Education and Children

TUSD Approves Contract for Superintendent Trujillo

Sep 13, 2017 Final approval comes around 6 months after Trujillo was appointed interim superintendent.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Sep 11, 2017 Selected for honor by science education non-profit

Episode 332: STEM Education For Blind Students

Sep 8, 2017 Exploring methods to enrich education for those with visual impairments. Plus, DACA expires in 6 months.

UA's DACA Students Rally After Trump Ends Program

Sep 6, 2017 Students and supporters gathered in a show of solidarity for those whose legal status is now in limbo.

Episode 331: What's Next for the Program Protecting 'Dreamers'?

Sep 1, 2017 A decision will impact 28,000 people living in Arizona who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status.

Episode 153: Mentoring and Caring For Tucson's Kids

Sep 1, 2017 Exploring the different organizations and efforts working to serve youth in Southern Arizona.

Southern Arizona Science Fair in the Running for $100K Innovation Award

Aug 31, 2017 The Drucker Foundation points to science fair organization's data and evidence emphasis.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Aug 28, 2017 Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Cienega High Students Reflect on Eclipse Experience

Aug 24, 2017 Student astronomers looking ahead to 2024.

State Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional

Aug 22, 2017 Case stems from Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies classes and 2010 law.

TUSD Going Door-to-Door to Get Kids Back to School

Aug 18, 2017 The Steps to Success Walk is aimed at reaching young people who may have given up on their education.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

Aug 17, 2017 New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Episode 328: Arizona's Tug of War Over School Vouchers

Aug 11, 2017 Also, new laws are going into effect in Arizona, and a look at the start of NAFTA renegotiations.

Episode 150: Back to School — Leadership, Teachers and Enrollment at TUSD

Aug 11, 2017 Also, Tucson crosswalks honor the LGBTQ community, and a conversation with a climate scientist about the future of water in Arizona.

Finalists for TUSD Superintendent Announced

Aug 9, 2017 Candidates will attend public forums next week, and the board will deliberate Aug. 22.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

Aug 8, 2017 A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

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