At ease: In Pat Tillman’s hometown, a community works overtime to protect his legacy

Voters reject controversial Proposition 305 school voucher measure

Supreme Court’s Prop 207 ruling breaks no new ground, stokes political feuds

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Kathy Hoffman would address teacher shortage, bilingual programs

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Frank Riggs wants best teachers, good pay

Scottsdale middle schooler takes her science project to Washington

Proposition 305: Should Arizona expand state’s school voucher program?

One class at time: ‘Dreamers’ find it hard to afford college after court ruling

Teen tobacco use down, but e-cig use draws health officials’ concern

Enrollment surge at South Mountain High School could boost athletic programs

Report: Arizona saw biggest post-recession tuition increases in the U.S.

Pat Tillman’s legacy to be honored in football game between alma mater, Liberty High

Businesslike Herm Edwards prepares for debut as Arizona State football coach

Critics call reported school gun plan ‘absurd,’ misuse of federal funds

As elections near, interest in schools fades for some campaigns

The Grind: How two Sun Devils in minors are making a push for big league call-ups

From ‘Average Joe’ to ‘Ninja Warrior’: Popularity of TV show spurs growth in ninja-training gyms

GCU’s non-profit status could open door for athletic competition against ASU

Grand Canyon University returns to nonprofit status

‘Just a normal kid’: Spencer Rattler tries to stay grounded as attention picks up steam

The inside track: UA offers only program focused solely on horse racing industry

Short and sweet: The month Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley spent together at Hillcrest

Action plans: Arizona groups teaching millennials and minorities to get involved politically

March for Our Lives holds second ‘die-in’ at Capitol on Pulse shooting anniversary

Marvin Bagley III’s winding, complicated journey brings him back to Phoenix

Game on: Boys & Girls Club upgrades technology to benefit teens

School’s out, lunch is on: Kids get free, nutritious meals in summer

Mesa approves deal to build ASU satellite campus for media, technology in downtown

Bee happy: Arizona students at spelling bee aim to enjoy the moment

Educators not surprised by Fort Worth’s play to lure Arizona teachers

Ducey: Evolution should still be taught in schools

AIA goes to mat for girls wrestling, adds it for 2018-19 school year

Critics: DeVos should retract undocumented students remarks or resign

Tucson teen reaches finals before bowing out of National Geographic Bee

Paper chase: Phoenix Union helps with financial aid forms to get more students into college

Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting

Rebooting education: Federal and state funds bring high-speed internet to rural areas

Lack of resources leads to grim statistics in Native American schools

Border towns struggle with students who live in Mexico, learn in Arizona

Puerto Rico school turns adversity into strength after Hurricane Maria

Arizona State University professor’s ‘teach in the dark’ lessons connect communities after Hurricane Maria

May 2, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Ducey: Lawmakers agree to raise pay for teachers, support staff

Future takes flight: Navajo youths copilot planes over the Grand Canyon

Tens of thousands hit street to protest education funding in Red for Ed march to Capitol

#RedForEd: What’s about to happen when teachers walk out

Feds no longer collect school shooting data, advocates left to scramble

Students deem ‘die-in’ gun-control protest successful despite lack of response from Gov. Ducey

#RedForEd: Ducey vetoes 10 bills to pressure Legislature to fund raises for teachers

Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence

Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, inadequate classroom spending

Slurs, support on social media mark gun-control movement

Arizona educators voting on whether to walk out for better pay, more classroom dollars

#RedForEd: Teachers, legislators skeptical of Ducey’s plan for raising teacher salaries

Ducey proposes 20% raise for teachers by 2020; Arizonans voice opinions on #RedForEd

#RedForEd: Teachers ‘walk-in’ at Arizona schools as strike threat looms

Grading Schools

Arizona fourth- and eighth-graders trail U.S. on math, reading scores

Arizona Supreme Court strikes down in-state tuition for DACA students

ASU initiative aims to ‘CounterAct’ sexual violence through the arts

#RedForEd teachers protest low education funding in ‘walk-in’ demonstrations

School resource officers called a key safety tool, but critics fear discrimination

Arizona teachers plan walk-ins demanding pay raise, additional education funding

Arizona Supreme Court hears arguments on in-state tuition for DACA recipients

Grading teacher salary: See how other states pay educators

#RedForEd teachers demand 20 percent salary hike, more money for education

‘Death is not new to us’: High school gun-control activists plan Phoenix March For Our Lives

Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition

Democratic activists urge Gov. Ducey to take bigger steps toward gun safety

#RedForEd: Teachers call in sick over low pay, protest state proposal on tax cuts for wealthy

