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In Their Own Words: What Makes Student Loans Worth It

University of Arizona students share their views on student debt.

Tips for Keeping the Cost of College Down

A discussion with certified financial planner Mary Ahearn.

End to Stonegarden Funds; Flores Agreement; Saving for College

Plus, University of Arizona students share what makes their student loans worth it, in their own words.

Court Bars From Ballot Tax on Wealthy to Fund Education

A majority of the court found that the measure's description of the change in tax rates creates a danger of confusion or unfairness.

Proposal to Tax the Wealthy for Schools: Proposition 207

The Invest in Education Act surpassed the required number of signatures to go to voters in November.

Home Sharing Is a Second 'Job' for Many Tucson Teachers

Airbnb says 12 percent of Tucson "hosts" are educators.

Suit Seeks to Keep Education Tax Proposal Off Ballot

The lawsuit claims the Invest in Education would effectively raise taxes for all taxpayers; initiative backers call that claim "ridiculous."

Tiny Homes Used to Recruit and Retain Vail Teachers

A look at Vail School District's novel approach.

Voucher Vote Creates Dilemma for School-Choice Supporters

Some supporters of vouchers are questioning whether voter protection of a measure is too limiting.

Dust Storm Warnings; Polling Credibility; Housing Affordability

Plus, why the Vail School District is spearheading a tiny-home community for teachers.

Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.

Arizona to Use VW Settlement Money for New School Buses

Gov. Ducey announced plans for at least 280 buses for low-income districts.

Why 9% Raises for Arizona's Teachers Are No Guarantee

The Arizona School Boards Association offers an explanation.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

Educator protests in states like Arizona have made education funding a major midterm campaign issue.

Study: Despite Modest Income, Teachers Pay for Class Needs

The National Center for Education Statistics found that teachers pay nearly $480 a year for classroom supplies.

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