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New high school graduation test coming this spring

New high school graduation test coming this spring

Exam differs from AIMS and is based on Common Core Standards. 

November 03, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

Five of them are in the TUSD and Sunnyside districts.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Education notes

Education notes

32 from Sabino are named AP scholars.

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Pima County JTED receives $20K in technology funds

Pima County JTED receives $20K in technology funds

The funds were awarded by the Arizona Department of Education. 

September 12, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Sunnyside receives $300k to support homeless students

Sunnyside receives $300k to support homeless students

The funds will support innovative program for homeless students and provide resources. 

September 08, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Grant to fund school resource officers for TUSD

Grant to fund school resource officers for TUSD

TUSD will have eight Tucson Police officers on campuses by early September.

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TUSD resolution calls for more holistic accountability system

TUSD resolution calls for more holistic accountability system

Resolution: Standardized testing has taken focus away from developing the “whole child.”

August 12, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Education Notes: More school supplies needed

Education Notes: More school supplies needed

Roundup of Tucson-area education news. 

August 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

14 percent earned D's compared with 11 percent of public schools. 

August 08, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Two Tucson schools recognized for civic engagement

Two Tucson schools recognized for civic engagement

Safford K-8 Magnet School and Tanque Verde High School honored by state.

August 07, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Five Pima County schools are at risk of being labeled failing. 

August 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

August 04, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

New program aims to help Tucson students graduate

Free, self-paced online program is for students ages 16 to 22. 

July 06, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
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.

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Summer reading program features digital books

Summer reading program features digital books

Summer reading program features digital books

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Summer reading program kicks into high gear

Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.

April 27, 2014 3:05 pmLoading…
Principal let go by TUSD to head Marana school

Principal let go by TUSD to head Marana school

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.

April 25, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…
Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

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.

April 22, 2014 8:54 pmLoading…
TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school conversions.

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