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Teacher shortage crisis continues to plague Arizona

More than 20 percent of teacher vacancies across the state this year remain unfilled

The Buzz: Black History in Southern Arizona

New efforts are being made to bring contributions by the area's Black population to light.

Sierra Vista school district honors longtime member, educator for decades of service

Connie Johnson has been a schools and civil rights leader in the area since the late 1960s.

Black History 101 Mobile Museum makes two stops at Cochise College campuses

The stops come in honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.

Cochise College plans sixth annual Youth Arts Festival for Saturday in Sierra Vista

The event is free and aims to encourage children to try performing and fine arts.

Slain UA professor's family call on administration to support faculty safety report

The response comes after the unanimous endorsement from the Faculty Senate regarding the committee's safety report.

Flowing Wells Unified School District to put emergency alert system in classrooms

System will allow teachers and staff to call for help or trigger a lockdown.

Cochise College receives grant to reduce cost of books for students

Grant will allow 25 courses to switch to low-or-no cost reading materials.

TUSD students fundraise to save annual HBCU trip through music

The event is in partnership with the African American Museum of Southern Arizona.

The Buzz: Funding K-12 schools in the Arizona legislature

As an annual funding hurdle is cleared, another continues to loom.

Arizona lawmakers avert school closures with funding fix

Senate vote removes aggregate expenditure limit for the rest of the school year.

AZ House passes schools spending cap waiver, Senate delays vote

Legislature and Governor have until March 1 to pass aggregate expenditure limit waiver

The Buzz: UA Faculty Senate report details events that led to deadly shooting on campus

The report examines harassing behaviors of the suspected gunman from early in his time at the UA up to the shooting.

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Interim faculty report denounces UA's response ahead of deadly on-campus shooting

The Committee's 30-page report says that the university’s response was a reaction from a “systemic oversight failure” and did not “address a known chronic trust problem.”

Building the future: Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows

The Arizona Commerce Authority estimates that by 2030, the number of people employed in construction and manufacturing jobs in the state are expected to rise 30% and more than 20%, respectively.

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