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Moving Students Forward: A Community Interactive on Education

Jessica Mejia stays after school to fulfill state's request for documents from Culturally Relevant Classes.

Ethnic Studies Monitoring Puts Stress on TUSD Teacher

School hires substitute so educator can compile documents for state’s ongoing review.

Local and national companies have more than 5,000 jobs and internships up for grabs at the UA's Spring Career Days.

UA Careers Fair Brings Students, Employers Together

More than 5,000 job and internships offered during two-day event on Tucson campus.

Southern Arizona Schools Recruit Teachers Out-of-State

Hundreds of vacancies in Tucson-area districts for educators; in-state pool is on decline.

Pima Community College Downtown Campus.

PCC Chancellor: College Faces Triple Threat

Lambert calls on audience at college-wide meeting to ask, 'How can I help?' in keeping school afloat.

Steven Holmes, Sunnyside school district's newly designated superintendent, at a March 27, 2015 news conference.

Holmes named Sunnyside School Superintendent

3-2 board vote means assistant superintendent in TUSD will return to district in which he grew up.

Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius

Concerned about your child's use of media and technology? RUFF RUFFMAN is here to help!

The much-loved character Ruff Ruffman is back, in this collection of videos and tips to help students explore and understand the many ups and downs of using technology.

RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS addresses the red-hot topic of how kids use technology, and allows students and teachers to explore four topics with original animation and interactivity—texting, sharing photographs, conducting searches, and finding an appropriate balance of technology and media use.

Click here to watch these great videos with your kids:

  • Technology and You!
  • Texting and You!
  • Photos and You!
  • Searching and You!

Kids Resources

PBS Kids
PBS KIDS the number one educational media brand for children, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, online and community-based programs.
PBS Kids Lab
PBS KIDS is always working on something new! PBS KIDS Lab is where we debut our newest games – including some that are in development in beta testing mode – and show early research results, behind-the-scenes features and more. Built on the belief that every new technology is an opportunity for learning!
PBS Kids Play
PBS KIDS Play is the only online school readiness program that customizes the learning experience to your child's level across 35 different skill areas. Your subscription to PLAY! gets you access to 56 exclusive educational games and 100s of videos and activities that you won't find anywhere else – and all of them align to national educational standards. Learn more about PBS Kids Play.
PBS Kids Play
PBS KIDS Mobile lets you watch your favorite PBS KIDS show on the go!.

Parent Resources

PBS Parents: Your Resource for Parenting

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