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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest and everyone else.

September 30, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple send their son to private school and have hired a…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg and their 7-year-old son, David, left, gets ready for a typical day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. Martinez-Cola sends her son to private school and has hired a tutor to imp…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tysha Wheeler-Timmons watches from the doorway as daughter Shayla leaves home for school before sunrise Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Rahway, N.J. Wheeler-Timmons found a tutor through the site WyzAnt for her daughter, Shayla, a rising high school senior. And she took a part-time security job …

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, pose for photos as they prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple sends their son to privat…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tysha Wheeler-Timmons, right, talks to daughter Shayla as they leave home before sunrise Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Rahway, N.J. Wheeler-Timmons found a tutor through the site WyzAnt for her daughter, Shayla, a rising high school senior. And she took a part-time security job to fund the tut…

September 30, 2014 9:55 amLoading…
School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, left, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb, helps her 7-year-old son David get ready for school Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. Martinez-Cola sends her son to private school and has hired a tutor to improve his reading _ expenses made possi…

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, pose for photos as they prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple send their son to private…

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Richey preschool closes for lack of students

Richey preschool closes for lack of students

TUSD is considering leasing Richey School to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. 

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TUSD leases space to preschool for children in poverty

TUSD leases space to preschool for children in poverty

The Tucson Unified School District will lease unused space to an organization that will provide a preschool for children in poverty on the southwest side.

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TUSD hosts info sessions on new early learning centers

TUSD hosts info sessions on new early learning centers

TUSD will be holding two informational meetings this week on the new Infant and Early Learning Centers.

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Green Fields school hosts kindgergarten open house

Green Fields Country Day School is hosting a kindergarten open house March 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.

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New TUSD day-care sites to be open to public

The Tucson Unified School District is offering its new, low-cost early learning centers to the public.

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TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

The Tucson Unified School District might put an end to early admission into kindergarten.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Pilot preschool aims to brighten future for TUSD's poorest

A new TUSD preschool geared toward Tucson 3-year-olds is the district’s latest venture to prepare some of the city’s youngest, and often underserved, learners for academic success.

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New daycare/preschool scores show much room for improvement

An evaluation program designed to identify high-quality day-care and preschool programs across the state shows very few kid-care centers rated three stars or higher in the Tucson area.

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TUSD kindergarten open house week

Parents of soon-to-be kindergartners are invited to tour TUSD schools, meet teachers and learn about educational offerings this week.

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