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Feel the music at Dancing with the Deaf Stars

Feel the music at Dancing with the Deaf Stars

By Kathleen B. Kunz, Tucson Local Media | Feb. 6, 2019 Click here for full story. While driving to work in the morning, Melissa Brown practices dance choreography in her head. She’s memorizing the moves for her upcoming performance in “Dancing with the Deaf Stars,” a...
Lawmakers boost funding for state schools for deaf and blind

Lawmakers boost funding for state schools for deaf and blind

By: Katie Campbell June 4, 2018 After years of going seemingly unnoticed at the state Legislature, the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind had an especially productive 2018 session. Lawmakers passed a bill allowing the agency to hire 21 new teachers and...
MEET ARIZONA’S PBS DIGITAL INNOVATOR: AMBER AKAPNITIS

MEET ARIZONA’S PBS DIGITAL INNOVATOR: AMBER AKAPNITIS

MEET ARIZONA’S PBS DIGITAL INNOVATOR: AMBER AKAPNITIS Click here for the PBS Magazine_Spring 2018 – Digital Innovator article Each year, one educator in every state – someone who finds thoughtful ways to use technology to enhance their students’...
ASDB girls and boys win WSBC

ASDB girls and boys win WSBC

ASDB girls and boys win WSBC  Posted by David Kelly, Sports Anchor / Reporter TUCSON, AZ -The Western States Basketball Classic was hosted by the Phoenix Day School for the Deaf last weekend. Schools for the Deaf from Oregon, Washington, Utah, Phoenix and Tucson...