Saving lives: Nonprofit trains public to administer naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses

Swipe right: UA medical students meet their match for residency programs

Flagstaff officials, then Gov. Ducey, ask for tighter controls of gun sales, more mental health money

Voices in protest: Community speaks out about gun violence

Schools’ response to student walkouts varied across state, nation

17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

A long road to Dayton: ASU seniors laid foundation for team’s success

AZ teachers talk: Should teachers carry guns in the classroom and other issues raised by Parkland shooting

‘We deserve better:’ 17-year-old activist joins legislators calling for gun control laws

After ‘excruciating’ wait, Sun Devils learn NCAA Tournament fate: They’re in

March 7, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Families with firearms can take steps to keep their kids safe

Parents, advocates rally after Queen Creek High loses five to suicide

Arizona’s Miller to remain coach, calls report ‘inaccurate, false and defamatory’

Spotlight not just on Arizona’s Sean Miller, but college basketball, too

In wake of shooting, educators look at social media impact on students

300 Mesa High students walk out in support of stricter gun control

‘Hardest thing I’ve ever had to do’: Cubs’ Rizzo reflects on returning to hometown after school shootings

Claims of better tribal school oversight draw lawmakers’ skepticism

‘Wanting to die’: Sexual assault victim shares story with athletes, including ASU’s

MCSO trains K-9 dogs to protect and serve

Tempe group turns old ASU vinyl banners into tote bags

‘It’s a sad day’: Reaction strong to news of football being cut at Maricopa County community colleges

ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom

‘It brings back memories’: Mueller plays Open in front of GCU-heavy crowd, including father

On pointe: Teen with disability dances toward joy and a fuller life

From innovation to renovation: Wells Fargo Arena enhancements, adjacent facility planned

Pinnacle basketball: 3 Division I recruits, 3 different sports, 1 team

Lucia Alvarez

January 19, 2018 Newscast

Arizona education gets low marks on another annual report card

‘It’s a historical day’: UA introduces first African-American head football coach

Ducey unveils optimistic fiscal 2019 budget with emphasis on school spending

Arizona schools help refugee children adjust

January 9, 2018 Newscast

Awareness

Ending the stigma: Programs create conversations about mental health in Arizona schools

Arizona school principals, superintendents mentor colleagues to handle stress, conflict

West Valley school prepares high school students for aviation jobs

Qin Li teaching

Journey to learn Mandarin Chinese from kindergarten to 8th grade gives global education

Fiesta Bowl coaches, A.D. react to ASU football hire, structure

Wall

Adaptive education helps children diagnosed with autism

Recession created ‘perfect storm’ for sharp rise in student loan debt

Girl

Displaced youth find ‘family’ in Tucson program

Her son gone, mother reaches out to prevent student suicides

Herm Edwards: motivator, commentator … and now ASU football coach

Shai Gary

Racism and social media: ASU anti-harassment program provides insight, tips

Once a victim, Cardinals running back Johnson supports anti-bullying campaign

Christopher Dickenson addresses community leaders

From disconnection to opportunity: Zip Code Project aims to reconnect the ‘disconnected youth’ of Arizona

Detour Company Theater

Arizona theater company hopes to combat lack of deaf actors in media

Title games return attention to AIA realignment process

Life after pro basketball? NBA G League Education Program offers some answers

Tourniquet

St. Luke’s Medical Center teaches Phoenix bystanders to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Unhappy with ‘average’ performance, ASU fires football coach Graham

Sumlin expected to be among candidates considered during ASU search

Charlie Rose

ASU rescinds Cronkite Award given to Charlie Rose in 2015

As title game nears, Casteel football program provides comfort for principal battling cancer

Indermuhle

Health leaders to offer opioid education to student-athletes across Arizona

Charlie Rose

ASU ‘evaluating’ whether Charlie Rose will keep 2015 Cronkite Award

‘I have nothing to say’: Graham mum about job speculation

Despite slowing, foreign student numbers in US, Arizona inched up

‘We would play on the moon’: Coaches OK with prep title games in Tucson

high five

P.E. teacher named 2018 Teacher of the Year

Jane McSpadden

Thunderbird High students take the stage to honor theater teacher’s legacy

March

Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit

Stop Sign

Tolleson high schools crack down on motorists who ignore stop signs on buses by installing cameras

