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Tohono O'odham Nation Celebrates High Schoolers Heading to College

A Baboquivari High School event recognized its seniors planning to attend college, vocational schools or the military.

Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman to Develop School Safety Plans

The superintendent of public instruction says she'll create a task force aimed at preventing violence on campuses.

UA Athlete On Successes On and Off the Court

Lindsey Malecha is a basketball player and aspiring surgeon.

#RedForEd Holds Before-School 'Walk-Ins' in Tucson

The protests at 28 schools focused on lack of legislative action.

Desert View Students Protest Classmate's Detention, Possible Deportation

Over 100 students marched to demand Border Patrol release their classmate, a high school senior the district says was set to graduate this month.

TUSD Mulls Plan to Keep Sixth Graders in Elementary School

The idea presented by the superintendent is still in the works, but would mean dismantling non-magnet middle schools and establishing junior highs.

Can 1,000 Empty Backpacks Save Lives?

Also: How Pima County could pay for newly opened migrant shelters; Bridging cultural divides with the Persian language; Tucson author Janni Lee Simner reads from her new book.

UA Students Bridging Art and Medicine at Poetry Center

The course for medical students was designed around artwork and written experiences from patients, doctors and caregivers.

UA Sophomore Named Student Regent

Anthony Rusk will become the second Student Regent on the board.

School Counselors Lacking in Arizona's Schools

UA Professor of Counseling Education Lia Falco described the benefits of having a counselor on campus.

Education Issues This Legislative Session

A discussion with the Yellow Sheet's Hank Stephenson.

The City of Tucson Offers Hope to Migrants in Need

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Go backstage at Tucson High Magnet School to preview "Our Border Town"; Tucson poet laureate TC Tolbert receives grant from the Academy of American Poets; And, what would you do with the blessing of extra time to be alive?

Charges Dropped Against UA Students Who Protested Border Patrol on Campus

Pima County declined to prosecute; the UA code of conduct investigation continues.

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.

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