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

15-year-old diagnosed as a child with a disability disorder takes ballet and finds her joy, improvement in motor skills

Do you use current events in Arizona classrooms?

Cronkite News wants to understand how journalism can work for Arizona teachers. We’re exploring how to deliver and present stories in a way that teachers and students can use inside and outside of the classroom.

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

A USC baseball commit, Oklahoma football commit and star sophomore basketball player all play for the Pinnacle basketball team.

January 19, 2018 Newscast

Coverage from the Cronkite News education desk

Lucia Alvarez

Arizona education gets low marks on another annual report card

Education Week ranked AZ 45th in the country for education, amidst belief that Gov. Ducey’s proposed budget may help schools.

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

On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Arizona introduced the football program’s first African-American head coach.

Ducey unveils optimistic fiscal 2019 budget with emphasis on school spending

A $100 million investment in K-12 education makes up 80 percent of Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget.

Arizona schools help refugee children adjust

At least 1,500 to 2,000 refugees under the age of 18 and need schooling and other training to help them adjust.

January 9, 2018 Newscast

School bus stops, diagnosing dyslexia and helping homeless veterans

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

There are no standards for mental health education in Arizona schools. Each individual school district decides whether or how it will teach mental health.


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

School administrators handle a mountain of stress and conflict as they fulfill their passion as educators. Four times a year, Arizona principals and superintendents meet for training to learn how to manage that stress.