High schoolers write 1,000 thank you notes to first responders in Las Vegas mass shooting

colorful wall

Phoenix charter for homeless students struggles with funding, academic success

AIA: Moon Valley followed protocol after player collapsed

Scottsdale student’s study lands spot in national science competition

Teammates mourn loss of Moon Valley football player

Advocates urge colleges to aid DACA students, lawmakers urge restraint

Joe Thomas presenting

Education leaders demand Ducey give teachers 20 percent raises

Despite location and lack of exposure, Desert Edge football continues to excel

Kitchen On the Street van

Kitchen on the Street bridges weekend gap in childhood hunger

Teacher

Buckeye school district expands preschool program

welders

Sundt company, community college build careers in construction

NAU’s ‘real Lumberjacks’ find thrill in logging sports competition

playing flute

Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth

Lucia Alvarez

October 10, 2017 Newscast

Sydney and Taylor Levin

Scottsdale sisters organize book drives for hurricane victims

Goofy, grounded, ‘Game of Thrones’ fan: Pinnacle’s Rattler more than standout quarterback

Miller preaches eliminating ‘clutter’ as top-ranked Wildcats practice under cloud

founder's daughter

Touch learning + community = independence for kids with Down syndrome

dilophosaurus

New Phoenix Zoo exhibit teaches kids of all ages about dinosaurs, conservation

On heels of FBI corruption scandal, questions surround Arizona program, Sean Miller

Lucia Alvarez

San Luis teacher honored with Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year Award

Jose Valadez

Academy offers free college tuition to recruit future teachers who stay in Arizona

faux-Egyptian painting

Avondale school district uses escape room to teach students critical thinking

Arizona assistant among those arrested in college basketball bribery scandal

Kaycee's Dog

A collection of autism resources in Arizona

People and books

‘Más,’ the play about the ethnic studies ban in Tucson, premieres in Phoenix

Tooker House

New ASU dorm features Amazon Echo Dots, other new tech to create ‘engineering mindset’

‘Pay to Play’ an increasing burden for parents of Arizona high school athletes

Challenger Space Center exhibit to highlight Diamondbacks STEM Showcase

In record time, Queen Creek’s Casteel High becomes dominant football program

After Montana outcry derailed career, Phoenix College coach Pflugrad looks for second chance

Diane Douglas

Schools’ chief Diane Douglas remains lukewarm about AzMERIT test

Tupac? Bette Midler? Valley high school pregame football music runs gamut

Students

ACLU says minority students, those with disabilities unfairly punished at school

Accomplished ASU women’s triathlon team attracting large-scale interest

testing

AzMERIT scores show modest gains, decreases in Phoenix school district

USEE meeting

ASU’s DACA students meet, plan action

As GCU completes Division I transition, relationship with Pac-12 remains complicated

ready to march

Arizona higher education administrators work to reassure DACA students

Now Division I, advancing to NCAA Tournament is GCU’s ‘sole focus’

Maryvale

Students mark moment of peace and unity at Maryvale High School

Soccer field

Soccer team provides safe outlet for African refugees in the Valley

Reflections of Tillman accompany unveiling of bronze statue

International signees could help accelerate rebuilding process of ASU men’s tennis

Arizona cuts to college student support still among steepest in nation

Legos

Gender equity program brings women of color into STEM fields

Academies over club soccer? Casa Grande program leads the charge

cardboard school bus

Arizona group wants $57 million Volkswagen settlement to go toward electric school buses

International students find assistance adjusting to life at U.S. universities

Legos

Rural schools face challenges in teaching STEM

Majority of state’s Native Americans now speak only English at home

Arizona colleges strive to increase state’s graduation rate

Valley sports hazing incidents put spotlight on coaches and culture

GCU’s profile continues to rise with doubleheader invite

Former Tucson area firefighter devoted to educating bicyclists about safety

Officials: Summer meals program rebounding after years of decline

What’s your take on collegiate eSports?

Group hopes to stop school voucher expansion before it takes effect

Hundreds turn out to remember ‘bigger than life’ Kush

Arizona junior colleges provide viable route to professional baseball for players

DACA students: How will you handle the in-state tuition repeal?

Share your college experience

Youth hockey photo

Experienced a sport injury, but continue to play?

Chemical attraction: Scottsdale teen in national chemistry competition

Bullying and Hazing in youth sports: What’s your story?

Arizona students looked to make some history at National History Day

Arizona residents mark Juneteenth, say schools need to teach about delay in Emancipation Proclamation

Hamilton graduate Andersen and father take on U.S. Open

Kids Count report: AZ ranks 46th in U.S. in child education, health and family

Low pay for Arizona teachers lowers morale, retention

Do you have experience with recruiting student athletes for high school sports?

Has your child or student experienced bullying in elementary school?

Law of the letters: Two Arizona girls compete at National Spelling Bee

Why do rural areas of Arizona have a shortage of STEM teachers?

