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Arizona Child Welfare Agency Creates Unit for Child Victims

The unit will be tasked with advocating for the rights of child victims of crimes.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

How the Capitol, a church and classrooms in Southern Arizona responded to the protests.

National Report Shows Educational Improvement for Arizona

NAEP testing gives long-term assessment of learning skills.

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

QuikTrips Work With National Organization to Help Homeless Teens

The convenience store says it's helped 30 kids in Southern Arizona through its partnership with Safe Place.

Colder Weather Drives Homeless Teens to Tucson, Shelter Says

Our Family Services seeks supplies to manage the the increase in homeless young people.

Children's Book Author Todd Parr Coming to Tucson

Adults may not know who Parr is, but millions of young readers around the world consider him a literary superstar.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Differences and Dwarfism

On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

Episode 153: Mentoring and Caring For Tucson's Kids

Exploring the different organizations and efforts working to serve youth in Southern Arizona.

Episode 147: Making the Grade - Success in High School and Beyond

Plus: an update on the state school board, why the sheriff asked the state to investigate his department.

Grants Give 'Community Schools Initiative' Three More Years

Participating schools have seen an increase in graduation rates, federal student aid for college applications.

Report Puts Arizona in 46th Place in Terms of Child Welfare

Kids Count looks at factors like economic well-being, education and health, among others.

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