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Northern Arizona University to Offer Free Tuition for Low-Income Students

NAU plans to offer free tuition to Arizona residents who meet admissions requirements and are from households with annual incomes not exceeding $65,000.

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Arizona’s Growing Latino Population Is Underrepresented Among Teachers

Only 16% of Arizona’s more than 58,000 teachers are Latino.

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Arizona Schools Win Federal Funds for Cleaner School Buses

Cleaner school buses are coming to Arizona thanks to new funding, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last month. 

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Tuition Increases OK’d for Arizona’s 3 Public Universities

The board that oversees Arizona's three public universities on Thursday approved modest tuition increases for incoming freshmen students who are state residents and larger boosts for non-residents.

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White House To Extend Student Loan Pause Through August 31

Borrowers will not be asked to make payments until after Aug. 31, and interest rates are expected to remain at 0% during that period.

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How the White House Could Wipe Out Federal Student Loan Debt

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain hinted that President Joe Biden may soon take action on the nation's $1.7 trillion in student loan debt.

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Arizona’s Public Universities Lift Mask Requirements Under New CDC Guidelines

The University of Arizona will lift its indoor mask requirement beginning March 21, following similar moves by Arizona’s other two public universities.