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Sunnyside Unified School District

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

The board voted 5-0 to pass a resolution ordering an override election.

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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.

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Sunnyside board decision on leader's contract pending

The Sunnyside Governing Board remained behind closed doors late Monday in a marathon executive session to consider buying out the contract of controversial Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo.

June 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Isquierdo reverses course, tells Sunnyside board he does not want buyout

A week and a half after asking the governing board to buy out his contract, Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo said at a meeting he wants to keep the district moving forward and does not want a buyout.

May 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sunnyside superintendent tells board he does not want contract buy out

Sunnyside superintendent tells board he does not want contract buy out

A week and a half after asking the governing board to buy out his contract, Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo, said at a meeting he wants to keep the district moving forward and does not want a buy out. 

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Tucson park to be renamed for slain soldier

Tucson park to be renamed for slain soldier

A park on Tucson’s south side will be renamed to honor Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, who died after being wounded in an attack in Afghanistan.

May 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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New effort under way to rename park for fallen Tucson soldier

New effort under way to rename park for fallen Tucson soldier

Marcos E. Moreno is on a mission to create a lasting tribute to a fellow soldier he never met.

May 22, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

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Sunnyside district recall election today

Sunnyside district recall election today

The Pima County Elections Department has begun counting ballots in the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board recall election. 

May 20, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Sunnyside offering summer food service

Sunnyside offering summer food service

The Sunnyside Unified School District is offering free breakfast and lunch over the summer to all children 18 years old and younger.

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High school graduations kick into high gear this week

High school graduations kick into high gear this week

Most high school graduation ceremonies are kicking off in Tucson this week. Salpointe Catholic High School students donned their caps and gowns on Saturday. Here’s the schedule for the other area school districts:

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How voters view superintendent key to Sunnyside recall election

How voters view superintendent key to Sunnyside recall election

A central issue in the May 20 recall election of two Sunnyside school board members is the state of the district under Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo’s leadership.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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For school nurses, blood, vomit and lice are all in a day's work

For school nurses, blood, vomit and lice are all in a day's work

“Nurse Sonya,” as Sonya Vasconcellos calls herself, has 692 patients.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County JTED hires TUSD, Sunnyside educators

Pima County JTED hires TUSD, Sunnyside educators

The Pima County Joint Technical Education District has hired a new assistant director of central campuses and a central campus counselor to fill vacancies created by recent promotions and retirements.

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TUSD appoints new principals

TUSD appoints new principals

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

April 20, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

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Education notes

Sunnyside OKs bids for Chaparral remodel

March 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
3 running against 2 incumbents in Sunnyside recall election

3 running against 2 incumbents in Sunnyside recall election

Two incumbents will defend their seats against three challengers in the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board recall election in May.

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Waterline break forces early release for Desert View students

A waterline break outside of Desert View High School is forcing an early release for students at the south side campus.

March 21, 2014 10:45 amLoading…

Sunnyside kicks off new digital literacy effort

The Sunnyside Unified School District is kicking off a new campaign for fourth- and fifth-graders that blends literacy and technology.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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