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Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

TUSD Hopes to Attract Special Education Teachers at Job Fair

The district is looking for 91 total new teachers for the 2019-20 school year.

TUSD's Newest Board Member Discusses Priorities

Leila Counts received the most votes for one of two open seats.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

TUSD Still Faces Teacher Shortages Despite Pay Raises, Sign-On Bonuses

The district will hold back-to-back job fairs in an effort to get ahead of hiring challenges.

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

"Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Author Sees Food Systems as a Way to Unite People

Tucson resident says communities across the country are joining forces for the common good.

Top 10 Resources for Educators in 2019

Tips from PBS Kids and LearningMedia for the New Year.

Pima County, TUSD Sue State Over Desegregation Funds

The complaint aims to see the state continue to provide aid rather than shift the financial burden to TUSD homeowners.

A Boost to Teacher Pay, Declining Enrollment

A conversation with journalist Hank Stephenson about the biggest issues in education in Arizona in 2018

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Arizona Fails to Allocate Early Childhood Education Funds Efficiently, Report Finds

Bipartisan agency says governor could make necessary fixes to the system.

Efforts of Native American Students Change TUSD Stance on Graduation Wear

Student-led organizing has temporarily changed the policy to allow Native American regalia at the ceremony.

TUSD Won't Offer Controversial Economics Course

No governing board members offered support for the course in the wake of a review.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

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