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State Superintendent of Public Instruction files lawsuit against Governor and Attorney General

Suit seeks to inforce English-language immerision teaching in Arizona public schools.

Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Step into a Record Fair at the final HOCO Fest; A look at the living diversity of Navopatia; and Stories That Soar! returns with a tale about a local 5th grader's journey with retinoblastoma.

Cochise College Launches Archiving Project

The college is seeking to build a collection of past commencement programs

Free tutoring now available to combat pandemic-learning loss in AZ

Students in grades one through eight, who failed state math, reading and writing proficiency tests, are eligible for free tutoring services.

US government cancels loans for former Ashford University students and plans to recoup costs from UA

The university denies any liability for Ashford's actions and will be “assessing its options.”

Tucson school ranked #25 in the country

University High in the Tucson Unified School District was recognized for its performance.

More internet access for rural schools

The state Department of Education is expanding high speed internet.

New English language learning proficiency testing rules spark controversy

The new changes will effect Spring 2023 reassessment and the 2023-2024 placement.

UA Addresses Campus Safety in Back-to-School Briefing

University officials said safety relies on awareness.

The musical passion of Kid Congo Powers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Carlone on his new film exploring Tucson's punk rock past; and how the community of Bisbee is working to support wildlife in cooperation with the Arizona Wildlife Federation.

UA launches standalone iSchool, first in the state

The program started in 2015 as a part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Now it is on its own.

Arizona schools chief targets transgender students and bathrooms

In a Thursday press release, Tom Horne said parents are expressing concerns over allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity.

UA's top security officer: "campus is extremely safe" as school year and shooting anniversary looms closer

The University of Arizona has spent the summer implementing new security measures to prepare for a new year.

EPA awards UA $96,000

The funding comes from the Environmental Education Grants Program.

Group mentor program in Tucson teaches male youth about healthy relationships

Boys to Men Tucson has weekly talking circle support groups in 20 middle and high schools throughout southern Arizona.

Sierra Vista City Council approves decision to issue bonds to charter schools located in other areas

One charter school is located in Phoenix and the other is in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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