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In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score…

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

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Pima College chancellor

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

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


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 ha…

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

The Pima Community College Governing Board heard an overview of the college's proposed new admissions requirements and changes to remedial edu…

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

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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.

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