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Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Missing just two days a month can knock students off track academically.

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA students start moving in

UA students start moving in

A record 41,800 students are expected for the fall semester.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

It is unclear if this is the last year that students will see of the AIMS math and reading tests.

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Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Accused of having sex with Amphi students while others watched, filmed.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

The University of Arizona “screwed up” when it made thousands of recent graduates wait outdoors for hours in near-100-degree heat and failed to make enough water accessible during commencement, officials now acknowledge.

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TUSD promises smaller classes

TUSD promises smaller classes

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.

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Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles Exploratory Learning Center Teacher Patty Mitchell got quite the surprise Wednesday: A $1,500 check and recognition from her school community.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

A Basis high school senior has been awarded a National Achievement Scholarship through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Sonoran Science Academy students prep for math competition

Sonoran Science Academy students are gearing up for the state MathCounts competition after taking the top spots in a regional contest.

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Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College students will pay 7.6 percent more to study there this fall, a bigger-than-average tuition hike that will help fund fixes for past mismanagement of the school.

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TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

The Tucson Unified School District might put an end to early admission into kindergarten.

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Ironwood Rige students get jump start on science careers

Ironwood Rige students get jump start on science careers

They may still be in high school, but they’re living the lives of academics. Students on the eight-member Ironwood Ridge High School Students Modeling a Research Topic (SMART) Team work on research on weekends, build scientific models, travel to conferences and present academic papers.

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PCC to review handling of troubled students

The student called himself “Heinrich Himmler” — Hitler’s right-hand man — and spoke of carving flesh and killing babies, frightening faculty at the Pima Community College campus where killer Jared Loughner once studied.

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William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?

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Special needs kids not allowed in school after bus breaks down

Special needs kids not allowed in school after bus breaks down

Eleven special-needs TUSD students were forced to wait outside for rides when their bus broke down because school officials were afraid they would disrupt an after-school program underway inside.

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Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.

August 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona teacher accused of having sex with student

Arizona teacher accused of having sex with student

A Gilbert teacher is in custody for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old girl who was one of his students, authorities say.

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Police question person after Lindenwood University receives bomb threat

Police question person after Lindenwood University receives bomb threat

St. Charles police were called immediately and determined the threat wasn't credible.

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Bills mount after testicular cancer's return forces UA junior to drop out, move back home

Bills mount after testicular cancer's return forces UA junior to drop out, move back home

University of Arizona economics junior Nick Palomares, 21, in his bedroom at his parents' house on Tucson's east side. Palomares was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year and was forced to withdraw from class this semester to move back home when the cancer spread.

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Bills mount after testicular cancer's return forces UA junior to drop out, move back home

Bills mount after testicular cancer's return forces UA junior to drop out, move back home

University of Arizona economics junior Nick Palomares keeps a positive attitude while working with phlebotomist Nicy Perez, who is drawing his blood for analysis before an appointment with his oncologist.

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