TUSD's superintendent could receive a bonus of $12,000-plus for achievement initiatives.
The Tucson Unified School District is looking to add two new administrators, saying it will help in its effort to increase student support and strengthen curriculum.
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.
The Tucson Unified School District will spend $4.4 million to reduce class sizes for the upcoming school year in hopes of improving achievement for existing students and luring back those who have left.
The Tucson Unified School District is declaring itself an “immigrant destination district,” pledging to support students regardless of their immigration status.
The Tucson Unified School District is strengthening its internal controls for procuring consultant services in an effort it says will avoid the appearance of wrongdoing.
TUSD did not violate state law or district policy when it awarded a $92,500 contract to a Texas firm with ties to Superintendent H.T. Sanchez, an in-house review determined.
The consultant hired to lead TUSD’s $92,500 strategic planning initiative met with district officials and was provided insight into their planning needs months before the district began soliciting contract bids, district emails and records show.
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez gave the head of a Texas education-consulting company a private early notice about a training program he intended to create here, and encouraged her to bid on the contract.
Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.
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.
Tucson Unified School District is continuing the annual trend of drastic enrollment declines, a survey shows.
The Arizona Daily Star has sued TUSD to compel the district to release the names of finalists in its search for a new superintendent.
“If this is where I’m needed, this is where I’ll be,” says H.T. Sanchez, the Texas native who hopes to take the top post at Tucson Unified School District.
Sahuarita's Lysandra Gomez (23) is congratulated by teammate Sigourney Sanchez after scoring the first run against Coconino in the third inning of the girl's 4A II state softball semi-final at Rose Mofferd Sports Complex in Phoenix.
Lysandra Gomez, right, is congratulated by Sigourney Sanchez after scoring Sahuarita's first run in the third inning