Education


Tucson City Council approves 20-story tower, set to be completed in 2022

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KVOA “‘There is a lot of talk about how well downtown has done,’ said Mayor Rothschild. ‘And it’s important that your downtown succeeds. All successful cities have vibrant downtowns, but the need then is really to push that prosperity out and one of the areas where that can be done is around a major university.’” […]

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Mayor’s statement on #RedforEd

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“If we want our children to have a good education, we have to pay for it. Teachers are not going to continue to work in Arizona if they can add $10,000, $20,000, or more to their salary by moving to a state next door. The state legislature must fix this, without taking funds from other […]

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Compassionate book club launches in Tucson

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Sacred Space is working with the Mayor’s Office and other partners to host book clubs at various locations, with readings centered on themes of compassion, kindness, and understanding. The first book is Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong, available at the Pima County Public Library and at local bookstores. Find a book club near you […]

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Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Opens

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Speaking before the ribbon cutting, Mayor Rothschild noted that Tucson “sparkles” during the gem show, “We put our best foot forward so our visitors will come again and again, and many do. We go the extra mile because we enjoy welcoming people to our city.”

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Mentoring to make a difference

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Tucson News Now “There are 12 organizations in Tucson, which can be found here, who have mentoring programs with a variety of volunteer requirements.” Read more…

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Want to make Tucson a better place? Mentor a kid

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Arizona Daily Star “Mentors offer guidance, friendship and compassion young people may not otherwise receive from adult. When researching how to spur young people on toward high school graduation, college and a productive postgrad life, the mayor’s office decided mentoring, not scholarships, could have a longer-lasting impact on Tucson youth.” Read more…

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