arizona Leaders Debate Education Funding

Also on the program: update on proposal for Tucson-Phoenix passenger rail.

Sep 18, 2015
Meet some bug enthusiasts from the Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute as they share some of the highlights of their living insect collection with Mark McLemore.

Yum! Bug Tacos, Mealworm Cookies at UA's Insect Fest

The event, in its fifth year, will be on campus this Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

Sep 18, 2015

Ducey School Funding Plan: Ingenious or Ill-Advised?

Governor wants to pull more from State Land Trust; treasurer says it's not allowed.

Sep 17, 2015

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