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Sunnyside School Board Candidates Debate

Voters have until May 20 to mail in ballots to decide recall election; five candidates are seeking two seats on board.

UA to Offer Bachelor's in Law

First law college in the country to offer undergrad degree; will target those who want or need a legal education but who don't want to be lawyers.

This year's Lumie honoree in the category of Emerging Artist is poet Amy Briseño. She is the co-host of the Tucson Youth Poetry Slam and works with students of all ages, from elementary to high school.

3 AZ Students Named US Presidential Scholars

They are among 141 high school seniors who demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership; heading to DC in June.

Hundreds supported in-state tuition for students who receive Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status.

AZ Can Sue Maricopa CC District Over In-state Tuition for DREAMers

Judge rules state is allowed to take action against the community college district; says Atty. Gen. Tom Horne responded properly.

TUSD children in classroom.

School Voucher Program Approval Process to be Expedited

Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts program created in 2011, signed bill allows parents of special need children to receive extra funding via independent contractor..

2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Lynn Pence, Curriculum Technology Integrator at Orange Grove Middle School has been selected as 2014 AZ.PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.

This year's Lumie honoree in the category of Emerging Artist is poet Amy Briseño. She is the co-host of the Tucson Youth Poetry Slam and works with students of all ages, from elementary to high school.

AZ High School Graduation Rate Below National Average

For the first time in U.S. history, country's overall rate rose above 80%; while in Arizona it was at 76%

Board of Regents Looking into University Fees

Regents president says they're taking 'hard look' at extra costs, see how they advance student learning.

Sunnyside School Board Recall Election Underway

Ballots in the mail, voters have until May 20 to return them to Pima County; 2 seats up for grabs.

Brewer Vetoes Bill Preventing AZ From Implementing Common Core

Legislation rejected Arizona from adopting any federally mandated school standards or teaching approaches.

A local school's academic decathlon team is heading to the national finals this weekend. Pictured is Caleb Yetman, one of Canyon del Oro High School's academic decathlete.

CDO's Academic Decathlon Team Heads to Natl Finals

Canyon del Oro High School attending event for fifth time in nine years; theme is WWI and competitors will be questioned on knowledge.

Technology in Brichta school

2 Tucson Schools Make Natl Top 10

Basis Tucson, University High School listed in top 10 best public schools in the U.S.; Basis ranked 5th, UHS 7th.

AZ Gets $10M to Boost Low-Performing Schools

Funds come from U.S. Dept. of Education's school improvement grants program; program has invested in more than 1,500 of country's lowest-performing schools.

TUSD children in classroom.

House Kills 'Empowerment Scholarships' Bill

Lawmakers reject expansion of state's school voucher program; would have made eligible 120K low-income students.

A Lifelong Love of Learning and Teaching

Antonia Scrivner decided long ago that neither age nor blindness would keep her from doing things that she felt mattered most.

Maria Parham interviews University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart.

UA President Says Tuition Stabilization Helps Students Plan

Tuition is part of budget picture, but state funding for UA still lags, Hart says; tuition will freeze for 4 years for incoming freshmen.

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