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National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

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

October 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Deseg. judge OKs attorney for mediator; TUSD upset

Deseg. judge OKs attorney for mediator; TUSD upset

Lawyer to cost district $475 an hour as judge doubts TUSD's 'good faith.'

August 03, 2014 9:15 pm Related Loading…
TUSD plans no magnet-school eliminations next year despite proposals

TUSD plans no magnet-school eliminations next year despite proposals

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.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Desegregation plaintiffs urge TUSD to pay legal fees in full

Desegregation plaintiffs urge TUSD to pay legal fees in full

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.

May 15, 2014 10:30 amLoading…
TUSD to pay $500,000 to lawyers in desegregation suit, rejects claim for $2.2 million

TUSD to pay $500,000 to lawyers in desegregation suit, rejects claim for $2.2 million

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.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

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.

May 06, 2014 4:45 pm Related Loading…
Arizona's 'papers please' provision now in effect

Arizona's 'papers please' provision now in effect

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton dissolved the injunction she issued more than two years ago blocking the state from enforcing key provisions of the 2010 immigration law.

September 18, 2012 1:40 pm Related Loading…

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