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  • Records: Student-loan forgiveness has halted under Trump

    Records: Student-loan forgiveness has halted under Trump

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:20:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 1:23 AM EDT2017-07-27 05:23:20 GMT
    The Education Department says it has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office.
    The Education Department says it has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office.
  • Getting kids ready to head back to school

    Getting kids ready to head back to school

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:17:30 GMT

    For kids and their parents, starting school is sometimes a shock to the system. So there are some ways to make that transition besides registering for classes and going back to school shopping. 

    For kids and their parents, starting school is sometimes a shock to the system. So there are some ways to make that transition besides registering for classes and going back to school shopping. 

  • Interfaith Community Services free backpack, school supplies event

    Interfaith Community Services free backpack, school supplies event

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:01:41 GMT
    (Source: Interfaith Community Services)(Source: Interfaith Community Services)

    Interfaith Community Services is distributing free backpacks and school supplies for low income families during an event on Wednesday, July 26.  

    Interfaith Community Services is distributing free backpacks and school supplies for low income families during an event on Wednesday, July 26.  

  • Back to school immunization event offers free vision and dental screenings

    Back to school immunization event offers free vision and dental screenings

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:25:10 GMT

    El Rio Community Health Center is hosting a back to school immunization event, and offering free vision and dental screenings August 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 839 West Congress Street.

    El Rio Community Health Center is hosting a back to school immunization event, and offering free vision and dental screenings August 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 839 West Congress Street.

  • UA College of Medicine students start their journey towards their dreams

    UA College of Medicine students start their journey towards their dreams

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-07-22 05:24:58 GMT
    Aaron Bia (Source: Tucson News Now)Aaron Bia (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Students with the University of Arizona College of Medicine's class of 2021 received their white coats Friday evening.  The class, made up of 120 students were selected among a record breaking 7,218 applications.  

    Students with the University of Arizona College of Medicine's class of 2021 received their white coats Friday evening.  The class, made up of 120 students were selected among a record breaking 7,218 applications.  

  • 2017 school start dates

    2017 school start dates

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-09 23:24:21 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:27:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Image)(Source: Raycom Image)

    Start dates for school districts in southern Arizona.

    Start dates for school districts in southern Arizona.

  • Florence High Teacher Angelica Rudow named State Agriculture Teacher of the Year

    Florence High Teacher Angelica Rudow named State Agriculture Teacher of the Year

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:51:18 GMT
    Florence High School Agriculture Teacher Angelica Rudow (Source: Florence Unified School District)Florence High School Agriculture Teacher Angelica Rudow (Source: Florence Unified School District)

    “I am so humbled to be recognized in this way and I am extremely grateful for this community for supporting me as I have worked to grow the Agriculture Program at Florence High School."

    “I am so humbled to be recognized in this way and I am extremely grateful for this community for supporting me as I have worked to grow the Agriculture Program at Florence High School."

  • San Tan Foothills High School - Future Business Leaders of America Earn National Awards

    San Tan Foothills High School - Future Business Leaders of America Earn National Awards

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:40:43 GMT
    (Source: Florence Unified School District)(Source: Florence Unified School District)

    Two students won in their respective national events and earned the right to walk across the stage. Chapter President, Tony Trujillo took 4th place in Organizational Leadership. State Officer, Vice President of Community Service, Ariana Cleavenger placed 10th in Client Service.

    Two students won in their respective national events and earned the right to walk across the stage. Chapter President, Tony Trujillo took 4th place in Organizational Leadership. State Officer, Vice President of Community Service, Ariana Cleavenger placed 10th in Client Service.

  • Many private student loan debts may be discharged

    Many private student loan debts may be discharged

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:50:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-07-19 10:00:22 GMT

    Dozens of people who took out private college loans they failed to repay have won in court when their lender failed to produce proper paperwork for the debt. 

    Dozens of people who took out private college loans they failed to repay have won in court when their lender failed to produce proper paperwork for the debt. 

  • Ex-school official: Radicals taught Mexican-American program

    Ex-school official: Radicals taught Mexican-American program

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:06 AM EDT2017-07-18 07:06:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-07-19 07:23:00 GMT
    The former state official behind a ban on a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson is scheduled to spend Tuesday testifying in federal court over the law Arizona passed that ultimately ended the program.
    The former state official behind a ban on a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson is scheduled to spend Tuesday testifying in federal court over the law Arizona passed that ultimately ended the program.
  • Shuttered Mexican-American studies program back in court

    Shuttered Mexican-American studies program back in court

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:00:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-07-18 12:12:55 GMT
    (Source: The Associated Press)(Source: The Associated Press)

    A federal trial considering whether an Arizona law that shuttered a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was enacted with discriminatory intent resumes this week and will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program.

    A federal trial considering whether an Arizona law that shuttered a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was enacted with discriminatory intent resumes this week and will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program.

  • Back to School Bash helping TUSD students, parents

    Back to School Bash helping TUSD students, parents

    Monday, July 17 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-07-18 03:46:41 GMT
    TUSD Back to School Bash (Source: Tucson News Now)TUSD Back to School Bash (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Four events at four different TUSD family resources centers are giving students and parents a chance to get free school supplies, clothes, haircuts and a chance to learn more about programs in the district. 

    Four events at four different TUSD family resources centers are giving students and parents a chance to get free school supplies, clothes, haircuts and a chance to learn more about programs in the district. 

  • House to act quickly on bipartisan measure to expand GI Bill

    House to act quickly on bipartisan measure to expand GI Bill

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:51 AM EDT2017-07-13 08:51:09 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:04:15 GMT
    Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade.
    Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade.
  • Community schools program gets more money

    Community schools program gets more money

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-07-13 15:13:59 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The renewed grant program will run for a total of five years, including the two previous years.

    The renewed grant program will run for a total of five years, including the two previous years.

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