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Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

The board voted 5-0 to pass a resolution ordering an override election.

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7 Tucson schools share tech grants

7 Tucson schools share tech grants

Seven Tucson-area schools will receive more than $31,000 in grants to fund innovative technology projects.

May 25, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Grant money devoted to poverty, end-of-life issues

Markers of death and dying are all around: the roadside flowers and crosses memorializing a loved one, the white-painted bikes at the scene of a bike fatality, or the uniquely Tucson All Souls Procession.

May 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD appoints new principals

TUSD appoints new principals

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

April 20, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD adds transgendered to its non-discrimination policy

The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

TUSD hosts solar project information session

The public is invited to learn more about the Tucson Unified School District's solar project Wednesday.

March 23, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

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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Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Third-grade students at Los Amigos Elementary School in Tucson had a dilemma to solve — how to best save a turtle from the polluted Ganges River in India.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

The toe-tapping harmonies of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience flowed freely from the rehearsal room and into the hallway of the Tucson Jewish Community Center late last month.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Meeting tonight to discuss Sunnyside district's budget cuts

The public will have an opportunity tonight to discuss the Sunnyside Unified School District’s proposed budget cuts.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

ESL programs at Sunnyside now meet state requirements

State OKs Sunnyside English-learner plans

December 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD sells closed school site, Wrightstown Elementary, to developer

The TUSD Governing Board has approved a $1.6 million deal for a residential development on the site of the now-closed Wrightstown Elementary School — marking the first time the district has transferred ownership of one of its closed schools.

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Photos: Motive of Sandy Hook School shooter unknown

Nearly a year after Adam Lanza shot his mother to death and then massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prosecutors closed the case Monday with a report that sketched a chilling portrait of a young man with a twisted fascination with violence. But they were unable t…

November 25, 2013 8:48 pmLoading…

Desegregation overseer faults latest TUSD plan

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.

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Special needs kids not allowed in school after bus breaks down

Special needs kids not allowed in school after bus breaks down

Eleven special-needs TUSD students were forced to wait outside for rides when their bus broke down because school officials were afraid they would disrupt an after-school program underway inside.

September 11, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
75 Tucsonans volunteer as reading coaches; 425 more needed

75 Tucsonans volunteer as reading coaches; 425 more needed

About 75 Tucsonans will soon be new volunteer reading coaches. Will you join them?

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Sarah Gassen: Heartbreak and hope at Walter Douglas Elementary in Tucson

Sarah Gassen: Heartbreak and hope at Walter Douglas Elementary in Tucson

Roots reach deep at Walter Douglas Elementary School.

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Transgender girl, 6, wins right to use girls’ bathroom at Colo. school

DENVER — Colorado officials say a suburban Colorado Springs school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing her from using the girls’ bathroom, in what advocates described as the first such ruling in the next frontier in civil rights.

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Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

March 05, 2013 11:28 am Video Related Loading…

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