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Monday deadline to register to vote in May school funding election

It might seem like we just had an election, but it's time for another: the deadline to register to vote in the May 17 election on the controversial Proposition 123 school-funding shift is Monday. A pension proposition will also be on the ballot.... Read more»

'Shadows of the Dreamers' dance performance recalls Holocaust liberation

A Sunday dance performance will reprise a piece choreographed last year by a University of Arizona professor to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.... Read more»

Prop. 123: Short-term solution predicted to bring long-term problems

Opponents of Prop. 123 believe the initiative misleads voters into thinking it solves the state’s education funding crisis but in reality offers a short-term solution that creates worse problems in the long run.... Read more»

Poetry to fill the air at weekend festival

April is National Poetry Month and that means it’s time for the Tucson Poetry Festival. This weekend's event will include readings, workshops, a youth poetry competition, a panel discussion, and even a chance to dine with the guest poets. ... Read more»

Nootropics pop up on campuses, but do ‘smart drugs’ actually work?

It’s no secret college students have used “smart drugs” to enhance their performance in school. They often turn to medication such as Adderall and Vyvanse, prescription stimulants used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder.... Read more»

Az schools make up 1/2 of priority list for tribal school repairs

Half of the 10 schools on the Bureau of Indian Education priority replacement list released this week are in Arizona, while another three are on the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Nation.... Read more»

Senate panel looks at school vouchers for Native American students

Arizona state Sen. Carlyle Begay told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that a bill to give Native American students school choice is the “true essence of self-determination and self-empowerment” that tribes are seeking.... Read more»

Ducey touts success closing labor ‘skills gap’ to nat'l audience

Gov. Doug Ducey boasted to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that Arizona’s strong workforce and education systems have helped the state close the gap between workers and the skills they need in the workforce.... Read more»

Snowden to Skype in for UA's 'Conversation on Privacy'

Centennial Hall will host a powerhouse panel on privacy issues Friday, including a Skype appearance by Edward Snowden. Also appearing will be activist Noam Chomsky and Glenn Greenwald, a reporter who will also speak after a screening Thursday night at the Loft.... Read more»

Gun control, immigration central issues at Clinton rally

Former President Bill Clinton used gun control and immigration to get voters to cast a vote for his wife during a Hillary Clinton campaign rally held at Sunnyside High School in Tucson on Sunday afternoon. ... Read more»

Tribal officials lukewarm to plan to use federal funds for school vouchers

Tribal leaders were noncommittal Friday about a proposal that would divert Bureau of Indian Education funds into education savings accounts that individual Native American children could use to attend schools of their choosing.... Read more»

Photos: Sanders makes last-minute primary pitch in Tucson

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to Tucson, trying to convince voters to pick him over Hillary Clinton in Arizona's Democratic primary, which will be held on Tuesday, March 22. ... Read more»

Study indicates 3-D printing could release dangerous toxins

3-D printing clearly has it's benefits, but a recent study has revealed a major concern.... Read more»

Cursive on track to make a comeback in Az schools

Cursive — not required by Common Core teaching standards — has disappeared from Arizona public schools, but a new Senate bill would require cursive reading and writing be taught. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Trump University’s D-minus rating

Donald Trump gets an ‘F’ for a video he posted to YouTube purporting to tell the “truth” about Trump University, the real-estate program that has been the subject of three ongoing lawsuits alleging fraud. But what Trump literally holds out as evidence is meaningless and misleading.... Read more»

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