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Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

The deadline to apply is Jan. 2. 

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TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

Graduates include at least 14 recruited by TUSD to return to school.

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Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Gale Adopt-a-School project to be rescheduled.

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TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD Governing Board also appointed a director of family and community outreach.

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Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Community members can get a preview of the Holiday Bowl performance at Marana High on Dec. 18. 

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Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Arizona School Administrators recognizes Doug Wilson for leadership. 

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Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

The fifth annual Weihnachtsmarkt is free and open to the public. 

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Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Participants will learn about raising chickens, benefits that come with it.

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Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Teen appeared on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire's Whiz Kid edition. 

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Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Four Palo Verde High seniors participated in the University of Arizona Showcase.

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Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Educational Enrichment Foundation holiday cards on sale now. 

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TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD Governing Board approves hirings of three new directors. 

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TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year to lease space. 

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TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

The students hail from Tucson and University high schools; teacher representing Pueblo. 

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Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Kristel Milligan was recognized by the Arizona Health and Physical Education Association.

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Sabino High student council hosts water sustainability event

Sabino High student council hosts water sustainability event

The "Thirst for Education" assembly is free and open to the public. 

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Public weighs in on TUSD calendar options

Public weighs in on TUSD calendar options

Survey responses favor a carryover of TUSD's existing calendar. 

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5 Pueblo students selected for Ivy League Project

5 Pueblo students selected for Ivy League Project

The two-year program that develops students’ leadership and academic skills.

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2 Tucson teachers up for STEM Superhero Award

2 Tucson teachers up for STEM Superhero Award

The teachers represent Legacy Traditional Schools and Marana Middle School. 

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Chinese educators visit TUSD for fine arts lesson

Chinese educators visit TUSD for fine arts lesson

The Chinese educators will observe how fine arts are integrated into curriculum.

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TUSD prepping for Ebola "just in case"

TUSD prepping for Ebola "just in case"

TUSD health staff members are being trained to ask specific screening questions.

October 27, 2014 2:15 pmLoading…

Department of Justice joins TUSD in SRO fight

Department of Justice joins TUSD in SRO fight

TUSD will not revisit the SRO issue until the City makes a move. 

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TUSD Governing Board candidate forum tonight

TUSD Governing Board candidate forum tonight

TUSD Governing Board candidates to take community questions at forum tonight.

October 20, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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TUSD's Davidson gets new principal

TUSD's Davidson gets new principal

The principal appointed will be coming to Tucson from Oregon. 

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Fundraiser to benefit Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation

Fundraiser to benefit Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation

Event will feature music, organizations, school clubs and sports teams, and food. 

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TUSD meeting to address solar panel plans

TUSD meeting to address solar panel plans

Discussion will include overview of the project, benefits, and school design plans.

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Vail educator up for Teacher of the Year

Vail educator up for Teacher of the Year

The Andrada Polytechnic High teacher is one of five in the running.

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TUSD, Pima host Parent University event

TUSD, Pima host Parent University event

The event will inform K-12 students, parents about pathways to college.

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Dept. of Education awards grants to Arizona programs

Dept. of Education awards grants to Arizona programs

Marana Unified School District and Pima Prevention Partnership were awarded grants.

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Salpointe has new admissions director

Salpointe has new admissions director

New director will focus on recruitment, admission and retention.

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Ed Notes includes stories and related items from all Tucson-area school districts written by Arizona Daily Star reporter Alexis Huicochea.

Have an education-related topic you would like to see on the blog or suggestions? Email Alexis Huicochea at alexis@tucson.com

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