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UA Graduate Students Join National Walkout Protesting Tax Bill

Opponents say the tax reform proposal will raise graduate student tax bills by as much as 400 percent.

Cochise County Boots Up Online Ed Program to Fill Gaps for All Students

Targeted kids include those in the Sierra Vista juvenile detention facility or small schools.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

ChamberLab's Next Project: "1 Song, Played 840 Times, For America!"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Arizonans accept a soda tax in the name of education?; non-profit Sun Sounds provides access to print media for those who need it; and Tucsonans tell stories about kindness in our community.

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.

Tucson Festival of Books Approaching its 10th Anniversary

New authors, improvements planned for March 2018.

Episode 163: Analyzing Election Results

Journalists break down voters' decisions, plus Tucson Unified Superintendent reacts to results, and visiting a homeless veteran.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

Tucson Police Ask City to Fund School Resource Officers

Having officers in some schools helps mentor and teach students.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

Career and Technical Ed Officials See Potential Boon in School Letter Grades

Despite criticism, JTED sees the new rubric as an important incentive for career and technical education programs.

Feds, States Warn of Student-Loan Scam

Scammers attempt to trick people into upfront payments for fraudulent services.

Children's Book Author Todd Parr Coming to Tucson

Adults may not know who Parr is, but millions of young readers around the world consider him a literary superstar.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Advocate: Policy, Facilities Among Barriers to School Achievement for Arizona's Minority Kids

A report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows math and reading scores lag.

School Districts Turning to Bonds to Pay for 'Urgent' Facilities Maintenance

TUSD and Flowing Wells School District proposing bond packages to address capital needs.

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