Tucson Unified's departing leader, Pedicone, to chat online today

John Pedicone

ARIZONA DAILY STAR

Chat live with TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone today about his time with the district and his unexpected resignation announced Wednesday.

Pedicone will take reader-submitted questions at noon at live.azstarnet.com

Readers can submit questions in advance at the same Web address.

Pedicone announced his resignation, effective June 30 - one year before his contract is set to expire.

He has led Tucson's largest school district since 2011. During his tenure, the Tucson Unified School District continued to face long-standing issues of declining enrollment, budget cuts and low academic achievement.