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Sunnyside appoints deputy superintendent

Sunnyside appoints deputy superintendent

Jan Vesely, will focus on curriculum and instruction and school improvement.

July 27, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Filing period begins for school board elections

Filing period begins for school board elections

Only one candidate has filed for a seat on the TUSD Board. 

July 07, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…

Vail receives high honor for ‘Beyond Textbooks’

Curriculum program recognized by the Center for Digital Education.

July 06, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Top priorities: building schools, replacing buses and outdated equipment, and addressing repairs.

June 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
77 Tucson students risk failing 3rd grade over new reading rules

77 Tucson students risk failing 3rd grade over new reading rules

Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

The Tucson Unified School District is taking a step toward the purchase of $1.7 million in software that will replace many of its paper-driven systems.

May 27, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Sunnyside school board approves 2% raises

Sunnyside school board approves 2% raises

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Thursday to give district employees a 2 percent raise next school year.

May 01, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

TUSD audit finds 'brutal' shortcomings, Sanchez says

A $200,000 audit commissioned by Tucson’s largest school district found inadequate curriculum, a lack of oversight and little to no evaluation of interventions designed to help struggling students and schools.

April 29, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

House budget would boost funding for vocational education in Pima County

Career and technical education programs in Pima County could get a small budget boost if the state Senate passes the House-approved budget.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside board votes to offer laptop program to other districts

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday to move forward with marketing and replicating its laptop program to other school districts after putting the efforts on hold for a year.

March 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson school district hosts kindergarten open house

The Tucson Unified School District is hosting a kindergarten open house week running today through Friday. 

March 09, 2014 12:03 pmLoading…
Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

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.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Sunnyside in the Headlines

Fitz Blog: Sunnyside in the Headlines

Top headlines of the week:

November 14, 2013 9:30 amLoading…
Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

If Sunnyside Unified School District will not admit to a corruption problem, perhaps it will cop to having boundary issues.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Exclusive: H.T Sanchez, potential head of TUSD, hopes Tucson fits

Exclusive: H.T Sanchez, potential head of TUSD, hopes Tucson fits

“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.

June 12, 2013 2:03 pm Related

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Fitz Blog: Pedicone moves on

John Pedicone announced his resignation today as superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District this afternoon at Pima County’s Behavioral Health Pavilion Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic.

March 20, 2013 12:15 pmLoading…

Bill would allow principals, teachers, school staff to carry guns

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne and a Sierra Vista Republican lawmaker are pushing a plan to let principals, teachers and janitors at public schools carry guns.

February 18, 2013 11:03 amLoading…

TUSD board OKs cuts to school staff, other jobs

The Tucson Unified School District will move forward with cutting assistant principals, counselors, librarian assistants, human resource workers and other positions in an effort to close a $17 million budget gap.

January 30, 2013 11:41 amLoading…

Longtime Amphi board member resigns

An Amphitheater School District board member announced his resignation on Tuesday.

January 23, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

Fitz Blog:TUSD Update

August 24, 2012 6:00 amLoading…

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