Education

Arizona Cardinals team up with students for autism awareness

TEMPE- Arizona Cardinal quarterback Drew Stanton and mascot Big Red helped students at Tempe High School mark Autism Awareness Week.

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Arizona school districts turning to social media for teachers

Finding qualified teachers is a struggle that Arizona school districts say is worse this year than ever before. Districts across the valley are trying to solve this issue by thinking of new ways to find applicants.


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ASU professor creates a multisensory music experience with digital sounds

An Arizona State professor is using technology and music to create a multisensory effect that goes beyond just listening, for both the musician and the audience.


Valley speller nails the word ‘recumbent,’ heads to capital to compete in national bee

Arizona's top spellers met for a showdown in downtown Phoenix on Saturday to determine who will represent the state at the national competition.

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Tillman Center helping military transition to college

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center carries on the former ASU football star's legacy.


Ducey touts success in closing labor ‘skills gap’ to national audience

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey boasted to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that Arizona's strong workforce and education systems have helped the state close the gap between workers and the skills they need in the workforce.


Tribal officials lukewarm to plan to use federal money on school choice

WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders were noncommittal Friday about a proposal that would divert Bureau of Indian Education funds into education savings accounts that individual Native American children could use to attend schools of their choosing.


Local nonprofit uses hip hop to stop bullying in schools

A local nonprofit is shaking things up in schools. The Be Kind People Project is using hip hop to teach kids that it's cool to be kind.


Local nonprofit raising money to build clean water system in Cambodia

Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted.


Students learn how to be smart shoppers

140 fifth grade students from Butler Elementary school were just one of the four schools to participate in National Weights and Measurements week.


In face of low Arizona literacy numbers, Cardinals’ players read to children on Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Dressed in their red jerseys, Arizona Cardinals players Drew Stanton and Justin Bethel spent Wednesday with local elementary school children.