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C.E. Rose, Desert Willow, FW High earn A+ honors

Three Tucson-area schools have earned the A+ School of Excellence distinction.

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Education notes

Local educator picked for US teaching project

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3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

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3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

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3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

The leaders of three Tucson-area schools have been named finalists for the Rodel Exemplary Principal award.

January 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

3 Tucson-area principals finalists for Rodel award

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Law & Order Briefs

Occupy protesters arrested over weekend

November 29, 2011 12:00 am

Hope Fest ready to help those in need

About 20,000 people are expected to attend this year's Hope Fest on Saturday to receive free medical care, clothing, food and more, and organizers of the event could use some help.

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District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

Mechanic Zeke Altamirano prepares a part for a rebuilt engine, which is being installed in a 17-year-old school bus in the Sunnyside Unified School District's bus barn. The Governing Board just approved the purchase of 16 used buses.

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District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

Mechanic Zeke Altamirano works at putting a new alternator into a 17-year-old school bus in the Sunnyside school district's bus barn. After reaching the alternator, Altamirano found an oil leak, hoses near the end of their operational life span and some exposed wiring as well.

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Sunnyside deals for 16 buses; drivers wanted

Sunnyside deals for 16 buses; drivers wanted

A dilapidated bus fleet and a lack of drivers has resulted in Sunnyside Unified School District students arriving late for school. Last month, Superintendent Manuel L. Isquierdo told the district's governing board that between 10 and 20 buses are late in dropping off children at school becau…

October 14, 2011 12:02 am Photos

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SUSD's alternate- ed school moving

A program aimed at middle school students facing long-term suspension will move from the Sunnyside district's alternative high school campus to the under-enrolled Chaparral Middle School this fall.

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Construction gearing up at 2 Sunnyside schools

Lloyd Construction Co. crews are expected to go into full swing next week in the building of freshman academies on Sunnyside and Desert View high schools campuses.

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Pima County announces financial-help for first-time homebuyers, veterans

Pima County announces financial-help for first-time homebuyers, veterans

First-time homebuyers and veterans, or those buying a home in 19 targeted census tracts may qualify for assistance in purchasing their home.

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American Legion post gives back with meals to veterans

American Legion post gives back with meals to veterans

Retired veterans socialize and eat a free meal at American Legion Post 109. The post provides three free dinners and one breakfast a month to visually impared veterans.

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American Legion post gives back with meals to veterans

American Legion post gives back with meals to veterans

An American Legion post provides free meals to visually impaired veterans several times a month - part of its mission of "giving back" to those who served our country.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am Related

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Neighbors: Home for low-income seniors gets a big boost from volunteer

Neighbors: Home for low-income seniors gets a big boost from volunteer

Jim Sardella laughs with his friend Ruth J. Hill before their bingo game at Blanche Johnson Courtyards. His neighbors say he has a big heart and always tries to help others.

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He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

Ray Chavez, principal of Apollo Middle School, is heading to Mesa to lead a junior high school that is targeted for restructuring after failing to meet U.S. Department of Education standards.

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He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

Ray Chavez, who spearheaded the drive to turn Apollo Middle School in Tucson into a performing-plus school, is headed to a similar task at a Mesa junior high.

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