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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2014

A Lifelong Love of Learning and Teaching

Antonia Scrivner decided long ago that neither age nor blindness would keep her from doing things that she felt mattered most.

Apr 17, 2014

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.

Mar 13, 2014

Teachers' Voices with Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum

Hear a father and daughter, Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum, talk about the business side of education.

Feb 14, 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

AZ Foundation for Women CEO Pushes Others to Become Leaders

Former Flagstaff Mayor Sara Presler says though leadership roles vary, "You have been called to lead."

Jan 30, 2014

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 24, 2014

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

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

Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School

Reports estimate there are about 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County; organization provides them with school supplies, food, guidance.

Oct 25, 2013

Tucson Students Traveling to China for Competition

The two are preparing to be tested on their knowledge of the Chinese language, culture this Oct.

Sep 19, 2013

AZ Campaigning to Send Car Seats to Mexico

Safety devices more expensive, harder to get south of the border, state plans to help

Sep 5, 2013

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

Working for Equal Rights

Tucson group tries to raise awaress, education and opportunity for often-marginalized residents

Mar 21, 2013

Counties Take Different Paths to School Safety

Pima, Maricopa have own approaches deal with threats

Mar 1, 2013

Teachers' Voices with Briana Gryzynger and Greg Stafford

Who is teaching the teachers? Meet a pair of classroom educators who also contribute to their peers' ongoing learning at the Biosphere 2

Dec 6, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Emani Spencer and Scott Weiler

Experts say that it's a big challenge to get girls interested in math and science, so meet a local student who comes to it naturally

Nov 2, 2012

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