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Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Five Pima County schools are at risk of being labeled failing. 

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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

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First day of TUSD classes is in the books

First day of TUSD classes is in the books

A new school year begins for 47,000 students.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kicks off back-to-school season for the Tucson area.

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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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Education notes

Education notes

16 students named Nat’l Merit Scholars

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Education notes

Education notes

7 Tucson-area schools share tech grants

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7 Tucson schools share tech grants

7 Tucson schools share tech grants

Seven Tucson-area schools will receive more than $31,000 in grants to fund innovative technology projects.

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7 Tucson schools earn technology grants

7 Tucson schools earn technology grants

Seven Tucson-area schools will receive more than $31,000 in grants to fund innovative technology projects.

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More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding school districts instead.

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For TUSD, turn-about a fair response to student defections

For years, local school districts have made no secret of their efforts to lure students away from Tucson’s largest district. Now, it’s the Tucson Unified School District’s turn.

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Districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Kevin Abbott-Spitzer greets students as they file in for seventh-grade social studies at Rincon Vista Middle School in the Vail School District, which wants to convert Rincon Vista and two other schools into charters. Vail converted two schools earlier.

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Districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Stephanie Abeyta works with her seventh-grade language arts students during the first session of the day at Rincon Vista Middle School.

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Tucson-area districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Tucson-area districts increasingly move to convert schools to charters

Arizona has seen an unprecedented surge in school districts wanting to convert some of their schools to charters, raising concerns over whether districts are unfairly using the law just to generate more money.

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Tanque Verde looks at turning elementary school into charter

The Tanque Verde Unified School District is considering the possibility of changing one of its elementary school into a charter school.

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It'll be a week of pomp and circumstance in Tucson area

Most high school graduations in Tucson are this week. Flowing Wells High School students donned their caps and gowns Wednesday. Here's the schedule for the other area school districts:

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Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Tim Shute, superintendent for Lloyd Construction Co. Inc., in a partially demolished classroom. The former home of the original Tanque Verde Elementary School and of the Lew Sorensen Educational Resource Center is being torn down to make way for the new Emily Gray Junior High School.

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Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Dedric Torrio of Catclaw Contractors, right, watches a wall get taken down. View a video of the building facade being torn down last week in the online version of this story at azstarnet.com/east

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Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Emily Gray Junior High to get its own campus

Construction is set to begin on what will be the new home of Emily Gray Junior High School in the Tanque Verde Unified School District.

November 04, 2010 12:00 am Video Photos

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