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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.

'Fearless' student podcasters explore big issues

A profile of some of the students and the teacher behind Tucson's City High Radio.

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

The University of Arizona’s Community and School Garden Program

Connecting Tucson educators and community organizations with university students eager to participate in the school garden movement occurring throughout the country.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe receives funding to build new youth facility

The Boys and Girls Club will double in size and be near behavioral health programs and recreation opportunities.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

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