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Judge orders admittance changes for TUSD's University High

In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

TUSD asks judge to allow new University High admission plans

The Tucson Unified School District has asked a federal judge to disregard a desegregation expert’s request to kill a new admissions plan for University High School.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Getting in to PCC won't be the same

Getting in to PCC won't be the same

Pima College chancellor

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pima College raises bar on admissions

Pima College raises bar on admissions

A plan to revamp remedial education and raise the bar on admissions was endorsed Wednesday night by the Pima Community College governing board.

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

PCC's board appears likely to approve tougher admissions policy Wednesday

The Pima Community College Governing Board is set to vote Wednesday on a new, tougher admissions policy.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
UA freshmen: by the numbers

UA freshmen: by the numbers

If it seemed to be a bit more crowded in the University of Arizona's Student Union building Tuesday, it could be because the freshman class has 300 more students than it did last year.

August 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
UA freshmen: by the numbers

UA freshmen: by the numbers

University of Arizona officials announced Wednesday that the freshman class is bigger, smarter and more diverse than in years past.

August 25, 2011 12:02 amLoading…

Pima Community College outlines proposed changes

The Pima Community College Governing Board heard an overview of the college's proposed new admissions requirements and changes to remedial education during a forum Tuesday.

July 20, 2011 7:00 amLoading…
Pima College seeks to end some remedial classes

Pima College seeks to end some remedial classes

The Pima Community College chancellor wants to eliminate the school's lowest-level remedial education classes because they aren't effective.

July 18, 2011 12:02 amLoading…

UA won't give Arizona students' seats to California kids

The University of Washington is admitting fewer in-state students in favor of more out-of-state students. Some are expecting the University of California to do the same. The University of Arizona won't be taking that road, says admissions dean Kasey Urquidez.

June 09, 2011 11:30 amLoading…
Pima chancellor wants new admissions rules (blog)

Pima chancellor wants new admissions rules (blog)

Roy Flores tells the PCC governing board what "open door" means now and what it should mean.

January 13, 2011 12:56 pmLoading…

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