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Cholla High students get lesson from KRS-One

Cholla High students get lesson from KRS-One

Students were treated to a 3-hour lecture by the hip hop legend.

January 29, 2015 11:15 amLoading…
TUSD plan would put middle-schoolers at Sabino

TUSD plan would put middle-schoolers at Sabino

High school would serve grades seven through 12 under TUSD proposal.

January 25, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Steller: Council transcript from the future

Steller: Council transcript from the future

How the HomeGoods debate might play out. Also, State of the State irony.

January 15, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Ethnic Studies supporters to ask Court of Appeals to overturn Arizona law. 

January 11, 2015 12:00 amLoading…
New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

Diane Douglas, however, says she will work with the district to to achieve compliance in its culturally relevant classes.

January 08, 2015 1:00 pmLoading…
Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

TUSD superintendent meets with Arizona's new schools chief, leaves upbeat.

January 07, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

District will appeal ethnic studies ruling if necessary, Sanchez says.

January 06, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Huppenthal says TUSD's cultural courses are illegal

Huppenthal says TUSD's cultural courses are illegal

TUSD may lose $14 million if courses are not brought into compliance.

January 03, 2015 12:00 am Related Loading…
Elks become elves for Christmas

Elks become elves for Christmas

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

December 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

December 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona education department to expand college access

Arizona education department to expand college access

The commitment was made as part of College Opportunity Day of Action in Washington, D.C.

December 07, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

Probe comes after heated exchange involving Pueblo Principal Augustine Romero.

December 03, 2014 5:00 pm Related Loading…
Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tanque Verde instructor says he was removed from several state committees.

December 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
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.

September 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

August 13, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
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…

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