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Regents approve $60K in bonuses for UA President Robbins

The board says Robbins earned the incentives by achieving significant goals.

Nurses strike in Tucson over staffing, quality of care

Organizers are hoping the strike leads to increased investment in registered nursing staff.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Marana High School takes steps to curb vaping on campus

The school's principal says it has been a growing problem in recent years.

Regents say funding proposal preps Arizona for tech-driven economy

The budget request would set Arizona up to compete successfully in a changing economic landscape, the board chair says.

UA Special Collections: Preserving the Stories

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TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

Higher graduation rates uplift Nogales Unified School District

Lorraine Rivera gets an inside look at the district's approach.

When was the last time you ate a poem?

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Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

A discussion with a recent graduate of the program and a current student.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

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