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Marana Unified School District Will Keep Thornydale Elementary Open

A tied vote leaves the school open despite years of declining enrollment.

Gov. Ducey Plan for Teacher Raises: 20 Percent Over 4 Years

Includes 1 percent this year, 9 percent the next, then 19; would need legislative approval.

Pima Community College, Employees to Meet Over Layoffs

State spending limits mean more than 60 positions need to be cut, spokesperson says.

Tucson Teachers Join Arizona Protests in Wednesday Walk-In

Gov. Ducey says plan for funding there, but not interested in sitting down with #RedForEd organizers.

Pima Community College May Cut Aztecs Football Program

Tight budgets and a shrinking league are putting pressure on the football team.

Arizona Teachers Group Nearing Walkout Over Low Pay

Organizers with Arizona Educators United say they could announce an action like one happening in Oklahoma at any time.

National Report Shows Educational Improvement for Arizona

NAEP testing gives long-term assessment of learning skills.

Regents Approve Changes to Basketball Coach Sean Miller's Contract

An amendment says Miller will give up $1M if he faces criminal charges due to investigation.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Tucson Teachers Demand Better Pay During Downtown March

Hundreds marched from two schools and plan weekly demonstrations to get lawmakers' attention.

Court Rules in Favor of Havasupai Students in Education Suit

The historic decision sets precedent, recognizes impact of historical, intergenerational trauma.

Student ID Card Research Raises Privacy Concerns

UA students are not told their CatCard use is recorded.

UA Law Students Gaining Experience in Tribal Court

Students arguing criminal cases in Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court.

Can the Way Students Use ID Cards Predict Whether They Drop Out?

A University of Arizona researcher hopes data can help understand why university freshmen leave.

Schools Supe Douglas Talks Teacher Raises and School Safety

Superintendent of public instruction said prioritizing safety could mean diverting funds from educators.

Schools Supe Douglas Wants More From Lawmakers on School Safety

Says Legislature should weigh in on gun-carrying staffer.

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