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Education Notes: Grant to support family literacy

Education Notes: Grant to support family literacy

Weekly roundup of education briefs.

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Donors slow to offset costs for UA president's office

Donors slow to offset costs for UA president's office

President and her staff are about to move into Old Main.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Academic nature of deal makes hospital sale complex

Academic nature of deal makes hospital sale complex

A closer look at Banner's proposed acquisition of the UA Health Network. 

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sunnyside appoints deputy superintendent

Sunnyside appoints deputy superintendent

Jan Vesely, will focus on curriculum and instruction and school improvement.

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Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

The Pima County Health Department is offering extended hours at some clinics. 

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Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

The $480,000 grant will fund a 2-year family literacy program. 

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PCC campus gets new boss

PCC campus gets new boss

Incoming president comes from college in North Carolina.

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TUSD job fair to seek 150 new teachers

TUSD job fair to seek 150 new teachers

The open positions cross all grade levels and subject areas.

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TCC hosts massive consignment sale of kids' stuff

TCC hosts massive consignment sale of kids' stuff

Back-to-school sale is today and Saturday.

July 24, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Tucson Association of Realtors collecting cash for teachers

Tucson Association of Realtors collecting cash for teachers

Friday is the day to help out.

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TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

The plan focuses on curriculum and instruction, diversity, facilities, finance and communication.

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PTSD marijuana study to move from UA

PTSD marijuana study to move from UA

Funders will move with ousted doctor, possibly to another Arizona school. 

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New details emerge in Grijalva kin hiring

New details emerge in Grijalva kin hiring

New Myers/Ganoung principal was not the top pick for interview committees.

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Arizona-led study will test Alzheimer's prevention drug

Arizona-led study will test Alzheimer's prevention drug

UA physician helps lead 60-site trial to start next year in US Europe.

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Moody's downgrades UA Medical Center's bond rating

Moody's downgrades UA Medical Center's bond rating

The University of Arizona Medical Center's financial outlook is negative, Moody's says.

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Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

School supplies, new clothing and shoes, and new hygiene products are needed. 

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Paulo Freire opens new school

Paulo Freire opens new school

New downtown school will focus on STEM education. 

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11 Tucson students earn National Merit Scholarships

11 Tucson students earn National Merit Scholarships

College-sponsored awards provide up to $2,000 annually for undergraduate studies.

July 20, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…

Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Oro Valley couple helps Vail teacher cover licensing fees. 

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Photos: Soccer RoboCup Junior

Photos: Soccer RoboCup Junior

Engineering students deploy robots in a soccer tournament at U of A.

July 18, 2014 3:27 pm Photos

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Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Volunteers will go door-to-door to help students earn diplomas. 

July 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

The proposal would include all UA property, indoors and out.

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UA pot researcher appeals to get job back

UA pot researcher appeals to get job back

The professor, fired after she lobbied to do pot research, files an appeal.

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TUSD approves new magnet school plan

TUSD approves new magnet school plan

TUSD adds magnet schools and sets new standards for their continuation.

July 15, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
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