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Student Lobbying Efforts Double as Civics Lesson

A Tucson high school is getting a first-hand look at the legislative process.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Report: Teacher Shortage Calls for Better Data from Arizona

National Council on Teacher Quality says Arizona and other states should focus on teacher supply-and-demand data.

The Rapid Growth of a Small Tucson Charter Into an International Conglomerate

Part II of an investigation. Also, an author discusses the history and surprising popularity of softball.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Oro Valley School Encourages Hands-On STEM Learning

Innovation Academy opened its doors last August.

How a Tucson Charter School Grew Into an International Network

Also on Arizona Spotlight, artist Beth Surdut watches white-wing doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "pick-up sticks."

Student Exchange Aimed at Counteracting Cyberbullying

Tucson high school will meet Japanese team to focus on spreading kindness online.

Tucson Students Could Help Reshape City Streets

The city could consider "complete street" proposals from UA students in future projects.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Judge Rejects Effort to Block Vote on School Voucher Law

Maricopa judge says voucher supporters had no grounds to sue.

Tucson Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week

Public school open enrollment, charter schools and magnets are part of the picture of school choice in Arizona.

Desert View Teacher Wins National Educator Award

Chemistry teacher Jonathan Cadena among 44 recipients of Milken Educator Award.

ACLU of Arizona Wants Charter School Policy Changes

The civil liberties group wants a change to admission practices.

Ducey Budget Proposal Includes Money for University Infrastructure

The program puts state money toward a bonding plan lobbied for by Arizona's universities.

Decisions on DACA; Gun Regulations; the Opioid Crisis

DACA debate puts Arizona families in limbo, and the opioid crisis becomes a top priority at Arizona's Capitol.

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