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'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.

PBS KIDS Back-to-School Collection

Get ready for the start of school with some of our favorite back-to-school resources!

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.

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