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Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Students share how the Arizona Teachers Academy has impacted their lives

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

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

Equal pay lawsuit against Arizona regents settled

Three female former UA deans claimed they were paid less than men.

Sci-fi meets reality in the field of synthetic biology

A UA astrobiologist using it to identify potential alien life

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

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

National report says Arizona has made steady progress in education

More needs to be done, and the pace of improvement is too slow, education advocates say.

Pima Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams awarded for approach to motivating students

Out-of-the box thinking earns him statewide award for helping incarcerated students.

Arizona school board leaves sex education rules unchanged

The board decided not to act on guidelines put forward by the state superintendent.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

Filling the gap for Tucson's homeless students

As housing affordability continues to drop in Arizona, charitable organizations stretch to address the steep disadvantages facing young people experiencing homelessness.

Building more than houses in one Tucson neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Tucson and a coalition of partners are working to improve and track quality of life in the Amphi neighborhood.

Arizona drops one spot to 46th in report on children's well-being

The annual National Kids Count grades Arizona poorly on children's health, education and security.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

UA receives $1.5M grant to expand intelligence degree program

The new degree transforms an already-existing program and will incorporate cybersecurity, intelligence and information operation.

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