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Arizona Democrats' Letter Calls for Education Funding Plan

Minority party legislative leaders send a letter to Gov. Doug Ducey.

School Safety Bill Advances in Legislature

A Senate committee approved Gov. Ducey's proposal.

Governor's Office Gives Rosy Budget Forecast

Revenue growth is higher than originally expected.

Marana Unified School District Will Keep Thornydale Elementary Open

A tied vote leaves the school open despite years of declining enrollment.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Arizona Teachers Wear Red for Higher Pay

Public educators statewide say #RedForEd, inspired by outcome of West Virginia strike.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Teacher Pay or Capital Improvements — How Do Schools Administer Money?

A conversation with Ricky Hernández of the Pima County Superintendent's Office.

Poll: Education #1 Issue for Arizona Voters

The survey also suggested border issues and government spending are important to the state's residents.

Episode 345: The News That Impacted Arizonans in 2017

A look back at what we covered and what it will mean in 2018.

Episode 167: Reviewing 2017

A look at the stories we covered in 2017, and what stories will continue to resonate in 2018.

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.

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