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Fresh start for Sunnyside, new superintendent says

Fresh start for Sunnyside, new superintendent says

Steve Holmes' familiarity with the school district helped him win the top spot.

March 27, 2015 7:52 pmLoading…
New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

Diane Douglas, however, says she will work with the district to to achieve compliance in its culturally relevant classes.

January 08, 2015 1:00 pmLoading…
State schools chief: TUSD classes violate state law

State schools chief: TUSD classes violate state law

Tucson district's culturally relevant classes called out of compliance with state law.

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Sunnyside selects firm to search for new superintendent

Sunnyside selects firm to search for new superintendent

School district's search consultants to be paid $21,900 plus costs.

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TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

First real pay raise in years will mean additional $500 per year. 

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State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

Probe comes after heated exchange involving Pueblo Principal Augustine Romero.

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Secretary of state, school jobs up in the air

Secretary of state, school jobs up in the air

GOP's Reagan has early elections post lead; education race tight.

November 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education Notes

Education Notes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

October 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Commission: Huppenthal video was campaign-related

Commission: Huppenthal video was campaign-related

Likely will face a fine only for election violation.

October 16, 2014 1:33 pm Photos

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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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Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

Arizona schools chief loses bid for second term

John Huppenthal falls in the GOP primary; plus other state race results.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Huppenthal falls in race for Arizona schools chief

Huppenthal falls in race for Arizona schools chief

Huppenthal trailed by a 3-2 margin with more than half the votes counted.

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TUSD's Sanchez addresses critical comments on automotive programs

TUSD's Sanchez addresses critical comments on automotive programs

Sanchez shares appreciation for TUSD's automotive programs despite his previous public comments. 

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State senator found dead on ranch

State senator found dead on ranch

Chester Crandell had gone horse riding Monday morning in Heber.

August 04, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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Education notes: Sahuarita superintendent honored for leadership

Education notes: Sahuarita superintendent honored for leadership

Weekly roundup of education briefs. 

August 03, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
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…
TUSD communications director resigns

TUSD communications director resigns

Nearly three years in, director says she will pursue other opportunities. 

July 17, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Tucson High's new principal served as superintendent of an Indiana school district. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Grijalva's mother-in-law hired as TUSD principal

Grijalva's mother-in-law hired as TUSD principal

TUSD superintendent stands behind the hire and Grijalva's decision to withhold information.

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Street Smarts: Road name a retirement present to county employee

Street Smarts: Road name a retirement present to county employee

Lester Shannon was born to William D. and Annie (Holland) Shannon on Sept. 24, 1891, in Eastland, Texas. His father worked as a mechanic at the local brickyard, and his mother tended to the home.

July 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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