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UA president proposes furloughs, pay cuts for 16,000 employees

Robbins says he and senior vice presidents have already taken pay cuts.

Arizona House joins Senate in approving school voucher bill

The proposal allows students on Native American reservations to attend schools in neighboring states if they're within 2 miles of the Arizona border.

Checking in on the 2020 Arizona Legislature

The path forward for some legislation is clearer with the session roughly halfway over.

Initiative filed to block Arizona school voucher expansions

The voter initiative would cap growth on the state's school voucher program and put in place several other limits.

Teacher shortages, minimum wage increase straining school districts

A discussion with Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams.

Arizona Education Department release unwittingly reveals student data

The release revealed personal info of ESA students, but also drew attention to some account balances raising eyebrows among critics of the program.

NAEP report shows Arizona schools making slow progress

New funding will be needed for the state to make more significant progress

Grant to help UA prepare interpreters to serve deaf students

The project director says it's rare to get funding to train undergraduates for educational interpreters.

TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

Gov Ducey urges Congress to pass USMCA

The Arizona governor also discussed border security, Tucson's sanctuary city initiative and education funding.

Regents say funding proposal preps Arizona for tech-driven economy

The budget request would set Arizona up to compete successfully in a changing economic landscape, the board chair says.

Ongoing funding challenges in Pima County schools

A discussion with Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

A discussion with a recent graduate of the program and a current student.

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