Betty Ord, a coach for 17 struggling young readers, is the 2014 volunteer of the year for Reading Seed.
In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.
Several local agencies and organizations are working together to collect more than 10,000 books for high-risk children as part of February’s Love of Reading celebration.
McDonald’s restaurants across the state are hosting a Family Reading Day Saturday.
Local students benefit from coat donations
Patricia Valenzuela, a regular patron, goes online at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Computer access and digital resources, such as e-books, will increasingly become a focus of the library system.
Levi Walton, 18, looks at a book at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown, where he stops in almost every day, he said.
The library of your near future will have more digital books, more meeting spaces and a bigger role in promoting literacy in both books and technology. The library's new four-year strategic plan paints a picture of how libraries are changing.
The Pima Community College Governing Board is set to vote
Wednesday on a new, tougher admissions policy.
"If you knew this would be the last lecture you would ever give,
what would you say?"
ASU researchers get a grant to do interventions when preschoolers show early warning signs that they'll struggle with reading later.