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Arizona Voters Would Say Resounding 'Yes' to Soda Tax, Poll Suggests

The survey showed the hypothetical tax to raise education funds would pass with a near 2-to-1 margin.

Episode 163: Analyzing Election Results

Journalists break down voters' decisions, plus Tucson Unified Superintendent reacts to results, and visiting a homeless veteran.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

Tucson Police Ask City to Fund School Resource Officers

Having officers in some schools helps mentor and teach students.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

Career and Technical Ed Officials See Potential Boon in School Letter Grades

Despite criticism, JTED sees the new rubric as an important incentive for career and technical education programs.

Feds, States Warn of Student-Loan Scam

Scammers attempt to trick people into upfront payments for fraudulent services.

Children's Book Author Todd Parr Coming to Tucson

Adults may not know who Parr is, but millions of young readers around the world consider him a literary superstar.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Advocate: Policy, Facilities Among Barriers to School Achievement for Arizona's Minority Kids

A report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows math and reading scores lag.

School Districts Turning to Bonds to Pay for 'Urgent' Facilities Maintenance

TUSD and Flowing Wells School District proposing bond packages to address capital needs.

Differences and Dwarfism

On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

Episode 160: Schools to Zoos — What's On the Ballot

A look at the initiatives up for approval; and the reintroduction of prairie dogs in Arizona grasslands.

Measure Would Raise Tucson Sales Tax to Fund Preschool

Supporters of Proposition 204 say it gives kids a leg up; skeptical voices say it is regressive or ill-defined.

Superintendent: TUSD Must Adjust to Counteract Falling Enrollment

Trujillo says the district is trying to emulate extended day and night programs of charter and private schools.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

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