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TUSD's updated Family Life courses will help students navigate adolescence

We need to be able to give our students tools that will enable them to make good decisions for themselves, to understand and confront the influences that surround them, and to make healthy relationships a priority in their lives. TUSD's updated version of Family Life does just that.... Read more»

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Bomb scare

No bomb found after Tucson High evacuation

Tucson police say no bomb was found after Tucson High Magnet School was evacuated Tuesday morning because of a threat. Classes were canceled and students were sent home.... Read more»1

Education

St. Gregory student wins national academic award

St. Gregory senior Amanda Liu has won a national college scholarship for her academic achievements.... Read more»

Education budget

State budget woes could cripple education funding, supporters say

Gov. Jan Brewer's efforts to offset a budget shortfall could hurt education in several ways, education advocates say.... Read more»2

DesertRATS

NASA: Arizona will play key role in next moon mission

As NASA plans for the next U.S. footprints on the moon and eventually its first on Mars, Arizona’s evolution into a center of space research means it will have a role even bigger than just a place to study geology.... Read more»

University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix

New UA medical school may mean more rural doctors

Between working on class projects and studying for exams, medical student Nathalie Petein reports to Native Americans for Community Action Family Health Center at 8:15 a.m. five days a week, treating patients with chronic diabetes, hypertension and other problems. Some days she does the same thing at the county jail. Because she’s interested in family medicine, she signed on for the school’s Rural Health Professions Program to work alongside doctors who often have to do it all.... Read more»

Career and Academic Support for Teachers

UA to train unemployed teachers

Hundreds of Tucson-area teachers remain unemployed after uncertain budgets forced local districts to lay off many educators. While many were eventually hired back for this school year, concern over jobless teachers leaving the profession has led the UA to launch the CAST support program. ... Read more»

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