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Bonnie Henry: Some days, teachers are first responders

Some took a bullet for the children. Months later, others would shield them with their own bodies under an avalanche of brick and lumber. They were the first of the first responders: the teachers of Newtown, Conn., and, later, Moore, Okla.

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Tucson Unified vote tonight may cut 187 jobs

Tucson Unified vote tonight may cut 187 jobs

The Tucson Unified School Distrct Governing Board will vote tonight on whether to issue pink slips to nearly 200 teachers, librarians, counselors and other certified employees.

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TUSD needs court OK on school closings

While the TUSD Governing Board gave the green light to close 11 schools, the district still needs approval from federal court to finalize the deal.

December 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Union calls for teacher certification exam

WASHINGTON — Schoolteachers should have to pass a stringent exam — much like the bar exam for lawyers — before being allowed to enter the profession, one of the nation’s largest teachers unions said Monday.

December 03, 2012 9:04 pmLoading…
Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Creative Juice - part studio, part bar - offers painting classes with wine. It also has this small consignment shop with pieces from local artists.

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Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Kristina Valencia, left, and Chellie Krajnak are two of the owners of Creative Juice Bar, which offers acrylic painting classes along with a glass of wine.

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Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

There are ventures like Creative Juice Art Bar on the East Coast and in Denver and Scottsdale.

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Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Sometimes, it takes a little juice to get the creativity flowing. That's why painting classes at Creative Juice Art Bar include a glass of wine along with the canvas and art lesson.

June 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Get creative juices flowing before painting at Creative Juice Bar.

June 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Teachers to get their special day at the UA

The second annual Teacher Day at UA will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

April 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

'Partisan doctrine' in classes targeted

PHOENIX - Teachers who promote "partisan doctrine" in the classroom would be automatically fired, and districts that allow it would lose state funding, under a proposed law approved Wednesday by a Senate panel.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Committee OKs bill to bar teacher profanity

PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to suspend or fire teachers whose vocabularies are a little too salty.

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UA wins $1.3 million for teacher training

The University of Arizona has won two 5-year grants for $639,357 through the U.S. Department of Education's Transition to Teaching Program.

September 22, 2011 9:23 amLoading…

100 teachers train here in personal-finance instruction

The University of Arizona is hosting more than 100 teachers from 33 states at a local resort for training on how to teach personal finance to kids and teens.

June 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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