Education capital funding lawsuit

Several Arizona school districts and education advocates filed a lawsuit, alleging that the state is not properly funding school construction and maintenance projects as required by state law and a court ruling. We’ll get an update on where the lawsuit stands and how education funding got to the point of court action in Arizona from Danny Adelman, executive director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.

Sponsor message:

In this segment:

Danny Adelman, executive director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest

Sponsor message:

Sign up to receive the Arizona PBS Insider

Get up-to-the-minute information about your favorite programs and learn more about Arizona PBS news and events.

Famous personalities explore their ancestry on 'Finding Your Roots'

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. with journalist Terry Gross at the New York Genealogy society.

Today's most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the sixth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." The series airs Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

'American Masters: Rothko' paints intimate portrait of legendary artist

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko’s signature style helped define Abstract Expressionism, the movement that shifted the center of the art world from Paris to New York. "American Masters — Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous" premieres Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

'Shakespeare Uncovered' explores the Bard's greatest plays

On Sundays at 2 p.m., each episode reveals the extraordinary works of William Shakespeare and the still-potent impact his plays have today.