Education

Top school official recommends Arizona schools stay open amid coronavirus fears

  Tucson Unified School District steps up cleaning procedures to help prevent potential COVID-19 spread

University of Arizona classes to go online amid COVID-19 outbreak concerns

Arizona State University switches to online classes amid COVID-19 concerns

Marana Unified School District to offer meal program on wheels during spring break

  Tucson-based robotics team chosen for global competition

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  Green Fields School holds open house ahead of reopening

Invest in Education advocates collect signatures for 2020 ballot

Police: Man caught exposing himself on PCC campus

University of Arizona to permanently close Confucius Institute, citing new federal policies

  UA to break ground on first tech park building

  Program supports future scientists

  Arizona students create VR classroom

Objects too small for human eye to see appear large enough to fly through

  TUSD hopes to take a bite out of growing food debt

Students will no longer be able to incur debt for school meals.

  Assaults minimal at Tucson school with alternative approach

TUSD maintains the campus, so students don't have to leave the district for the services they need.

Study: Gun owners aren’t happier, don’t sleep better at night

Researchers wanted to help better understand the relationship between gun ownership and personal well-being.

  TUSD students combine technology with fashion design

  High school students show off skills in construction competition

  Catalina Foothills robotics club takes top prize for app

Authorities: Marana student brought gun to school

Gov. Ducey proposes $12.3 billion spending plan, sends money to best and poorest schools

  TUSD students offered free mental health counseling

  How Sunnyside and UArizona hope to train, keep teachers in Tucson

Participants will have plenty of classroom experience by the end 17-month program.

TUSD lists 25 schools in need of tax credits

Individuals can contribute up to $200 or $400 when filing jointly.

University of Arizona medical students get high-tech training facility

ASTEC gives students world class learning environment

Tucson getting park designed for children on autism spectrum

Tucson is getting a new park designed for those on the autism spectrum.

  Years after daughter’s death, UArizona doctor on mission to treat rare epilepsy

After Shay died, Dr. Hammer wanted to know more than ever what was wrong.

  Students make their mark at Walter Douglas

As construction on new school continues, students allowed to sign beam

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Assaults on teachers in southern Arizona

KOLD Investigates requested the number of assaults on teachers during the last two school years for a dozen districts across southern Arizona.

UArizona hosts first ever Regents’ Cup

Two winners from ASU took home the 2019 Regents' Cup.

UPDATE: Authorities looking for suspects after shots fired near Campbell, River

The UAPD said shots were fired and two men were seen in the wash east of Campbell Farms East.

  KOLD CARES: Teaching kindness to kids with the Ben’s Bells project

The newest murals can be found outside Grijalva and Ochoa elementary schools.

Pima Community College receives $6M in federal grants

Hospitality, health and STEM programs to benefit

Alpha Epsilon Pi loses recognition at UArizona

The university says the fraternity violated the Student Code of Conduct related to hazing, health and safety.

Native American students demanding apology over alleged UArizona President Robbins offensive comments

The Native Students Outreach, Access and Resiliency (SOAR) group claims President Robbins made offensive comments toward the group.

TUSD Hosting School Choice Fair, Nov. 6th

TUSD is hosting a School Choice Fair

UArizona Homecoming to include celebration of Wilbur’s 60th birthday

105th homecoming events run through Nov. 2

  Arizona students struggling with reading skills

Thirty-one states, including Arizona, saw a drop in reading skills.

  Kino School brings Halloween fun to classroom

Each class group came up with ideas for activities for students to play, see or interact with.

  Arizona teachers receive $1 million in grants from Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers

This $1 million granting is believed to be the largest donation to Arizona teachers.

Buena High School placed on lockdown after police investigate reports of person on campus with weapon

Students are expected to be released from school at the end of classes and buses to run as usual.

  Grant helps schools fight flu

Parents at Mesquite Elementary to get special thermometer

15 candidates apply for TUSD board vacancy

Schools superintendent will announce appointment by Nov. 1

Desert View skilled trades program, teacher win national honor

Precision manufacturing teacher Cesar Gutierrez wins $30,000; school gets $70,000

Ready, Set, Hack: All women hackathon champions diversity in STEM fields

Three young women hope to provide mentees and mentors who might be along the same career path with resources in the same industry or the same gender or ethnicity.

