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Business Report: Tucson CFOs Make Local Business Run

CFOs work in all sectors, help the dollars and cents flow, keep the lights on

German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Jeffrey Silvertooth, PhD, addresses people who are learning more about agriculture.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

The Administration (left) and Modern Languages (right) buildings on the campus of the University of Arizona.

Student-Run Startup Companies Compete for Cash

Eller College of Management student start-ups will be featured Friday

Pima County Superintendents Urging Lawmakers to Keep K12 Funding

School leaders come together as state legislature works on budget

Regents, University Presidents Disappointed with Ducey's Budget

Proposal calls for $75 million cut in state funding to state's three public universities next fiscal year.

Pima County Program Aims to Curb Youth Unemployment

One-Stop Center helps with resume building, interviewing techniques, career exploration.

Feds Hope to Combat Poverty Among Native American Youth

Obama administration says money for program will come from existing funds, nonprofits.

Tucson Nonprofit Seeks Volunteers to Promote Literacy

Literacy Connects needs 300 new coaches, specially for TUSD, Sunnyside for next school year.

Arizona economy

Teen Employment Plummets in Tucson During Recession

About 43 percent of teens employed in 2000, 26 percent employed in 2012, says report by Brookings Institution.

High school students take a tour of American Turbo Systems and other local machinists shops and we learn about Arizona's growing demand for machinists and other manufacturing jobs.

High School Students Explore Local Manufacturing Job Opportunities

Industry experts say there are jobs and not enough skilled workers; Pima County data shows more than 1,500 positions in demand by 2020.

Do to the change in testing students, success emerged in the Vail School District as they are now the top-rated, multi-school district in the State of Arizona according to the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).

AZ Reduces Per Pupil Spending By 17%, Report Says

Okla, Ala only 2 states that decreased such spending much more; however state increased school funding by 1.8%

Phyllis Brodsky, Program Coordinator for Project FOCUS, discusses the pilot program at the University of Arizona that helps young adults with intellectual disabilities experience college life.

College Student Poverty Rate Higher Than Average

Census Bureau says in AZ, 46.9% of those not living with relatives are below federal threshold.

Two principals deal with the challenges of a rural school district.

Nonprofit Gives $15M to Rural Schools

Science Foundation Arizona to help public schools in state's rural counties

1cent sales tax

One-Cent Sales Tax Expiring

Temporary levy brought in $900M yearly for education

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