17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting
Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.
Tempe group turns old ASU vinyl banners into tote bags
ASU's Zero Waste department partnered with the Centers for Habilitation to turn non-degradable plastic banners into tote bags.
P.E. teacher named 2018 Teacher of the Year
PHOENIX – P.E. teacher Josh Meibos held back tears as he was named the Arizona Teacher of the Year, seven years after he leaped from a job as a retail store manager to a career in education.
McSally’s entry into Senate race could set up ‘war’ in GOP primary
WASHINGTON - Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, has told House colleagues that she will run next year for the seat being vacated by Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, setting the stage for what could be a fractious primary fight with Kelli Ward.
Education leaders demand Ducey give teachers 20 percent raises
PHOENIX – Leaders of a major Arizona teacher organization said Friday they were outraged when Gov. Doug Ducey reportedly gave several members of his staff 20 percent raises while teachers are getting a one percent salary increase, saying educators deserve more money.
In Focus, Season 2 Episode 3: Blaine Long
In the third episode of In Focus Season 2, we interview Arizona-based Americana musician Blaine Long, who released his latest album after appearing on NBC's The Voice.
Avondale school district uses escape room to teach students critical thinking
AVONDALE – Locks, puzzles, keys. One hour later, as a countdown clock ticked away the minutes, students finish their escape into an innovative learning experience.
A collection of autism resources in Arizona
PHOENIX — Workforce opportunities, scholarship aid for education, therapeutic methods, sports opportunities and more. The Cronkite News team has put together a collection of stories that highlight some of Arizona's resources that aid the autism community.
Gender equity program brings women of color into STEM fields
PHOENIX – For years, white males have made up the majority of the STEM field.
Rural schools face challenges in teaching STEM
HOLBROOK – Devin Etsitty, 17, remembers a time when he didn’t like science, technology, engineering or math, but teachers at Holbrook High School were determined to change his mind. They appointed him to lead a new program to promote STEM education.
Sports specialization can lead to overuse injuries in young athletes
PHOENIX - Every morning, Blaise Becker wakes up just after 4 a.m., packs his hockey bag and heads off to Arcadia Ice Arena.
Suns owner Sarver eyeing new arena in quest to return team to prominence
PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver confirmed Wednesday that the franchise is actively pursuing options to either renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena or leave its current home altogether.