Weekly roundup of education-related news across Southern Arizona.
The charter school serves dropouts and those at risk of dropping out.
The Class of 2014 at Green Fields Country Day School earned more than $2 million in scholarships from top colleges and universities around the nation.
An evening of pomp and circumstance at the UA’s 150th Commencement Ceremony lost some of its showiness when students tried to cope with an evening of unbearable heat and overcrowding that left many of the 4,000 graduates taking to social media to complain about long waits, a lack of water an…
Most high school graduation ceremonies are kicking off in Tucson this week. Salpointe Catholic High School students donned their caps and gowns on Saturday. Here’s the schedule for the other area school districts:
Good evening, class of 2014. Not many saguaros are invited to give commencement addresses, but I’m just a 1-ton cactus with five arms who can’t say “No.”
I overheard students at the UA last week — three of them, excited about graduating this weekend but clearly, obviously nervous, with good reason.
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The University of Arizona is dropping its winter commencement ceremony in favor of its flashier spring event, part of a bid to create more buzz around the “UA brand.”
The University of Arizona is canceling its winter commencement ceremony.
The University of Arizona will hold its commencement on Saturday morning at McKale Memorial Center.
With an on-time graduation rate lower than both the state and national rate, Pima County education, community and business leaders will come together next month to examine the local dropout crisis.
BOSTON — President Obama wants Washington to grade colleges and universities based on their costs and success rates, but some people are already way ahead of him.
It's time to celebrate. Cienega High School graduates tossed hundreds of little rubber ducks in the air as graduation ceremonies concluded last Thursday at the school.
Cienega High graduate Aliah Brown, facing, gets a congratulatory hug. About 400 seniors concluded their high school days at the ceremony and moved on to future endeavors.
At front, Catalina Foothills senior Meira Abidov, 18, looks into the stands while sitting with fellow students during the graduation ceremonies. The ceremony was May 21, and almost 380 students got diplomas.
Students Ryan Kiss, 18, and Alex Yotter, 17, congratulate each other for making it to graduation. The high school is at 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. See more photos of area high school commencement ceremonies at live.azstarnet.com online.
Friends since middle school and a couple since their sophomore year, seniors Galaxia Mayagoitia and Joshua Hernandez, both 18, spend time together before the event. Mayagoitia will study at the University of Arizona, and Hernandez is heading to school in Mexico on a basketball scholarship.