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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

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John Pedicone and Lee Herbst: Recruiting and retaining good math teachers is an investment in our future

John Pedicone and Lee Herbst: Recruiting and retaining good math teachers is an investment in our future

Mathematics is one of the foundational subjects for success in school and, arguably, in life. Mathematics is all around us in the things we do and the way we think.

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TUSD to join the fun at free Sci-Tech Fest Saturday

Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.

February 14, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Bonnie Henry: 2+2=4. Really. Is a calculator essential for that?

OK class, today's math problem is: Joe is buying a bottle of water that costs $1.97, total. He gives the clerk a five-dollar bill. Joe's correct change should be:

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PCC's board appears likely to approve tougher admissions policy Wednesday

The Pima Community College Governing Board is set to vote Wednesday on a new, tougher admissions policy.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

More Native Americans make grades for college

The number of American Indian teens who are eligible for admission to an Arizona university is growing.

March 21, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Tonight on campus: "Crazy-awesome" math

Tonight on campus: "Crazy-awesome" math

Geek out at a free talk on fractals - art made with math

January 26, 2011 5:00 amLoading…
High school whiz kids face off in PCC math event downtown

High school whiz kids face off in PCC math event downtown

Sabino High School students Courtney Spalt, 15, and Micah Scholes, 15, each received an award at the Pima Community College Mathematics Competition. Spalt, a sophomore, received fourth place and Scholes, a freshman, received third place.

October 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
High school whiz kids face off in PCC math event downtown

High school whiz kids face off in PCC math event downtown

"Mathletes" from 12 local high schools flexed their mental muscles at the fifth annual Pima Community College Mathematics Competition on Friday.

October 30, 2010 12:00 am Related

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UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

A Tucson college student, athlete and aspiring teacher is among the first class of Obama Nobel Peace Prize Scholars.

October 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

Leticia Montaño, left, and daughter Stephanie Montaño

October 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

UA puts a stop to cheating on math placement exams

Why would anyone cheat on a test that gets them into a harder math class?

September 07, 2010 12:11 pmLoading…

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