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More KUAZ Featured from Jun 2015

Freshman literature teacher Michelle Callahan-DuMont, a Common Core proponent, and her class at Sunnyside High School.

Wanted: Teachers at Tucson Unified School District

Job fair will be held Friday, district plans to hire on the spot; science, preschool in demand.

Jun 23, 2015
Mexican consul in Tucson holds press conference calling DACA a 'success' on its three-year anniversary.

500K Immigrants Take Deferred Deportation in 3 Years

Obama program aimed at young people extends to 19,000 in Arizona.

Jun 15, 2015
David Forster and his mom celebrate his graduation.

Graduating Forster

Find out how a knock at the door changed the life of a young man who dropped out of high school.

Jun 12, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for June 12, 2015

From drop out to graduate thanks to support and compassion; sharing stories with strangers about real life; positive body image vs. media representation; how and why cicadas make such a racket.

Jun 11, 2015
Annie Kellond Elementary School is one of nearly 70 sites where TUSD serves lunches in the summer.

Free Summer Meals at Tucson Schools in Greater Demand

TUSD officials say service up 29% in five years for breakfasts, lunches.

Jun 10, 2015
Flags for the Flagless is fixing flagpoles and donating United States flags to schools, businesses and other groups.

Raising the Flag Again

Police officers hope to see more United States flags throughout Arizona and the country.

Jun 9, 2015

Gov. Ducey’s School Funding Proposal Gets Mixed Reviews

Some in education ‘cautious’ about idea, others applaud the plan to dip into State Land Trust Fund.

Jun 5, 2015
Freshman Katie Hicks welds at the Cracchiolo Family Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Center on April 23, 2015.

Robots, Work Experience Boost Catholic School Enrollment

Tucson schools are growing, opposite of national trend

May 22, 2015
Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015

Tucson Schools Offer Free Summer Meals for Children

Federal program ensures kids don’t go hungry when classes are not in session.

May 12, 2015

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance is growing in Tucson

SAGA works on advocacy, awareness and services.

May 8, 2015
Construction is underway to transform Chaparral Middle School to the new Gallego Fine Arts Magnet school, which will serve grades 5-8 in the 15-16 school year.

Schools Look to Improve Safety 'Little by Little'

Sunnyside fine arts school will feature bullet-resistant glass; others scrape for funding.

May 7, 2015
'Dreamers' demonstrate on UA campus for in-state tuition, April 29, 2015.

Students Rally in Support of In-State Tuition for ‘Dreamers’

Group says proposal to charge 150 percent of in-state tuition does not go far enough

Apr 29, 2015
"We've always been a very close class," said reunion planning committee member Jo Margaret Wilson Morrison

Tucson High School's Class of 1945 Celebrates 70th Reunion

In their late 80s, former classmates lunch together - perhaps for the last time

Apr 24, 2015
Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015
In an effort to bridge the budget gap, the state legislature has placed an initiative on the November ballot, one that would divert money voters approved to fund early childhood education.

Report: 8 of 10 Arizona 4-Year-Olds Not in Publicly Funded Preschools

State lags national count of children in early education programs, which studies say help later.

Apr 7, 2015

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