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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.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
77 Tucson students risk failing 3rd grade over new reading rules

77 Tucson students risk failing 3rd grade over new reading rules

Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
TUSD to revamp bilingual education at 10 schools

TUSD to revamp bilingual education at 10 schools

Ninety percent of kindergarten instruction at 10 schools will be taught in Spanish beginning this fall as part of the Tucson Unified School District’s effort to improve its bilingual education program.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Tucson Unified School District’s inadequate curriculum development has limited achievement by nearly all of TUSD’s 49,000 students. But minority and poor students may be paying the highest price.

May 06, 2014 4:45 pm Related Loading…
TUSD promises smaller classes

TUSD promises smaller classes

The Tucson Unified School District will spend $4.4 million to reduce class sizes for the upcoming school year in hopes of improving achievement for existing students and luring back those who have left.

May 02, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Catalina Magnet High School principal's contract may not be renewed

Catalina Magnet High School principal's contract may not be renewed

For the last five years, Rex Scott has served as the principal of a TUSD high school that he fondly refers to as a “microcosm of the world.”

March 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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