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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.

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.

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