University of Arizona approved to launch veterinary college

University of Arizona gained approval from nationwide veterinary association to open College of Veterinary Medicine north of Tucson

Green Fields School reopening with new owner

School originally opened opened in 1933

  TUSD dedicates week to bullying prevention

Students participate in something different each day

  Douglas High School to implement clear bag policy

The new policy will take effect Monday, Oct. 21.

Democrats, GOP support nixing English immersion in Arizona

Two decades after it was approved by Arizona voters, a law mandating an English-only education for non-native speakers may get repealed in 2020

Two injured in shooting near University of Arizona campus

Officials are still searching for the suspects at this time.

Specialized wheelchair will help Tucson man chase dreams

Friends and family surprised Dalton Wiley at a hotel on Tucson’s east side Friday, Oct. 4.

TUSD Family Resource Center receives generous donation

Alight in conjunction with Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, donated the clothing from League 91 and Red Shirt.

How to protect kids from kidnappers, predators, sex traffickers

At least one child victim of human trafficking from the age of 13-14 is rescued every month in Northwest Louisiana.

  Mark Stegeman resigns after 10 years on Tucson Unified governing board

Has served since 2009

Former student in Puerto Rico may face charges for threat against Sahuarita schools

Accused of posting threat to social media

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Long-term substitutes in Pima County

The KOLD Investigates team wanted to know more about long-term substitutes. Where they are teaching and how heavily do school districts rely on these subs?

  Cragin Elementary teacher wins 2019 Esperanza Latino Teacher Award

Cecilia Padilla, a teacher at Cragin Elementary School, is one of four recipients of the 2019 Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards.

TPD: Student arrested for threatening Pueblo High School

Pueblo, Rincon/University affected

  Sahuarita Unified School District cancels class after receiving threat

Police investigating multiple threats

  Painting the future

While the trades industry has bounced back, the workforce has been slow to redevelop.

Southern Arizona students, teachers walk to school to promote health

Walk 'N Roll Fridays kick off on the south side

University of Arizona suspends men accused of assaulting black student

Two University of Arizona students accused of assaulting a black student on campus reportedly have been suspended from the school.

  Arizona student group promotes loving who you are

Body Positive Arizona took to the UA Mall on Thursday to hand out compliment cards.

  Millennials add emojis, pictures and bitmojis to resumes

In an effort to show personality and creativity, some millennials are adding emojis, bitmojis and pictures to their resumes.

  University of Arizona students call for action, accountability following reported assault

The university said two students involved in the case were arrested Friday.

  UPDATE: Two arrested after Arizona student allegedly assaulted, called racial slur

Both were charged with misdemeanor assault

  HOMETOWN HEROES: Oro Valley school brings in first responders to talk about 9/11

Leman Academy of Excellence invites first responders to help educate students about 2001 terror attacks

  Operation School Bell opens doors to help children in Tucson

The Assistance League of Tucson opened the doors of Operation School Bell and welcomed a busload of children to pick out their new clothes on Thursday, Sept. 12.

  Evictions coming in alcohol-pouring incident at Islamic Center of Tucson

The management company believes there is sufficient grounds for eviction.

Building management investigating alleged alcohol-pouring incident near UA

The company said there is a 'zero-tolerance policy' for residents who put fellow community members in danger.

  12-year-old aspiring astrophysicist starts junior year at UA

The young scholar was already solving algebra equations at age 4.

  PACC, PCC team up to help students, animals

Shelter will hire students as part of a federal work study program.

  Concerns over student debt at UA as it climbs to all-time high

The cost of an education can add up quick.

  UA police stress safety to returning students

UAPD has these tips to protect yourself and your property while on campus.

Ex University of Arizona employee files $10M claim vs school

A former University of Arizona health-care executive has filed a $10 million notice of claim against the school over his firing

  CDO parents upset about delay in school threat notification

Parents of children at Canyon del Oro High School are not happy they weren't made aware of a threat against students until 12 hours after it occurred

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Teachers, staff not required to learn life-saving procedure

Arizona high school students must learn CPR before they can graduate. The same can't be said for teachers and staff at the schools.

  UA International students get warm welcome

UA doing all they can to get international students to come to Tucson and once they're here to make them feel at home.

Arizona extends tuition rate for students in US illegally

Arizona universities are moving to expand access to a tuition rate paid by immigrants living in the country illegally