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

Gov. Doug Ducey proposed a $12.3 billion spending plan Friday that would send more money to Arizona’s best-performing and poorest schools while boosting the budget for repairing schools and building new ones.

TUSD lists 25 schools in need of tax credits

University of Arizona medical students get high-tech training facility

Tucson getting park designed for children on autism spectrum

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

  Students make their mark at Walter Douglas

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Assaults on teachers in southern Arizona

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UArizona hosts first ever Regents’ Cup

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

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

Pima Community College receives $6M in federal grants

Alpha Epsilon Pi loses recognition at UArizona

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

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

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

  Grant helps schools fight flu

15 candidates apply for TUSD board vacancy

Desert View skilled trades program, teacher win national honor

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

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

  UA, Pima County team up for health education

It’s the first partnership of its kind in Arizona.

Student accused of making threat against Tucson school

The CDO student, a 15-year-old boy, is facing a charge of interference with an educational institution.

  Diamond Children’s Medical Center hosting school supply drive

The supplies will be used by children who are being treated at the hospital and attending its school.

  Pima County deputies patrolling school zones

PCSD: Slow down, pay attention and wear your seatbelt.

Red Cross offers safety tips as students head back to school

“While safety is a top priority for all students, there are special steps for parents of younger kids and those headed to school for the first time.”

  Sahuarita schools facing bus driver shortage

About 11 drivers needed to fill positions.

  UA joins other universities to fight human trafficking

Students will work to understand the barriers victims face.

  Enrollment doubles in program aimed at AZ teacher retention

Participating teachers are required to teach at an Arizona public school for the amount of time they received funding.

Bill would OK land swap for University of Arizona’s new veterinary program

The University of Arizona would get ownership of a ranch that's now federal property under a proposed land swap intended to support the university's planned new veterinary program

  New tech, programs at 2 TUSD high schools

Students getting laptops, access to new classes.

  U of A study aims to help firefighters reduce cancer risks

This year, the results of their hard work finally came together.

  Returning students at one Amphi school find new space to dream it, create it

Painted Sky Elementary School creates maker space out of old classroom.

  La Cholla project could affect drop-off at 2 Amphi schools

The important access road to Wilson K-8 and Ironwood Ridge High School is being widened from Tangerine to Overton roads.

Amphi Foundation supports teachers with increased grant

The Foundation was pleased to be able to raise the dollar amounts of those grants given to first year teacher coming into the district this year to $250 from $200 in previous years.

Willcox Unified School District warns parents after stranger danger incident

The Willcox Department of Public Safety has been notified and additional patrols will be conducted over the next few days.

  University of Arizona researchers aid in development of glasses to help blind see

Researchers said it took about four years to develop the technology.

2019: Back to School for southern AZ students

Going back to school is just around the corner for many southern Arizona students.

  Marana school district sees growth heading into new school year

A school improvement bond passed in 2014 paid for expansions and a new school.

  Crossing guard celebrates 10 years of protecting Tucson children

Crossing guard Cynthia Clare said meeting new batch of kindergartners and first graders every year is one of the highlights of her job.

  Sunnyside students head back to the classroom

Students at Challenger Middle School greeted by new options.

  New school brings more autism resources to Tucson

The Phoenix-based Autism Academy for Education and Development is opening its first Tucson location.

Student shopping spree thanks to the Salvation Army and many other

Each student received a $100 gift card for new clothing and shoes at JCPenney, as well as a new backpack filled with goodies and school supplies for the new year.

  Tucson school has unique idea for fundraiser

The school has a bi-weekly event for children with learning differences to get together and make art. It’s also a time for parents to trade similar stories and support one another.