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Part-Time, Non-Tenured UA Faculty Set to Protest

Improved pay, paths to promotion, multi-year contracts, smaller class sizes among their grievances.

Parlez-vous français? French Among Friends in Arizona

L'Alliance Française in Tucson is one of many around the world.

TUSD Cancels AIMS Tests in Light of New State Law

Enacted Friday, legislation eliminates graduation requirement to pass test for 4 years

Standardized Tests No Longer Required in High School

State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate

Principal Jim Heinzelmann

Low Funding Contributes to Teacher Turnover, Educators Say

Starting teacher pay in Arizona, averaging $32,000, is 12% lower than national average of $36,000.

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

TUSD children in classroom.

Board of Education Staffers Back on Job Tuesday

Douglas disputes their reinstatement, says she will seek remedies via 'legislative and judicial' channels.

UA Grad Students Ask Lawmakers to Limit Cuts

Legislators say universities could face cuts up to $100 million, much more than in governor's proposal.

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

TUSD children in classroom.

Education Board Votes to Seek Staffers' Reinstatement

In 7-1 vote Friday, schools chief Douglas is lone dissenter; she hints she may not comply, report says.

One Student's Story

Learn how UA student Mercedes Galarza is learning to balance family, education and a job, while just barely getting by.

Douglas ‘Looking Forward’ to Working With Gov. on Controversial Education Firings

A day after state school superintendent bashed Ducey, she changes tone

University of Arizona's 200-Year-Old Torah Repaired

Rabbi carrying out meticulous work: 'Restoration is not, simply, OK, I will patch it up.'

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

TUSD's Sanchez to Legislature: Keep Funding Desegregation

Cutting money could put school district in contempt of federal court order, he tells Senate committee.

University of Arizona junior Mercedes Galarza says she took out loans to avoid dropping out of school.

AZ WEEK EXTRA: College Students React to Budget Issues

One UA student's story: Supporting family and getting by on less than $30 extra every two weeks.

AZ WEEK: Arizona Universities Brace for Cuts

How will higher-education institutions and students absorb $77M in state aid reductions?

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