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Letters to the editor

Thoughts on Silverbell repaving, business news coverage, Hillary Clinton, tribal gaming contributions. 

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Letters to the editor

Readers react to Charleston shootings, charter school budget cuts, war on drugs.

June 19, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Court rejects charter schools bid for more money

Upholds ruling that charters not entitled to same funding as public schools.

June 11, 2015 7:10 pmLoading…

Lawmakers reject election changes, alter speed limit

The 2015 state legislature ended with a downgrade of speeding under 10 mph and rejection two more election law change

April 03, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…

House votes to ban traffic ticket quotas

New law would prohibit cities from telling police how many tickets to write, and other legislative actions.

February 12, 2015 7:15 pmLoading…
Charter-school funding change hurts Vail, Tanque Verde

Charter-school funding change hurts Vail, Tanque Verde

They'll lose hundreds of thousands of dollars under 2015 state budget provision.

February 05, 2015 8:00 am Photos



Bill would give charters equal access to vacant schools

Proposed law would require school districts to sell vacant campuses to competing charter schools.

January 29, 2015 7:45 pmLoading…

Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

State appeals court denies charter school argument for same funding as public schools.

November 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

Says profiteering is also harmful to the state's educational system.

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12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

Five of them are in the TUSD and Sunnyside districts.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

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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Magnet school compound TUSD integration woes, consultant says

The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expert last year to do exactly that.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding school districts instead.

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Basis to open elementary school in OV

Basis to open elementary school in OV

Basis Schools is expanding its early-elementary school education program to Oro Valley.

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Steller: More money for charter schools should mean higher expectations

For four years, Arizona charter schools have been arguing in court that they get a raw deal from the Legislature.

December 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State charter schools want an extra $135 million a year

PHOENIX — The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.

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Allsport Academy charter should be revoked, judge rules

A Tucson charter school will likely close at the end of this year after an administrative law judge determined it should have its charter revoked.

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La Paloma takes tough anti-bullying stance

La Paloma takes tough anti-bullying stance

When people walk through the halls of La Paloma Academy’s Lakeside campus, they’ll quickly notice the school’s stance on bullying.

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School funding overhaul proposed

A state lawmaker wants to create a new funding structure that would eliminate school district override and bond elections.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Arizona's school-labeling strategy threatens programs like Edge High

Far too many students are either failing or not thriving in Arizona's public school system.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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