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Arizona Charter Schools Change Policies After ACLU Report

The report found that state-funded charter schools conducted enrollment in ways that could be seen as unlawful.

Arizona to Use VW Settlement Money for New School Buses

Gov. Ducey announced plans for at least 280 buses for low-income districts.

Teachers Learn Active-Shooter Response at Local Training Sessions

Day-long sessions are based on Homeland Security's "Run, Hide, or Fight" strategy

Arizona Department of Education Gets New Associate Superintendent

Heather Cruz will oversee English language acquisition and CTE, among other duties.

Tucson Unified Mulls More Options For Ensuring School Safety

One TUSD parent proposed situational training.

School's Out, But Many Cafeterias are Open and Offering Free Meals

Districts in Pima County are providing meals for anyone under 18 through national program.

Demand Grows for Early-Childhood Educators

More than half of kids 5 and under in Arizona receive daily care from someone other than a parent.

UA Summer Camps Give Kids a Running Start on Science

The subjects include robotics, engineering, coding and more.

Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime

The state's high court ruled that the Legislature can't change the voter-approved law.

Science Standards Draft Changes Remove, Alter Evolution References

Arizona schools Superintendent Diane Douglas says evolution is an ongoing debate.

Why 9% Raises for Arizona's Teachers Are No Guarantee

The Arizona School Boards Association offers an explanation.

Marana, Other Districts, to Go Beyond 9% Teacher Raises

MUSD raises come amid district debate over a school closure as well as construction on a new facility.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Asylum Seekers; Dividing Dollars for Teacher Pay; ADOT in Mexico

Plus, an immigration attorney in Tucson explains how asylum cases are currently processed.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

Educator protests in states like Arizona have made education funding a major midterm campaign issue.

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