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Failing Schools

12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

Five of them are in the TUSD and Sunnyside districts.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Letter grades, AIMS scores will be released for Arizona schools today

Letter grades and AIMS scores will be released for Arizona schools today.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona moving ahead with expanded school-voucher plan

PHOENIX - Thousands of students in poorly performing public schools could soon get what amounts to a voucher from the state to go elsewhere - or even get educated at home - in a move that could take hundreds of millions of dollars a year out of the public school system.

April 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Cash for more class time dangled to 250 schools

PHOENIX - State lawmakers voted Tuesday to give more money to the most underperforming schools, if they are willing to stay in session longer.

March 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Failing school can be taken over by parents, Calif. court says

A group of California parents has cleared a legal hurdle to become the first in the nation to take over a failing elementary school under a “parent trigger law,” a legal tool gaining popularity around the country.

July 23, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

School voucher eligibility may reach 100,000

PHOENIX - A new law signed this week by Gov. Jan Brewer could give an estimated 100,000 children in Arizona schools a check from the state to go to a private or parochial school next year instead.

May 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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