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Ducey funding plan for low-performing schools gets first legislative approval

Project Rocket determines per-pupil funding at schools given lower grades by the Education Department.

Hispanic children less often diagnosed with autism, CDC says

Behavioral health experts say that's due in part to cultural barriers and lack of awareness.

17 TUSD schools get funding boost based on test results

The district says it's the most funding it has received since the state program started rewarding AzMERIT results in 2017.

Arizona teachers significantly less diverse than students

Experts say a diverse teacher pool can have an impact on student achievement.

Diversity and desegregation in TUSD

After decades of legal battles and diversification efforts, the Tucson Unified School District wants to be released from court supervision.

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.

UA Confucius Institute closing

Political tensions with China impacted the operation of the cultural center.

UA finds a third of undergrads stay in the Tucson metro area after graduation

A university office conducts the survey to add data to the conversation about what students do after graduating.

Here comes the boom: Arizona girls high school wrestling participation nearly doubles

While boys wrestling numbers are dropping, girls' participation has grown rapidly in two seasons.

Groups kicking off signature effort for wealth tax to fund Arizona schools

The Invest in Education Act is backed by Arizona's largest teachers union and other groups.

Federal budget proposes cuts to scholarships for Indigenous students

Trump administration has again proposed cutting scholarship funds within the Bureau of Indian Education.

Arizona House bill aims to protect Native American regalia at graduation

While the language of the bill currently applies to a the broader category of "cultural regalia," lawmakers plan to highlight federally recognized tribes.

Ducey funding plan for low-performing schools gets first legislative approval

Project Rocket determines per-pupil funding at schools given lower grades by the Education Department.

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.

Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Episode 4: Riding the Ambiguity Train

When the binary of male and female doesn’t fit.

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