Arizona Education News

School supplies, including pen, paper, notebooks...
Payne Moses

APS’ Supply My Class program offers up to $500 worth of classroom supplies to Valley teachers

Arizona Public Service (APS) has relaunched their "Supply My Class" program to provide teachers located in APS territory with school supplies for the fast-approaching academic year.
13 days ago
Two water workers in a sewer...
KTAR.com

Gateway Community College, Surprise partner to create scholarships for water-related careers

Earlier this month, Surprise and Gateway Community College entered a partnership that will enable the institution to offer scholarships for students headed toward a water-related career.
1 month ago
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KTAR Video

Video: Could a state cellphone ban in schools really happen in Arizona?

The Los Angeles school board plans to ban students from using cellphones during school, however Chris & Joe debate if a similar ban could ever work in Arizona. Video: Jeremy Schnell and Felisa Cárdenas/KTAR News
1 month ago
Teachers can get free school supplies by going to Tempe Four Peaks on Tuesday. (Four Peaks Facebook...
Heidi Hommel

Four Peaks is giving away free school supplies to teachers

Four Peaks Brewing Company is giving away kits full of school supplies to teachers across Arizona as part of their annual giving program.
1 month ago
Almost 300 Taiwanese students have come due to TSMC plants...
Serena O'Sullivan

Hundreds of Taiwanese students joined Phoenix schools as TSMC facilities expand in Arizona

Many Taiwanese students have attended the Deer Valley School District due to the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's expansion.
2 months ago
Tom Horne: One-on-one tutoring program benefits Arizona students...
Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona schools chief Tom Horne says tutoring program is boosting reading, math scores

The Achievement Tutoring Program, which is a one-on-one tutoring program for Arizona students, improves academic performance, Tom Horne says.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

4 schools in Scottsdale Unified School District to offer no-cost meals next school year

The Scottsdale Unified School District will provide no-cost meals at four of its schools next school year.
2 months ago
Arizona State University is moving employees and classes off the Tempe campus until further notice ...
KTAR.com

ASU moving employees, classes off Tempe campus due to cooling issue

Arizona State University is moving employees and classes off the Tempe campus until further notice after a water line failed and caused a cooling issue.
2 months ago
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KTAR Video

Video: Is the state legislature trying to destroy public education in Arizona?

Larry Gaydos and guest host Barry Markson react to a local superintendent’s accusation that misinformation in the news and social media is eroding trust in Arizona’s public school system. Video: Jeremy Schnell and Felisa Cárdenas/KTAR News Subscribe to the KTAR Daily Newsletter: https://bit.ly/45MmM3G Read articles from KTAR News: https://ktar.com/ Download the KTAR app: https://ktar.com/the-ktar-newstalk-app/ Sign […]
2 months ago
A yellow banner with black writing says Amnesty International. The group has been accused of promot...
Kevin Stone

Supt. Tom Horne asks 2 Valley schools to remove Amnesty International, citing antisemitism

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne is asking two Valley high schools to remove Amnesty International from campus, citing concerns about antisemitism.
2 months ago
A Mesa High School student was arrested after a weapon was detected by a new system on May 15, 2024...
KTAR.com

Mesa High School student arrested after gun found by new detection system

A Mesa High School student was arrested Wednesday after a weapon was found by a newly implemented detection system, officials said.
2 months ago
Dorothy Jean Tillman II graduated ASU at 17...
Associated Press

17-year-old ‘genius’ graduates from ASU with doctorate in integrated behavioral health

Dorothy Jean Tillman II entered college at the age of 10. This year, she earned a doctorate from Arizona State University at 17 years old.
2 months ago
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KTAR Video

Video: Should Arizona State University expand its charter school network nationwide?

Arizona State University looks to expand its micro-schools across the country as it aims to provide what it says is a more personalized education option. Mike Broomhead ponders the pros and cons of the idea.
2 months ago
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KTAR Video

Video: Should the Arizona State University charter school network expand nationwide?

Arizona State University looks to expand its micro-schools across the country as it aims to provide what it says is a more personalized education option. Mike Broomhead ponders the pros and cons of the idea. Video: Jeremy Schnell and Felisa Cárdenas/KTAR News
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

ASU celebrates largest graduating class in history across 36 ceremonies

Arizona State University wrapped up its 36 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, celebrating a record number of 20,700 graduates.
2 months ago
First lady Jill Biden applauds students after speaking at the Mesa Community College commencement S...
Associated Press

Jill Biden tells Mesa college graduates to tune out people who tell them what they ‘can’t’ do

Jill Biden on Saturday told Arizona community college graduates to tune out the people who like to tell them what they can't do.
2 months ago
Master of Science in Business Analytics coming to Chandler college...
Serena O'Sullivan

University of Arizona to launch MS in Business Analytics on downtown Chandler campus

Students at University of Arizona's campus in downtown Chandler will soon be able to earn a Master of Science in Business Analytics.
2 months ago
Split panel image of ASU police chief Michael Thompson on the left and an April 2024 pro-Palestinia...
Kevin Stone

ASU police chief placed on leave while school investigates pro-Palestinian protests

Arizona State University has placed the chief of its campus police force on leave while it investigates complaints about his behavior during recent pro-Palestinian protests at the Tempe school.
2 months ago
Spikes can be seen on the ground next to the front and back tires of a University of Arizona police...
Associated Press

University of Arizona police tear-gas protesters, remove pro-Palestinian encampment

Campus police tear-gassed pro-Palestinian protesters and took down an encampment at the University of Arizona early Friday.
2 months ago
3 valley students named as 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars....
KTAR.com

3 Valley students awarded 2024 US Presidential Scholars

Three Valley students were named as 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars on Thursday, according to the Department of Education.
2 months ago
Ex-University of Arizona grad student accused of killing professor...
Associated Press

Trial begins for ex-University of Arizona grad student accused of killing professor in 2022

The trial for an ex-University of Arizona grad student accused of fatally shooting a professor in 2022 has officially begun.
2 months ago
STOPIT plan to protect students from fentanyl...
Balin Overstolz McNair

Arizona Department of Education unveils new plan to protect students from fentanyl

A new task force from the Arizona Department of Education called STOPIT is designed to fight fentanyl in schools.
3 months ago
Pro-Palestine rally at Arizona State University on April 26, 2024. (Heidi Hommel photo/KTAR News)...
KTAR.com

ASU President Michael Crow pleased with university’s handling of pro-Palestine protest

Arizona State University President Michael Crow applauded how the school handled a pro-Palestine protest on campus nearly two weeks ago, praising the police response and overall nature of the demonstration.
3 months ago
An Arizona State University graduate raises her arms amid a sea of maroon robes during an undated g...
Kevin Stone

Arizona State University won’t tolerate disruptions at graduation ceremonies

Disruptions won't be tolerated at Arizona State University's spring 2024 graduation ceremonies, the school said.
3 months ago