Arizona’s student to counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with an average of 905 students for every counselor in our state. The national average is 455 to one. We talk to Janine Menard, a school counselor at Pueblo del Sol K-8 school in Phoenix and head of the Arizona School Counselors Association, about Arizona’s ratio and the role of counselors in issues like school shootings, with the most recent occurring in Colorado.
Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its origins to its eventual worldwide popularity, and hear from dozens of musicians who explain the ways bluegrass music transcends generational, cultural and geographic boundaries.
Meet six baby animals from across the globe on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., beginning August 28. Follow along as they experience joy and hardship, confront near-daily adversities, navigate their habitats, and overcome challenges in their first year of life.
Burrow into the magical depths of Australian animal life as unique species navigate extremes on land and sea on Wednesdays at 9 p.m., beginning August 28, on Arizona PBS.