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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Dec 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

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

The Latino Gap: Not Quite Trilingual

A young girl from Guatemala struggles with English after 5 years in public school, while speaking Spanish with friends and a Guatemalan dialect at home.

Sep 21, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Mike Beeson and Ron Mead

Share the enthusiasm of two English & writing teachers who get to introduce students to characters like Lenny, Gatsby, and Jean Valjean every year.

Sep 20, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Bob and Sue Reavis

Married educators who say they have teaching in their blood reflect on the changes they've seen over almost four decades in the classroom.

Sep 7, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Taylor Ginter and Jeff Marchant

Hear how a friendship between a band director and a promising young musician has taught some important lessons to them both.

Aug 23, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Amanda McCarley and Dr. John Hosmer

A University High School student asks her history teacher to reflect on teaching some of Tucson's best and brightest

Aug 9, 2012

ELL Students Fall Behind After Summer of Limited English

In the border town of Douglas, teachers have a hard time bringing students back to English proficiency

Aug 3, 2012

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