School Strife

School Strife

The Red for Ed movement, which began in early March, is calling for a raise for educators and additional funding for schools.

Sticking Around

For a tense 70 seconds, Thornydale Elementary was a goner.

Sister Assistance

The Southern Arizona Women's Foundation is raising awareness and money for issues affecting women and girls at its 25th annual luncheon, on April 18

Backpage Bust

Backpage.com was seized on April 6 by federal law enforcement. The website was shut down, and those who ran it were arrested.

Class Struggle

About 45 people recently made their case for keeping the school open: educators, students, graduates, neighbors and even entire families.

Ride and Seek

After months of inquiries by The Chronicle of Social Change, it is unclear if Arizona is making good on the promise of the law's foster care provision.

Under the Gun

Joining over a million students and allies, in over 800 marches across the nation and the world, Tucsonans marched to demand legislation to reduce gun violence in the student-led March for Our Lives.

Ambiguous Amendments

With last month's school shooting triggering protests calling for action to prevent gun violence across the country, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled his Safe Arizona Schools Plan

DC Update

Jim Nintzel's Q&A with Tom O'Halleran on the latest in Washington.

Class Act

Pueblo Magnet High School students filled the bleachers on Wednesday, March 14 for a moment of silence and to hear their peers give compelling speeches about ending gun violence.

Hitting the Wall

Riding horseback along the 18-foot border wall in Southern Arizona's Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke talked border security with Tucson Sector Border Chief Patrol Agent Rodolfo Karisch.

Walking for a Cure

This year, the MS Walk has two routes through the Reid Park Zoo. Participation is free, but donations that go to MS research are encouraged and rewarded.

Trigger Unhappy

The group of teens in a science class room at Tucson High are not there to talk biology. They're talking about how fear of being shot hinders their studies.

Broken Dreams, Broken Promises

The deadline Trump created when he ended DACA last September came and went with little acknowledgement from Congress. In D.C. and around the country, recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and their allies marched, protested, chanted and were arrested.

Poop Patrol

The use of a local park in Marana by dog owners has left some local sports teams with less-than-ideal field conditions in recent weeks.

Agony on the Border

Just two days into his new job as a Border Patrol agent, fresh out of the training academy, Francisco Cantú and other raw recruits out in the desert found a cache of backpacks stuffed with clothes and food.

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