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Tucson Unified School District

TUSD plan would put middle-schoolers at Sabino

TUSD plan would put middle-schoolers at Sabino

High school would serve grades seven through 12 under TUSD proposal.

January 25, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Federal judge rejects TUSD magnet plan

Federal judge rejects TUSD magnet plan

TUSD has four months to submit a revised magnet plan. 

January 22, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
TUSD board rejects internal auditor proposal

TUSD board rejects internal auditor proposal

Position would have guarded against noncompliance, theft, inefficient practices, other unfavorable circumstances.

January 21, 2015 4:00 pm Photos

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Tucson offers help filling closed schools

Tucson offers help filling closed schools

City hopes incentives could fill empty TUSD schools.

January 18, 2015 8:00 pm Photos

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Ducey budget cut hits education, local governments, drivers

Ducey budget cut hits education, local governments, drivers

Cuts to universities total $75 million, including $21.6 million reduction at UA.

January 16, 2015 10:00 pmLoading…
Steller: Council transcript from the future

Steller: Council transcript from the future

How the HomeGoods debate might play out. Also, State of the State irony.

January 15, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Tucson schools host Korean exchange students

Tucson schools host Korean exchange students

The Korean students will shadow their Tucson "ambassadors" in school. 

January 13, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD teens in federal court over Arizona's ethnic studies ban

TUSD teens in federal court over Arizona's ethnic studies ban

Appeals court looks into intent of state law that disallows classes.

January 12, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Ethnic Studies supporters to ask Court of Appeals to overturn Arizona law. 

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TUSD, Mayor's office hits pavement to reach dropouts

TUSD, Mayor's office hits pavement to reach dropouts

Effort encourages hundreds of students to return to school.

January 09, 2015 2:00 pm Photos

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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…
Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

TUSD superintendent meets with Arizona's new schools chief, leaves upbeat.

January 07, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

District will appeal ethnic studies ruling if necessary, Sanchez says.

January 06, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Education Notes: Grijalva, Hicks to be sworn in

Education Notes: Grijalva, Hicks to be sworn in

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

January 05, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Huppenthal says TUSD's cultural courses are illegal

Huppenthal says TUSD's cultural courses are illegal

TUSD may lose $14 million if courses are not brought into compliance.

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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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Education Notes: Sunnyside school wins $5K grant

Education Notes: Sunnyside school wins $5K grant

Educations news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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Twentysomethings aim to improve their barrio from within

Twentysomethings aim to improve their barrio from within

Flowers & Bullets raises animals, plants community gardens and organizes events.

December 28, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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TUSD technology chief resigns

TUSD technology chief resigns

The position is filled in the interim by Scott Morrison, director of project management. 

December 28, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

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