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Tucson Schools

Tucson Unified finally ends cycle of teacher layoffs

Spring in the Tucson Unified School District looks to be different this year — the new superintendent has canceled the damaging tradition of telling scores of teachers, librarians and school counselors that they don’t have a job for the next school year.

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Sole finalist named for TUSD top post

Sole finalist named for TUSD top post

Tucson Unified School District named only one finalist for superintendent.

June 11, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Outsource option gets brush-off from TUSD

Despite facing a $17 million district budget deficit, the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday night against exploring the possibility of outsourcing various functions.

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Teens learn how to tap C-SPAN resources

Teens learn how to tap C-SPAN resources

Desert View High School student Danya Valle, 16, checks out some of the technology on C-SPAN's recreational vehicle. C-SPAN has high-tech resources available for class projects.

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Teens learn how to tap C-SPAN resources

Teens learn how to tap C-SPAN resources

Few of the students who stepped inside C-SPAN's ultra-high-tech recreational vehicle Monday had more than a vague idea of what C-SPAN is, but when they walked out, they were abuzz.

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Student leaders explore ways to have healthy, fun lifestyles

Student leaders explore ways to have healthy, fun lifestyles

Tucson-area middle school students worked up a sweat Thursday while learning about the importance of nutrition, physical activity and tobacco prevention.

March 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Student leaders explore ways to have healthy, fun lifestyles

Student leaders explore ways to have healthy, fun lifestyles

Desert View High School student Anthony Alameda, center in white shirt, works with middle school students on the basketball court during a wellness summit. The event, involving about 150 students, was held Thursday at the Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way.

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University of Arizona stacks up well on national college score card

The White House's new scoring system for the cost of going to college shows great disparities among Tucson-area schools, although some are questioning the accuracy of the data.

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Local tutors sought for reading, writing

January 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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Mindy Blake leaves KOLD for Amphi

December 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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World Teachers' Day honors local pair

October 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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Tanque Verde override topic of two meetings

October 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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10 Sunnyside schools will have later start

September 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Foundation aids 16 groups that help S. Ariz. kids

Sixteen Southern Arizona organizations and schools have been awarded grants from the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sex offender attempts to volunteer at eastside Tucson school

Police presence in the Bloom Elementary neighborhood has increased after a registered sex offender went onto campus and attempted to volunteer at the east-side school.

August 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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10 students awarded Rotary scholarships

August 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Area AIMS scores about level with 2011

Area AIMS scores about level with 2011

A slight improvement in AIMS scores was seen this year across the state in all subject matters, according to test results made public Thursday.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scores on AIMS, school grades set for release today

Reports on how well Arizona schools performed last school year are due out today.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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CDO seniors heading to US culinary event

July 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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TUSD board meeting rescheduled to July 2

June 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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