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Arizona's budget, teen mental health support and school sports

In this week's episode of Arizona 360, the team also discusses COVID-19 updates.

UA athletics prepares for 'somewhat normal academic year'

Though, the university says it will take a few years for athletic scholarships and demand to even out.

PCC opens automotive technology center

It's one of the college's new centers of excellence.

AZ Senate passes sex ed bill, again

A similar bill was vetoed by Governor Ducey last month.

Education notebook: Teens get vaccine, UA closes out the school year

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Vetoed Arizona sex education bill coming back with changes

The revised bill strips out provisions that specifically targeted discussion of LGBTQ issues

Arizona voters to decide on in-state tuition for Dreamers next year

A bill asking voters to repeal a portion of a 2006 law barring non-citizens from accessing the tuition rate passed Arizona Legislature Monday.

Education notebook: Controversial bill would ban touchy subjects in class, UA adds minor

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Exploring new horizons with "I Dream in Widescreen 2021".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet two Tucsonans who took unconventional journeys to find healing; and The NPR Podcast Challenge seeks the voices of tomorrow.

New Asian Pacific American studies minor added to UA studies

It offers students a wider range of research into the history and culture of the region.

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

Education notebook: Federal funding comes to Tucson, UA moves toward clean energy

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

TUSD makes plans to replace buses using federal aid

The district will receive over $70 million in ESSER funds

Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

Education notebook: Program for new teachers gets funding, TUSD deseg order could end soon

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Extended at-home learning potential source of anxiety in students

A discussion with the UA College of Education's Rebecca Hartzell.

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