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Pima Community College Aims to Rebuild International Programs

School creates position to recruit foreign students, bring global perspective to classes, extracurricular activities.

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Legislature Urges Appeals Court to Block Millions in Back Payments to Public Schools

Arizona lawmakers seek to delay a judge's order that the state immediately pay nearly $317M.

Arizona to Benefit from Federal, Private Funding for Preschools

Obama expected to announce $1 billion investment at a White House summit today.

Tucson Unified Teachers Getting Pay Raises for First Time in Many Years

TUSD board approves an increase of $500 annually; 2.5% for most other employees.

Pima Community College, PCC.

Pima Community College Holds Forums on Vacant Administrative Positions

College expects to fill vacancies in the coming weeks

Pima County Program Aims to Curb Youth Unemployment

One-Stop Center helps with resume building, interviewing techniques, career exploration.

University of Arizona students walk by the Old Main.

Rising Tensions Between UA, Its Neighbors Voiced at Public Forum

Officials from the city, university and local residents air concerns.

Pima Community College Chancellor Attends White House Summit

Says school already has a number of programs working to make sure more Tucson students are ready for higher ed.

TUSD children in classroom.

Public Schools: Legislature Should Be Able to Pay $1B

Judge has been asked to disregard state argument that it cannot afford to give funds for inflation adjustments to annual education funding.

University of Arizona Faculty Lacks in Racial, Ethnic Diversity

Minorities less than 20% of professors and tenure-track faculty, women less than half, 2013 figures show.

Douglas Facing Recall Before Taking Office as Arizona Schools Chief

“Recall Diane Douglas” is an official political committee, must wait 6 months before collecting signatures.

New Pima Community College Chancellor, Lee Lambert, discusses his vision for the college and how he plans to rebuild its some-what sullied reputation.

Pima Community College Chancellor Heads to D.C.

Lee Lambert is attending a summit at the White House on boosting college attendance.

Feds Hope to Combat Poverty Among Native American Youth

Obama administration says money for program will come from existing funds, nonprofits.

TUSD high school students protest in support of Mexican American Studies in 2012.

TUSD’s Mexican American Classes Under State Scrutiny Again

Arizona education officials make surprise visit to “culturally relevant” class at Tucson Unified high school.

University of Arizona Gets $3.6M for Public Health Training Centers

UA collaborating with Nevada, California, Hawaii to open facilities there; focus will be on rural areas.

TUSD children in classroom.

Tucson Teacher Alleges Suffering Retaliation Over Common Core Criticism

Lawsuit filed by Goldwater Institute says Arizona Department of Education violated his free speech rights.

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