A Mesa mother is facing a child abuse charge after her stepfather paid her son to take his drug test that resulted in the boy being hospitalized for a drug overdose. Police were called to Lindbergh Elementary School on Tuesday…
Arizona lawmakers want to take another look at how the state is testing its students. State Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Tucson, says he doesn’t think Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching, otherwise known as AzMERIT, is the answer.
Teacher Rick Wilson likes to play disco music and dance when he’s sorting through trash, separating recyclable materials from those destined for the landfill.
Brandeis University researchers say Tucson is one of the toughest places in the country to grow up. According to the study, Tucson is the ninth-toughest metro area for children. The team calculated a Child Opportunity Score among 72,000 neighborhoods. Criteria…
Five Maricopa students were honored by the Maricopa Rotary Club Tuesday with its Students of the Month presentation before Maricopa City Council. The group included four eighth graders from Maricopa Wells Middle School.
The Midwestern University Dental Institute, 5855 W. Utopia Road in Glendale, will open its doors 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 to provide free dental care and consultations to Valley military veterans.
A study examines how stress response can impact stem cells that act as a sort of color reserve for hair.
Watch a program or movie about the Civil War and you’re apt to watch armies lining up and blazing away at each other with cannons and muzzleloading rifles that belch huge clouds of smoke.
”It’s Cool to be a Cowboy,” or cowgirl, especially if you’re a kid.
Before the winter break, Huachuca City School had many festivities, including a schoolwide holiday concert.
The county school superintendent’s office is looking for top elementary and middle school spellers.
Deb McCasland named Yavapai College board chair.
Plans for a fourth high school, perhaps by 2024, in the Florence Unified School District are underway.
Talk about a self-starter. Ever since her son Michael was in eighth grade, Christina Thompson can’t recall one single time that she had to nag him to practice his trombone playing. “That child would rather play music than play a…
The way Mitzi Epstein sees it, it's against the law to throw things out the window of your car and pollute the environment.