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UA President Speaks About Importance of College Preparedness

Ann Weaver Hart says parents need to create good educational habits at home since their children are very young.

Sahuarita School District Preparing High School Graduates for College

SUSD Superintendent Manuel Valenzuela talks about the various ways they're helping students be successful after high school.

Effects of Common Core Adoption at Presidio Schools

Method has forced teachers to allow students to think more independently, says Scott Whitlock, head of curriculum and instruction.

Alternative Methods to Teach Math in Bilingual Classroom

Arnulfo Velasquez, teacher at Roskruge Middle School, alternates between English, Spanish, even songs to help students learn.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Brings Adult Role Models to At-Risk Youth

Agency is celebrating 50 years in Tucson; volunteers help children create more positive outlook, motivate them.

Local Foundation Fosters Equity, Opportunity for Women, Girls

Organization focuses on leadership development, provides a philanthropy program, other opportunities for women to be involved in the community.

Kids With Varied Vocabulary Can Do Better in School

Vocabulary size is a really important predictor of later success in education, says dean of UA's College of Education.

Role of Early Education in Identifying Children's Special Needs

Joline Riddle, kindergarten teacher, highlights importance of preschool, effects it has in kids' future school experiences.

Boys & Girls Club of Tucson's Role in Helping Youth

Organization celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; interim volunteer CEO says they may currently be serving about 14,000 local kids.

Importance of Internet, Technology in Classrooms

Stephen Purkiss, science teacher at PPEP Tec says these tools engage students more, provides them more hand-on activities.

Literacy Connects Highlights Importance of Reading

Organization's executive director talks about their children, adult programs, among other topics.

John Huppenthal, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, discusses school test score results and testing results.

Huppenthal: Family Motivation Vital for Kids' Education

AZ Superintendent says parents should be informed on what is happening inside children's classroom daily.

Tucson Nonprofit Helping Homeless Teens Stay in School

Youth On Their Own provides students with school supplies, guidance, shelter to have them concentrate on getting a good education.

TUSD Superintendent Discusses Graduation, Drop Out Rates

H.T. Sanchez chats with Michael Chihak about what the district is doing to help more students get a high school diploma.

Teachers' Voices with Mike Beeson and Ron Mead

Share the enthusiasm of two English & writing teachers who get to introduce students to characters like Lenny, Gatsby, and Jean Valjean every year.

Teachers' Voices with Sarah Bromer and Cyrus Tucker

Find out how a high school student finally received the encouragement he needed to start reading.

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