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TUSD sees improvement in student retention

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

Judge rules against Arizona education plan drawing on land trust funds

The ruling says Arizona violated federal law with the voter-approved Proposition 123.

TUSD receives largest donation of clothes for students and families

800 boxes of brand-new clothes were donated for distribution to students.

Proposed TUSD sex-ed curriculum changes draw vocal criticism and support

Arizona 360 hears from people on both sides of the issue.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe distributes gaming funds to community groups

The grants represent a percentage of its contribution to the state through its tribal gaming compact with the state.

Regents approve $60K in bonuses for UA President Robbins

The board says Robbins earned the incentives by achieving significant goals.

Nurses strike in Tucson over staffing, quality of care

Organizers are hoping the strike leads to increased investment in registered nursing staff.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Marana High School takes steps to curb vaping on campus

The school's principal says it has been a growing problem in recent years.

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.

UA Special Collections: Preserving the Stories

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The TUSD's ongoing debate about expanding sex education; Is there any hope left for the 2019 monsoon?; and has Arizona's "stupid motorist law" increased flash flood safety?

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

Higher graduation rates uplift Nogales Unified School District

Lorraine Rivera gets an inside look at the district's approach.

When was the last time you ate a poem?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The community conversation about expanding sex education in TUSD; a brother and sister take "One Small Step" to bridge their political divide; and a look back at the 1968 movie "Targets".

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

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

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