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At the intersection of Page and Ferguson, a new grocery store and senior housing center are the fruits of a $40 million effort by the nonprofit Beyond Housing to unite the 24 municipalities in the Normandy school district, but history suggests it’s an elusive goal.
The 38,000 residents within the Normandy school district are scattered among an alphabet soup of 24 municipalities. It’s a community partly defined by economic decline. But it’s also one of country clubs, proud subdivisions and hope for a different path.
Since 1969, Pima Community College has provided education, training and hope for tens of thousands of Southern Arizonans.
Normandy High School senior Raquan Smith takes his mark on stage during a rehearsal of of the school's production of "All the Great Books (abridged)" on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Smith hopes to be an actor and last month he auditioned for a spot at New York City's famed Juilliard School. Tho…
Normandy senior Raquan Smith participates in his AP Biology class with teacher Ninfa Matiase on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Smith points to his relationships with the staff as one of the reasons he rebuffed suggestions from family members that he transfer to a different school district after N…
Normandy senior Raquan Smith crosses Page Avenue as he begins his walk to school early on Thursday, March 6, 2014. "My visual every morning is what the world is not seeing," he said. "It's abandoned buildings — everywhere. It's impoverished communities. There are no big businesses out here c…
Normandy High classmate and fellow senior Lanisha McClendon reaches for a piece of Danish as Raquan Smith has breakfast with his friends in the school cafeteria on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Normandy senior Raquan Smith passes the old Allhoff Bros. Feed Store, now a recycling center in Wellston, as he approaches the high school after walking his daily 1.2 miles on Thursday, March 6, 2014. "My visual every morning is what the world is not seeing," he said. "It's abandoned buildin…
Heading to class after breakfast, Normandy senior Raquan Smith passes a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The portrait contains a passage from King's "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech. Photo by Robert Cohen, email@example.com
Normandy senior Raquan Smith has a playful exchange with his AP Biology teacher, Ninfa Matiase, after class on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Smith points to his relationships with the staff as one of the reasons he rebuffed suggestions from family members that he transfer to a different school d…
Though he normally skips school lunches, a plate of nachos brought Normandy senior Raquan Smith to stand in line on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Superintendent Ty McNichols needs to raise academics, slash budget, testify before lawmakers, bolster district's image.
Pima Community College has taken a small but crucial step forward in its quest to get off probation in two years.
If you've ever lodged a complaint with Pima Community College and felt like it fell into a black hole, there's a very good chance it did, a new report indicates.
Longtime Governing Board members of Pima Community College will be schooled on how to do their jobs properly after a recent investigation cast doubt on their ethics and competence.
New Normandy School Superintendent Tyrone McNichols talks to parent Zandra Chatman, who was at district offices Thursday to transfer her child to an accredited district.
After nearly a year of downplaying its failings, Pima Community College has issued a sweeping public apology for the pervasive problems that recently led to the college's being put on probation by its accreditor.
Another top executive is leaving Pima Community College.
Pima Community College has been given two years to fix its pervasive problems or effectively go out of business.