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Sunnyside Unified School District

12 elementary art and music positions cut in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside Unified School District eliminated almost half of its elementary school art and music teacher positions this week in its latest round of budget cuts.

February 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

New job for Sunnyside board member's daughter raises questions

The daughter of Sunnyside Unified School District board member Louie Gonzales was transferred to the district’s Human Resources Department more than a week ago, despite questions about her qualifications and motives for her hiring.

February 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside revamps early learning center to cut costs

Ocotillo Early Learning Center will eliminate its infant and toddler programs and reduce preschool classes for low-income students next school year.

February 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County rejects Sunnyside request for traditional recall election

The Pima County School Superintendent’s Office has rejected a request from the Sunnyside Unified School District to hold the district’s recall election at polling locations instead of by mail.

February 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside board votes to cut about 30 jobs

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday night to reduce about 30 positions as the district begins to slash its budget in order to make up for a deficit.

January 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

$487,000 grant for Sunnyside literacy

A local literacy organization has received almost a half-million dollars to help students and families in the Sunnyside Unified School District.

January 14, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Recall effort against two Sunnyside board members called off

The citizens group that opposed Sunnyside Unified School District board members Buck Crouch and Daniel Hernandez Jr. will not pursue a recall election against the two men.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside to cut teachers, and close or restructure schools to save $6 million

The Sunnyside Unified School District will move forward with its proposed budget cuts despite objections from some employees who say they didn’t have any input.

November 27, 2013 10:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside school board recall petitions filed

A group of citizens collected more than enough signatures to initiate a recall election against two Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board members.

November 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside to sue Pima County over tax dispute

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board has unanimously approved a decision to sue Pima County over taxes on some land the district owns near Gallego Basic Elementary School.

November 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

Dozens of parents, current and former employees, and community members packed into the Sunnyside Unified School District boardroom Tuesday night calling for Manuel Isquierdo's resignation.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

An overflow audience stands in the lobby and listens to the proceedings during the Sunnyside School District board meeting as some speakers voice their displeasure with Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo.

April 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

Crowd packs Sunnyside meeting, questions Isquierdo's leadership

Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo listens as speakers at the school board meeting criticize his leadership.

April 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside to cut 18 teachers, close resource, wellness center

The Sunnyside Unified School District governing board voted Tuesday night to cut 18 teachers and shut down its Family Resource and Wellness Center. Eliminating that many teaching positions will increase class sizes at grade levels throughout the district.

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