Weekly education news items.
The funds were awarded by the Arizona Department of Education.
The funds will support innovative program for homeless students and provide resources.
TUSD will have eight Tucson Police officers on campuses by early September.
Resolution: Standardized testing has taken focus away from developing the “whole child.”
Roundup of Tucson-area education news.
14 percent earned D's compared with 11 percent of public schools.
Safford K-8 Magnet School and Tanque Verde High School honored by state.
Five Pima County schools are at risk of being labeled failing.
Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average.
State-issued letter grades for public schools were released Monday afternoon.
Free, self-paced online program is for students ages 16 to 22.
Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.
Summer reading program features digital books
Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.
It has only been a month since the TUSD Governing Board voted not to renew the contract of Catalina Magnet High School Principal Rex Scott, but the longtime educator has already found another home for the upcoming school year.
PHOENIX — Summer vacation often means a break from schoolwork for students, but to Terri Clark it means the potential for the summer slide — and not the one at the local water park.
TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school conversions.
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.
The principal of Catalina Magnet High School will not return to the midtown campus next year after the TUSD Governing Board voted Tuesday not to renew his contract.