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One Student's Story

Learn how UA student Mercedes Galarza is learning to balance family, education and a job, while just barely getting by.

Feb 13, 2015

Cuba as a Classroom

Annual summer trips educate University of Arizona students about the culture, politics and daily life of an isolated island nation.

Jan 29, 2015
TUSD's Superintendent HT Sanchez, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild join drop out prevention volunteers

Students At Risk of Dropping Out Get Surprise Visits from Tucson Officials

Steps to Success Walk aims at getting teens back in the classroom

Jan 16, 2015
Volunteer tutor Kathy Zuodar teaches a group of students the difference between "could" and "would."

Tucson Program Hopes to Break Language Barriers, Help Immigrants Thrive

Literacy Connects' English Acquisition for Adults has been around for decades helping people transition into a new life on American soil.

Nov 20, 2014

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Oct 2, 2014

Legacy of Educator Inspires Mariachi Aztlán

Mariachi director of Pueblo High Magnet School inspires students to embrace culture of music.

Aug 21, 2014
Students from the Instituto Tecnol├│gico de Monterrey Hermosillo campus at the UA bookstore

Soccer-Playing Robots Invade UA

Group of engineering students from Mexico take their love for sport to another level.

Jul 24, 2014
Vivianna Pardini, 18, and her daughter Yasleen.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Jun 6, 2014

Interactive, Informative and Nearly Indestructible

Newly revamped Children's Museum Tucson gives exclusive look at how they entertain kids and survive the hard knocks.

Feb 6, 2014
Tucson Unified School District students.

One, Dos, Drei: Tucson Girl Growing Up Trilingual

Thanks to parents who come from Germany, Mexico and school where 7-year-old learns English.

Jan 23, 2014

The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

Dec 12, 2013

Effects of Common Core Adoption at Presidio Schools

Method has forced teachers to allow students to think more independently, says Scott Whitlock, head of curriculum and instruction.

Dec 12, 2013

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

Nov 27, 2013

Teachers' Voices

Honoring the true professionalism and dedication of our teachers.

Oct 15, 2013
H.T. Sanchez, TUSD's new superintendent inside the Arizona Public Media radio studios.

Q & A with TUSD's New Superintendent

H.T. Sanchez talks about his first impressions and expectations after two weeks on the job

Jul 11, 2013
Lisa McCorkle, principal at Dietz Elementary School

Special Report, Part 4: 'Matters of Principal'

Last day of school for first-timer, veteran

May 30, 2013

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