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Report: Arizona teaching vacancies continue to rise

A survey found about 1,000 teachers in the state left their positions during the first half of the school year.

Do your students have something to say? Now’s their chance.

Help them tell us their story in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

17 TUSD schools get funding boost based on test results

The district says it's the most funding it has received since the state program started rewarding AzMERIT results in 2017.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

Enrollment continues to rise at Arizona's Public Universities

The growth is strongest in online program enrollment

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

State board to consider banning sale of vaping products at universities

Regent says it's the board's responsibility in the wake of vaping-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S.

Number of international students down at Arizona universities

International students pay about three times as much tuition as in-state students at Arizona's three state universities.

TUSD board member Bruce Burke on his return to the district

The retired attorney previously served from 2003-2010.

NAEP report shows Arizona schools making slow progress

New funding will be needed for the state to make more significant progress

Desert View teacher wins $100,000 excellence award from tool company

Cesar Gutierrez, a precision manufacturing teacher, is one of three winners nationwide of the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize.

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