Education news from Tucson-area schools.
Eleven Pima County school districts have uncontested governing board elections.
45 seek seats on Pima County school boards.
Deadline to file with the Pima County School Superintendent is 5 p.m. Wednesday.
There are 35 open seats on the ballot for school board elections.
Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.
Four Tucson teachers who have stepped up to make a difference in the lives of children at high-poverty schools are receiving recognition from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona.
Roots reach deep at Walter Douglas Elementary School.
Flowing Wells Unified School District superintendent Nicholas Clement, who has worked for the district since 1983, announced on Wednesday that he will retire June 30.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Altar Valley School District coach believed to be on the run with a 15-year-old Tucson girl.
Man admits killing mother's boyfriend
No Flowing Wells student had ever won the Pima County Spelling Bee until sixth-grader Elliott Groce did in February.
Elliott Groce was the last one standing at the Pima County spelling bee Feb. 18. He'll go to the state competition this month.
The new 7,675-square-foot Sentinel Peak High School, which is an
alternative school in the Flowing Wells School District, took six
months to complete and cost $2.2 million. Classes at the new campus
will start Tuesday.
Marvin Noriega, 18, in black, and Jose Diaz, 19, check out the
new Sentinel Peak High School library.
Starting early next year students at Sentinel Peak High School
won't have to attend classes in timeworn buildings in an industrial
part of town.
The three circles on the ceiling of the great room at the new
Sentinel Peak High School represent the circle of completion,
support and community, said Flowing Wells School District
Superintendent Nicholas Clement.
Coronado gets ADOT funds for project
The Flowing Wells Unified School District will ask voters in the
fall to reauthorize a maintenance and operations budget override
that has benefited the district for more than 20 years.
Annual school supply drive under way