Officials hope new Mayo Clinic medical school in Scottsdale will help ease state’s doctor shortage

Arizona universities push for gender equality when hiring faculty

Teachers speak out about working conditions, and they’re not happy

Navajo school instills resilience in Diné youth through language continuance efforts

Cronkite News special : Education in Arizona

As textbook prices rise, college seeks alternatives for students

From Ireland to Tempe: ASU golfer adjusting to new life

Organization fights to revive Ajo’s economy after decades of recession

ASU athletes rely on online classes for high-demand schedule

In a Pew Research Center survey, 11 percent of the teens survey indicated they expect to hear from their boyfriend or girlfriend hourly. (Photo by Megan Bridgeman/Cronkite News)

Phoenix teams up with school officials to teach students about healthy relationship

Grading Schools

High school seniors appear to be acing first-ever civics requirement

How social media may be contributing to gang interest among AZ teens

Renovated Sun Devil Stadium could be a candidate for a naming-rights deal

New bylaw allows high school coaches to hold year-round practices

Arizona universities recognized as national leaders in composting

Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college

In Focus, episode 8: Thriving without sight in Arizona

Growing at a gallop: Equine therapy connects horses, children with disabilities

Arizona’s open-enrollment policy can make choosing high schools complicated for athletes

May 3, 2017 Newscast

DACA teachers, used to comforting, find themselves in need of comfort

University of Arizona hopes new student fee for athletics can be game-changer

Hopi Jr./Sr. High School hires investigators to examine special education

‘Brain drain’ persists in Arizona

About

Phoenix teacher takes in sights as she takes message to White House

Eight things to know about school lunches in Arizona

Complete data: Percentage of expenditures on food in Maricopa County school districts

Arizona charters sweep top spots in ‘best high schools’ report

Southern California All-American lends big hand to young yoga students

Brandon

In Focus, episode 5: Finding ‘hidden resources’ for autism care

Rich student, poor student: Tempe to offer free preschool program to improve education

Making the grade, missing meals: Community college students go hungry

Starbucks VP: ASU tuition program ‘great’ for business, employees and country

Is immigration affecting education?

In Focus, episode 4: Student triathlete swims, bikes and runs his way out of depression

Homeschooled but not home alone: Homeschooled teens head to prom

Girl Scouts open $18 million leadership center in Phoenix

Gonzaga’s Mathews an impact player, on and off the court

Lenders reassure students, after feds allow collection fees on defaults

Arizona native Benson hoping to continue winning ways in Glendale

Arizona teacher of the year semifinalist finds beauty in words, from Frankenstein to Coldplay

Parents, teachers and students learn grassroots advocacy at the Capitol

In Focus, episode 1: Service dog helps navigate life with autism

Trump budget targets grant benefiting 35,000 Arizona college students

Arizona bill would allow schools to stock and administer asthma medication

What is the future of public education under Betsy DeVos?

March 8, 2017 Newscast

Education board revokes, suspends licenses of AZ teachers

Two ‘non-traditional’ candidates reach short list for new UA president

Ducey presses governors on need for civics education like Arizona’s

Lollipops teach students what segregation feels like during Black History Month

State officials welcome feds’ reversal of transgender students rule

Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s public and charter schools

Stepping into Glendale mosque, leaving with education about Muslim faith

Close, but no futuristic cigar: Teens finish second in engineering contest

Over 60 with student loan debt? Share your story

Kids compete to make the world a better place – and learn, too

Teachers, families rally at state Capitol to ask for more education funding

From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students

3-D printer items and sign that says ASU Polytechnic Campus

ASU campus hosts largest 3-D printing research facility in Southwest

Navajo official worries cuts under Trump will hurt tribal schools

‘What’s one more?’ The revolving door of a foster family

Legislator wants to add dyslexia handbook to schools

Softball pioneers laid the groundwork for today’s athletes

Library coding clubs prepare kids and teens for growing job market

Navajo Nation partners with ASU professor to bring science and technology education to reservation

Students colonize Mars moon in Honeywell Aerospace Challenge

200-year-old invention with a twist: Elementary-school students learn while standing

ASU’s James Baldwin mural aims to reclaim stereotypes

No more line up to sign up: Thousands jump at expedited FAFSA form

Olympic Village plan another step in ASU’s goal to become ‘Olympic training ground’

‘Hockey Scholars’ learn science, math from hockey models

‘You’re not alone:’ Students, experts give advice on how to fight bullies, depression

Report: Teachers rated ‘effective’ may lag in student growth standard

Cursive, classic literature and phonetics: AZ schools leader sounds out new curriculum

Higher education leaders stress degrees as important for Arizona economy

During National School Choice Week, one family shares insights on home-schooling