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3 Charters Schools to Close Amid Failing Assessment Tests

AZ State Board of Charter Schools ordered them to close their doors amid receiving Fs three years in a row.

Students celebrate their achievements at a University of Arizona graduation ceremony.

UA Students Want Congress to End 'Student Loan Inequality'

Graduate and professional Student Council hosting call Congress event Weds. to raise awareness on issues with postgraduate education loans.

Ben Berry, director of K-12 Outreach in Cochise College, and Bill Bosworth, The Science Alliance, discuss the ASPIRE program and how it is making sure rural kids have opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics making STEM research fun. They will give a demonstration.

Program Hopes to Inspire Kids to Pursue Scientific Careers

STEM, ASPIRE are efforts by Cochise College to help motivate school children in rural areas to study science, technology, engineering, math.

State Scholarship Program For Need-Based Aid Doubles Funding

AZ Earn to Learn helps students of low-income families going to the UA, ASU, NAU; next academic year it will have $3.4M thanks to extra funding.

The dome of a telescope at the UA Sky Center campus on Mount Lemmon.

Program Brings K-12 Children to Mt. Lemmon for Science Learning

UA Science Sky School uses area as an outdoor classroom for intensive, hands-on science education.

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

PCC Working to Get Out of Probationary Status

19 of 125 policy areas in need of improvement, Chancellor Lee Lambert says; on track submitting improvement documentation by July 2014.

TUSD Holds Public Hearing on Magnet Plan

Plan includes keeping magnet programs at Carillo and Davis elementary schools, Pueblo High School despite recommendations to shut them down.

UA Presents Five-Year Plan to AZ Board of Regents

University wants to increase graduation rates, double research and expand online degree program.

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

Tucson Schools Recognized for Health, Fitness Efforts

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Healthier-US School Challenge giving out awards for healthy food options,nutrition ed, physical activity.

Students celebrate their achievements at a University of Arizona graduation ceremony.

3 Tucson High Schools in Top List for College Degree Earners

An Arizona Board of Regents report looks at the academic progress of Arizona’s high school class of 2006.

Dozens gather to hear proposed list of cuts at Sunnyside School District's headquarters

Sunnyside Begins Budget Cut Process After Override Fails

Two schools could be closing, dozens of jobs cut; district voters rejected budget increase proposal on Election Day.

The community meets at a Sunnyside board meeting, dozens asked board members to put their differences aside and focus on the students.

Sunnyside's Recall Campaign Dividing South Side Community

Four out of five school board members facing possible recall; only board member not facing recall is Eva Carrillo Dong, who is up for re-election in 2014.

AZ Fourth Grade Math Scores Higher, Assessment Says

National Center for Education Statistics says state continues to sustain growth in all subjects as well; however nationally is still below average.

AZ Gives NAU $5M Grant to Provide More CPS Caseworkers

University will use money over 5 years for program costs, tuition reimbursements for social-work students who head to Child Protective Services.

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Report: About 69% of Low-Income AZ Kids Not In Preschool

Study also found that these children are not on track in cognitive knowledge, skills as a result.

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