Education

Arizona junior colleges provide viable route to professional baseball for players

PHOENIX — When assessing the Major League Baseball talent pool that originates in Arizona, two colleges tend to come to mind: Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. The rival schools have sent nearly 800 players to the professional level throughout the history of their storied programs.


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

The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students are no longer eligible for in-state tuition at Arizona universities and community colleges.


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Experienced a sport injury, but continue to play?

According to Stop Sports Injuries, 40 percent of sports injuries treated in hospitals are attributed to children ages 5 to 14.

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Chemical attraction: Scottsdale teen in national chemistry competition

WASHINGTON - You might not know which chemical element in the Hope Diamond has the largest molecular mass, but an eighth-grader from Scottsdale does.


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

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, during the 2014-15 school year, 20 percent of students between the ages of 12 and 18 surveyed reported being bullied at school in some way.


Arizona students looked to make some history at National History Day

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - It took months of research, but Flagstaff seventh-graders Joy Kim and Ella Downard were finally able to produce a 10-minute documentary on Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl whose courage and determination to get an education won her the Nobel Peace Prize at age 17.


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

PHOENIX – When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, giving slaves their freedom, it took more than two years for news to travel to Galveston, Texas.


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

CHANDLER - Mason Andersen, a recent Hamilton High School graduate, will compete with some of the best golfers in the world Thursday at the U.S. Open.


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

PHOENIX- Arizona ranks among the five worst states for children’s well being in education, health, economics and family and community matters, according to the Kids Count annual report.


Low pay for Arizona teachers lowers morale, retention

PHOENIX – Teacher salaries that are among the lowest in the nation drive down teacher morale and make retention difficult, education advocates say.


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

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) has strict regulations against recruiting and giving any athletic scholarships.