Volunteers work with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average.
It is unclear if this is the last year that students will see of the AIMS math and reading tests.
Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall.
Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.
Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.
PHOENIX — Summer vacation often means a break from schoolwork for students, but to Terri Clark it means the potential for the summer slide — and not the one at the local water park.
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
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.
Levi Walton, 18, looks at a book at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown, where he stops in almost every day, he said.
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.
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.