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Failing Baboquivari schools make gains despite challenges

Failing Baboquivari schools make gains despite challenges

Struggling Sells school district works to close achievement gap.

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ASU students get prescriptions filled at vending machine

Device replaces pharmacy in health center.

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3 Tucson educators named Rodel finalists

3 Tucson educators named Rodel finalists

Honorees show high level of student achievement in high-need schools. 

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Move to oust incoming state school superintendent begins

Move to oust incoming state school superintendent begins

Critics of new schools chief Diane Douglas begin a recall effort more than a month before she even takes office.

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Local companies help kids explore career options

Local companies help kids explore career options

TUSD students gain knowledge, opportunity from biotech pipeline project. 

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Flair for solar flares: Teen runs Kitt Peak telescope

Flair for solar flares: Teen runs Kitt Peak telescope

Camp helps Cienega HS senior become citizen astronomer. 

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Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High has a shot at a share of $2 million in technology.

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Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

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

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Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

The lodge has participated in the Dictionary Project for 11 years. 

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Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Ten schools competed in the division. 

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Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Both high schools launched turnaround initiatives in 2011.

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PCC receives draft report from accreditor

PCC receives draft report from accreditor

College president said report won't be released to public.

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Pima College suppresses probation draft report

Pima College suppresses probation draft report

College decides not to release findings until final report is issued.

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UA creating a members-only club at hotel

UA creating a members-only club at hotel

No public money will be used for gathering spot project.

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TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

Governing Board decides to spend $4.7 million on raises.

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Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo Elementary harvest to be delivered to school lunch trays.

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UA business dean leaving to head UNLV

UA business dean leaving to head UNLV

He's been dead at Eller since 2011.

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UA biz dean named UNLV president

UA biz dean named UNLV president

Len Jessup will start work there in January.

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Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

State appeals court denies charter school argument for same funding as public schools.

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UA frat accused in assault; four members suspended

UA frat accused in assault; four members suspended

Attacked members of a Jewish fraternity, school officials said.

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Security boost at UA-area mosque

Security boost at UA-area mosque

Islamic Center has experienced vandalism from bottles, objects thrown from student apartments.

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UA suspends frat after Jewish fraternity attacked

UA suspends frat after Jewish fraternity attacked

SAE was already facing possible expulsion by school.

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UA-Banner health-care merger due Jan. 31

UA-Banner health-care merger due Jan. 31

Health-care merger called a way to remain competitive.

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Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

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Steller: TUSD should put MAS conflict to rest

Steller: TUSD should put MAS conflict to rest

Student achievement, new program are what matter most, not settling old scores.

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