Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.
UA Center for Border and Global Journalism hosts panel discussion on campus Thursday.
Higher pay, smaller classes, multi-year contracts desired; UA official: 'This is challenging time.'
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
More effort needed until it is 'in the DNA of a community,' early childhood education expert says.
Improved pay, paths to promotion, multi-year contracts, smaller class sizes among their grievances.
Starting teacher pay in Arizona, averaging $32,000, is 12% lower than national average of $36,000.
Enacted Friday, legislation eliminates graduation requirement to pass test for 4 years
State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate