The review is required under the district’s decades-old desegregation order.
Finally, someone came out and said it.
Despite repeated recommendations to reduce the number of magnet schools in the Tucson Unified School District, a draft of TUSD’s comprehensive magnet plans shows no program eliminations for the upcoming school year.
A representative for the Latino plaintiffs in TUSD’s decades-old desegregation case has taken issue with the district’s decision to resist paying $2.2 million in legal fees.
The Tucson Unified School District board voted to pay $500,000 to the plaintiff’s attorneys in the decades-old desegregation case against the district Tuesday night, but vowed to continue fighting what it calls excessive legal fees.
Tucson Unified School District’s inadequate curriculum development has limited achievement by nearly all of TUSD’s 49,000 students. But minority and poor students may be paying the highest price.
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.
The Tucson Unified School District will spend more than $1.3 million to renovate two closed elementary schools to use as low-cost child-care centers for employees.
In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.
The Tucson Unified School District has asked a federal judge to disregard a desegregation expert’s request to kill a new admissions plan for University High School.
The plaintiffs in a decades-old desegregation case are requesting that TUSD cover $2.2 million in attorney fees — a request that the district calls excessive.
The Tucson Unified School District has selected new legal counsel to handle desegregation issues, parting ways with the firm — DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy — that has served TUSD for 39 years.
TUSD’s new University High School admissions plan is in danger of being struck down after receiving negative feedback from a desegregation expert.
The Tucson Unified School District has lived under a federal desegregation court order for nearly 40 years.
The Tucson Unified School District is fighting objections to its magnet school plan, asking a national desegregation expert to give the plan a chance.
A magnet plan recently passed by TUSD’s Governing Board has been rejected by the desegregation expert put in place to oversee district efforts to bring racial balance to its schools.
Three schools facing the threat of losing their magnet status will have the chance for backers and/or critics to help determine their future at community forums starting tonight.
The TUSD Governing Board elected not to adopt a magnet plan that could have eliminated popular, academically successful programs at numerous district schools on Tuesday night.
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucsón (TUSD, por sus siglas en inglés) podría invertir hasta 83.3 millones de dólares en un plan para que sus escuelas lleguen a un equilibrio racial.
Many programs that once received desegregation funds in TUSD will no longer see that money under a new plan set to kick in next school year.