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Anonymous 'confessions pages' used by Tucson students to bully, harass

Anonymous 'confessions pages' used by Tucson students to bully, harass

For the second time in this month, Tucson High Magnet School officials have been able to shut down a Facebook page that allowed students to anonymously, and publicly, vilify classmates.

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD's options to bridge shortfall of $17M sought in public meetings

Three town hall meetings have been scheduled for next week to discuss the impending $17 million budget shortfall in the Tucson Unified School District.

August 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Trees-for-schools campaign ends Tuesday

August 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD board chooses Cuevas as president

TUSD board chooses Cuevas as president

Miguel Cuevas has been selected to take over the presidency of the TUSD Governing Board through the remainder of the calendar year.

June 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

University High and Basis Tucson have been identified as two of the top 10 high schools across the country. The rankings were released as part of the 2012 U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.

May 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

AT&T gives $800K for Catholic school scholarships

An $800,000 donation from AT&T will provide scholarships for about 300 Tucson children to attend one of three area Catholic schools.

March 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD will host 4 presentations on its spending

The Tucson Unified School District will hold four public presentations this month on the budget process and how money will be spent in the next school year.

February 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Free history lectures to focus on Ft. Lowell

Free history lectures to focus on Ft. Lowell

Ken Scoville's lecture will go over why Arizona is the state it is today.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Free history lectures to focus on Ft. Lowell

Free history lectures to focus on Ft. Lowell

Jim Turner will discuss the history of Camp Lowell, including why it was moved.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD school sees marked gains, gets help from national ed group

The National Education Association has taken Howenstine High Magnet School under its wing in an effort to help transform the struggling TUSD school.

December 07, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Law & Order Briefs

Occupy protesters arrested over weekend

November 29, 2011 12:00 am

TUSD creates plan to help struggling kids improve skills

The Tucson Unified School District is trying a different approach to meet the needs of middle school students who sometimes fall through the cracks.

September 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD spending $92K to attract Anglo kids

The Tucson Unified School District is working to attract non-minority students to three of its magnet schools.

August 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Shot, dental clinics are free

Shot, dental clinics are free

Eleven-year-old Gerardo Tena can't help but wince as medical assistant Selina Valencia gives him a shot at a free immunization clinic. Kids were given shots and dental exams Thursday at the Jim and Vicki Click Clubhouse, 1935 S. Columbus Blvd.

July 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Shot, dental clinics are free

Shot, dental clinics are free

The first of four back-to-school clinics for free immunizations and dental screenings was held Thursday.

July 22, 2011 12:01 amLoading…

Shot, dental clinics are free

The first of four back-to-school clinics for free immunizations and dental screenings will be held today.

July 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate grant: Beat-up clubhouse to get face-lift

Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate grant: Beat-up clubhouse to get face-lift

Dozens of youngsters made their way into the Roy Drachman Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson after school Thursday, like they do just about every day.

March 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate grant: Beat-up clubhouse to get face-lift

Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate grant: Beat-up clubhouse to get face-lift

The Roy Drachman Clubhouse is a popular after-school hangout for south-side kids like Santiago Soberanes, 13, left, and Anthony Galvez, 8.

March 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

Javelinas are making themselves at home in university-area neighborhoods, sometimes in conflict with people and pets.

January 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

One of the javelinas wanders the Sam Hughes neighborhood. Complaints are on the rise in university-area neighborhoods.

January 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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