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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…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Ideas on better schools, water forum, Netanyahu meeting, and a grateful shopper.

January 25, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Will taxing the rich save America’s middle class?

Will taxing the rich save America’s middle class?

As with many presidential proposals, it depends how you look at things.

January 25, 2015 4:15 pmLoading…
Apply now for county youth summer jobs program

Apply now for county youth summer jobs program

The deadline to apply and set up an assessment test is Friday, March 13, 2015.

January 22, 2015 2:42 pmLoading…
Dangerously in denial on climate change

Dangerously in denial on climate change

Anti-intellectual, anti-science epidemic prioritizes populist punch lines over smart policy.

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not another test!

January 21, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., walks past Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, before the start of the committee's hearing on discussing ways to fix the No Chi…

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Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., right, and the committee's ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, for the committee's hearing looking at ways to fix the No Child…

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Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. talks with committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, before the start of the committee's hearing on discussing ways to fix the No Chil…

January 21, 2015 1:17 pmLoading…
Expanding 'A' schools throughout Tucson

Expanding 'A' schools throughout Tucson

We must unite behind quality education, increase best opportunities for children.

January 20, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
A tale of 2 policies promoted by Obama

A tale of 2 policies promoted by Obama

Government should ensure distribution of benefits and opportunities as equal as possible.

January 20, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
Tucson printing company's Facebook giveaway helps local schools

Tucson printing company's Facebook giveaway helps local schools

CPGraphics received more than 1,000 requests for free reams of paper

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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Do students take too many tests?

January 17, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. speaks as he rides the subway from the U.S. Capitol to his office at the Dirksen Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Do students take too many tests? Amid complaints of a high stakes testing culture in c…

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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks about the administration's priorities for education, at Seaton Elementary in Washington. Do students take too many tests? Amid complaints of a high stakes testing culture in classrooms, some states are reviewing …

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Ducey budget plan cut to University of Arizona: $21M

Ducey budget plan cut to University of Arizona: $21M

The University of Arizona cut is part of a $75 million package of proposed cuts to the state's public university system.

January 16, 2015 3:42 pm Photos

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$9.1B Ducey budget plan reduces university funding

$9.1B Ducey budget plan reduces university funding

Ducey's nearly $9.1 billion spending plan also cuts funding to promote tourism and dips into other state funds.

January 16, 2015 2:54 pmLoading…
The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

There is room to fix problems, improve law, but don't scrap it.

January 15, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Ghosts of the Great Society

In the history of the American welfare state, no event was more consequential than the convening of the 89th Congress.

January 15, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

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