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Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

It's not too hot to boil away water, nor too cold to totally freeze it — but whether it's 'just right,' we may never know.

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School voucher plan dealt a legislative setback

PHOENIX — A proposal to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a severe, and perhaps…

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Arizona House deals school voucher bill a setback

Arizona House deals school voucher bill a setback

PHOENIX — A proposal to sharply expand a program to use tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a serious setba…

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TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school…

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Senate agrees to expand Arizona's private-school tuition program

PHOENIX — Up to 120,000 youths living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer-funded tuition to private and parochial schools.

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Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Master keys at nearly every campus within the Tucson Unified School District have been lost or stolen, creating a significant problem, TUSD of…

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Sahuarita school gets grant for AP studies

The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 over three years through a national institute to help high school students succeed…

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Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship 

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Magnet school compound TUSD integration woes, consultant says

The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expe…

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More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding sc…

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UA prof reveals an intact circulatory system that is half a billion years old

UA prof reveals an intact circulatory system that is half a billion years old

The find adds more proof to a theory that complex neurological systems, including the base features of human brains, evolved in ancient sea creatures.

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Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Rincon High School was awarded The Ernest Andrew Rogers Award for outstanding Junior State Chapter of the Year.

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Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

A Sonoran Science Academy freshman was recognized last week as part of the 2014 Arizona Scholastic Writing Awards.

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St. Gregory senior to present at national science symposium

St. Gregory senior to present at national science symposium

St. Gregory College Preparatory School senior Kylie Yuanqi Zhang will represent Arizona at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposiu…

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Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

A Basis high school senior has been awarded a National Achievement Scholarship through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Academy of Tucson junior to present at research events

Academy of Tucson junior to present at research events

A junior at the Academy of Tucson High School is preparing to present her work on compost tea at two international research events.

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Nominate now for Sabino High's Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Sabino High School Foundation Hall of Fame are now being accepted.

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Vets center opens at Arizona Health Sciences Library

The Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) Center at the University of Arizona has opened a new location in the Arizona Health Scie…

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Global Retailing Conference: Tech innovation keeps excitement high

Global Retailing Conference: Tech innovation keeps excitement high

New technology, the human touch and doing what you love are what professionals say will make the future of retail “awesome.”

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University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

The University of Arizona launched the final phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history Friday and started things off with a bang.

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Student rehabbers on board as Vail tries to preserve its railroading past

Student rehabbers on board as Vail tries to preserve its railroading past

A former railroad station foreman house once slated for demolition is being given new life through a partnership between the Vail Unified Scho…

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Tucson High principal steps down after two years

The principal of TUSD’s largest high school has announced plans to step down at the end of the school year.

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Innovation, consumer relationships are keys to success

Innovation, consumer relationships are keys to success

Igniting the customer experience is the theme of this year’s Global Retailing Conference, where about 300 professionals and UA students gather…

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UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

University of Arizona police are trying to determine if a troubled fraternity played a role in Friday’s death of one of its members, court rec…

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Tucson, Sunnyside districts resolve to help immigrant students succeed

More than a dozen students and representatives from the Tucson and Sunnyside school districts gathered Wednesday at Catalina Magnet High Schoo…

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