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Elks become elves for Christmas

Elks become elves for Christmas

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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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.

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State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

Probe comes after heated exchange involving Pueblo Principal Augustine Romero.

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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.

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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. 

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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.”

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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

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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.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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