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TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

Gov Ducey urges Congress to pass USMCA

The Arizona governor also discussed border security, Tucson's sanctuary city initiative and education funding.

Regents say funding proposal preps Arizona for tech-driven economy

The budget request would set Arizona up to compete successfully in a changing economic landscape, the board chair says.

Ongoing funding challenges in Pima County schools

A discussion with Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

A discussion with a recent graduate of the program and a current student.

Arizona Teachers Academy gets $15 million boost from state

Arizona Board of Regents chair Ron Shoopman on the program's impact.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

National report says Arizona has made steady progress in education

More needs to be done, and the pace of improvement is too slow, education advocates say.

Pima Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams awarded for approach to motivating students

Out-of-the box thinking earns him statewide award for helping incarcerated students.

PCC gets money to double its aviation tech program

The Arizona Legislature approved $15 million to expand the program, the first state money since cutting community college funding four years ago.

Supervisor Elías discusses support for preschool scholarship program

It remains uncertain if the county will fund the newly-proposed program.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix, Senate next

The bill would the Navajo students to use vouchers for private school tuition in New Mexico for one more year.

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