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Gov. Doug Ducey tours the Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona. March 11, 2015

Ducey Defends Budget: 'No One Offered Alternative'

Governor, on visit to Tucson, says spending package protects public safety, children, K-12 education.

University of Arizona students walk by the Old Main.

Legislative Budget Deal Would Cut $104M from Universities

Community colleges in Pima, Maricopa, Pinal counties would lose all state funding, $18M.

Cuba as a Classroom

Annual summer trips educate University of Arizona students about the culture, politics and daily life of an isolated island nation.

One of the closed TUSD schools sits with empty hallways.

Schools Superintendent: State of Education in Arizona is 'Poor'

Diane Douglas, in office two weeks, assesses state's status, says children not being served adequately.


Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Legislature Urges Appeals Court to Block Millions in Back Payments to Public Schools

Arizona lawmakers seek to delay a judge's order that the state immediately pay nearly $317M.

TUSD children in classroom.

Public Schools: Legislature Should Be Able to Pay $1B

Judge has been asked to disregard state argument that it cannot afford to give funds for inflation adjustments to annual education funding.

Douglas Facing Recall Before Taking Office as Arizona Schools Chief

“Recall Diane Douglas” is an official political committee, must wait 6 months before collecting signatures.

No Decision Yet in Arizona Schools Superintendent Race

Republican Douglas holds small lead over Democrat Garcia; Common Core was at heart of campaign argument.

Clean Elections Not Immediately Investigating Schools Superintendent

Arizona commission says there is reason to believe Huppenthal violated campaign finance laws during his failed re-election bid; seek settlement.

Huppenthal Loses Chance for Re-Election as Schools Chief

Arizona superintendent of public instruction argues opposition of Common Core Standards reason for loss.

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

Sunnyside School Board Candidates Debate

Voters have until May 20 to mail in ballots to decide recall election; five candidates are seeking two seats on board.

Sunnyside School Board Recall Election Underway

Ballots in the mail, voters have until May 20 to return them to Pima County; 2 seats up for grabs.

David Cuillier, director of UA school of journalism

UA Journalism School Director Testifies in DC on State of FOIA

David Cuillier says government is overusing Freedom of Information Act exemptions.

Tucson hosts the largest military aircraft storage site in the world, known as "The Boneyard" hosted a 5K fitness event.

Event Provides Rare Glimpse at Military Aircraft 'Boneyard'

Officials at Tucson's Davis-Monthan hosted a 5K and 10K run/walk to educate people about a mostly-off-limits site.

PCC's Miles Abruptly Retires

Former interim chancellor leaves leadership position today

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