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Grand Canyon University alumnus Jacqueline Carter, a former foster child, speaks at a Feb. 24, 2022, press conference announcing a partnership between GCU and the Arizona Department of Child Safety to allow some foster children to attend the school for free.

Foster children in Arizona who graduate high school and want to attend Grand Canyon University will be able to do so free of charge under a new program the school is offering, with the state helping to pick up the tab. Read more»

Public colleges and universities were generally founded and funded to give students in their states access to an affordable college education. They have long served as a vital pathway for students from modest means and those who are the first in their families to attend college. But many public universities, faced with their own financial shortfalls, are increasingly leaving low-income students behind. Read more»

About 1,000 Catholic school students, joined by bishops and legislative leaders, attended a rally Wednesday timed with National School Choice Week. Read more»

Arizona college students graduated with some of the smallest levels of student debt in the country last year, according to a national report released Thursday. Read more»

Dan Fitzgibbon, chairman of the Arizona Students’ Association, says the bill would limit students’ access to affordable education.

A bill in the state Legislature would require full-time resident undergraduate students at Arizona's universities to pay at least $2,000 per year toward tuition and mandatory fees. Read more»

The Arizona School Boards Association and Arizona Education Association have sued to block a new law that provides publicly funded scholarships that allow children with disabilities to attend private schools. Read more»