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School mural intended to promote education

School mural intended to promote education

About 40 volunteers helped with the mural at Elvira Elementary School.

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Texas schools scramble to accomodate new immigrant students

Texas schools scramble to accomodate new immigrant students

HOUSTON — A year ago, Las Americas Newcomer Middle School in the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began last month, enrollment skyrocketed to 325 students, most of them newly arrived from Central America.

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As Technology Permeates Education, a Growing Privacy Concern

As Technology Permeates Education, a Growing Privacy Concern

At a New York state elementary school, teachers can use a behavior-monitoring app to compile information on which children have positive attitudes and which act out. In Georgia, some high school cafeterias are using a biometric identification system to let students pay for lunch by scanning …

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'Meatless Monday' is not an evil vegetarian plot

The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays.

September 12, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Tutoring center franchise closes abruptly

Tutoring center franchise closes abruptly

Attorney said local owner of Sylvan to file for bankruptcy.

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Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Democratic DuVal wants to restore inflation funding for schools. Republican Ducey disagrees.

September 10, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Only college graduates need apply

Only college graduates need apply

Resulting damage to all these workers' career trajectories could last for years.

September 09, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

How helicopter parents are ruining college students

Attention, parents. Don't call the college president about your kid's minor issues.

September 03, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Blue light from electronics disturbs teens' sleep

The glow of electronic devices may be an impediment to a good night's sleep.

September 02, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Education news

Education news

Education news from Tucson-area schools. 

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Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Missing just two days a month can knock students off track academically.

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Higher education spending first salvo in gubernatorial race

Higher education spending first salvo in gubernatorial race

Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal waste no time in political duel. 

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

John Huppenthal falls in the GOP primary; plus other state race results.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

UA veterinary program aims to start up in 2015

$9 million donation could help ease shortage of large-animal doctors.

August 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Gale Elementary student wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Contest

Gale Elementary student wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Contest

The 7-year-old's artwork will be featured on a postage stamp.

August 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Judge: Arizona public schools deserve funding boost now

Judge: Arizona public schools deserve funding boost now

Lawmakers have ignored a law to adjust funding to inflation, judge says.

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UA students start moving in

UA students start moving in

A record 41,800 students are expected for the fall semester.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pinal County teacher accused of being drunk in classroom

Pinal County teacher accused of being drunk in classroom

A high school teacher in Pinal County is accused of showing up for work drunk and continuing to drink throughout the school day, officials say.

August 14, 2014 11:29 am Photos

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How Tucson teacher paved way for Bilingual Ed. Act

From Pueblo High to Congress, Adalberto Guerrero helped pioneer bilingual education.

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Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Undocumented students could help relieve the primary care physician shortage, the study says.

August 05, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

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