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TUSD Going Door-to-Door to Get Kids Back to School

The Steps to Success Walk is aimed at reaching young people who may have given up on their education.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Episode 150: Back to School — Leadership, Teachers and Enrollment at TUSD

Also, Tucson crosswalks honor the LGBTQ community, and a conversation with a climate scientist about the future of water in Arizona.

Episode 328: Arizona's Tug of War Over School Vouchers

Also, new laws are going into effect in Arizona, and a look at the start of NAFTA renegotiations.

Finalists for TUSD Superintendent Announced

Candidates will attend public forums next week, and the board will deliberate Aug. 22.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

Arizona School Voucher Law on Hold for Now

Opponents of the legislation have filed enough signatures to temporarily block it.

UA Looks to Nontraditional Students to Offset Enrollment Losses

Admissions official says it's a national issue and birthrate is to blame.

Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools

Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.

Feds Won't Sue UA over Affirmative Action, Already Blocked in Arizona

Proposition 107 barred preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin.

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

Episode 147: Making the Grade - Success in High School and Beyond

Plus: an update on the state school board, why the sheriff asked the state to investigate his department.

Organizers: Effort to Block School-Voucher Expansion is On Track

Save Our Schools Arizona won't say how many signatures they've collected, just that more are coming in every hour.

Free Tuition For Arizona Teachers-in-Training, If They Stay

Participants will have tuition waved in exchange for three-year commitment to Arizona's public schools.

Former Official Behind Ethnic Studies Ban Testifies in Court

Ex-schools Superintendent Tom Horne defended efforts to shut down Tucson Mexican-American studies program.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

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