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Benefits of Keeping Kids Active During Summer Break

A discussion Teddi Schnurr, an early childhood education faculty member at Pima Community College.

Arizona Schools Struggle to Find Footing With National Testing Standards

The U.S. Department of Education says the state is out of compliance.

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

UA Astronomers Contribute to Historic Image of Black Hole

Faculty and student researchers worked on the method used to generate the groundbreaking picture.

UA Police Report Details Border Patrol Protest

Three people "shouted obscenities" at Border Patrol agents for 40 minutes, report says.

New Tuition, Fees at Arizona's Public Universities

The Board of Regents has approved a 1.8 percent increase for new undergrads at the University of Arizona.

Tucson On the Right Track to Reduce Dropout Rate, Report Says

More needs to be done, but the current plan is gaining traction.

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

The state schools superintendent said the law created myth and fear around the mention of LGBTQ relationships in the classroom.

Tucson Teens Explore Community Issues Through Podcast

Their efforts gained traction during the 2018 midterm elections.

With CatCash, Students Pay for Food, Laundry and Botox

The UA student currency is meant to offer students convenience and flexibility in paying for day-to-day needs.

Arizona Charter Schools 'Fail' in Diversity Report

A nationwide survey looked at states' charter school laws and whether they promote racial and economic diversity.

Arizona Students Test Their World Knowledge in 'GeoBee'

The University of Arizona hosted students competing in the state level of the National Geographic GeoBee.

Surge in Family Migration Leaving Void in Rural Guatemalan Schools, Communities

Chairs pile up in the classrooms of villages where debt cycles and tougher immigration enforcement mean a new migration trend: parents traveling with younger children.

Trump Administration Proposes Defunding Tribal College Scholarship Program

The program survived last year's proposed cuts, but it's on the table again this year.

Untold Stories of Autism

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson points out a conversation more parents should have with their kids; and Vanessa Bell Calloway brings "Letters from Zora" to The Invisible Theatre.

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