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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.

Early-Education Tax Opponents Launch Campaign

Local business leaders say the proposition, not its target, is wrong.

Ducey: Lawsuits Not the Way to Keep Tuition Down

The governor said a preferred approach wouldn't see tax dollars spent.

Anniversary Celebration Brings Marching Band's Past and Present In Step

Catalina Foothills High School reunites current and former band members for its 25th year.

Public Schools Inc.: From Small Tucson Charter to International Network

Part II of an investigation looking at the successful expansion of Tucson's BASIS schools into private and international operations.

Supporters of TUSD Mexican American Studies See New Hope in Ruling

Advocates want to see the reimplementation of the core concepts of the banned program.

20% of Santa Cruz County Children Attend Preschool

Education implications may be mitigated by bilingual education.

Public Schools Inc.: When Public Education Turns Into Big Business

Part I of an investigation into how Tucson's BASIS schools grew from a small charter into an international network.

How the Holocaust History Center Shines a Light on Justice for Global LGBTQ Community

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Basics of BASIS: How BASIS Transformed from One Tucson School to an International Brand

Tucson Construction Students Heading to Texas for Hurricane-Recovery Efforts

A group of Pima JTED students will travel to Houston to help with recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey.

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

TUSD Approves Contract for Superintendent Trujillo

Final approval comes around 6 months after Trujillo was appointed interim superintendent.

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