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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.

March 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD superintendent's failure to disclose link erodes confidence

The honeymoon in TUSD never lasts long and it is officially over thanks to the new superintendent’s failure to disclose his connection to a strategic planning firm he has hired for $92,500 to do work in the district.

February 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Make your AZ tax credit donations by Dec. 31

The glitz and ho-ho-ho-ness of the holiday season are still underway, but we shouldn’t overlook the height of the charitable tax-credit giving season. It’s not the kind of thing you put up a tree or light a candle for, probably, and it doesn’t involve any sweaters so hideous they’re wonderfu…

December 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Deseg plan shouldn't punish today's Tucson Unified students

The Tucson Unified School District has lived under a federal desegregation court order for nearly 40 years.

November 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD could use some stability in its leadership

The Tucson Unified School District has burned through five superintendents over the past 10 years. Administrative serial monogamy like this creates instability for the people it is intended to serve - children - and the constant state of flux erodes confidence in an organization of tremendou…

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
10 schools in TUSD proposed for closure

10 schools in TUSD proposed for closure

The Tucson Unified School District will discuss the possible closure of up to 10 schools tonight to help it deal with a projected $17 million deficit.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
Candidate bio: Robert Medler

Candidate bio: Robert Medler

Robert Medler

September 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Candidate bio: Robert Medler

Candidate bio: Robert Medler

• Office: Tucson Unified School District Governing Board 

September 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Pedicone donates his bonus to educational foundation

TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone will donate his $35,000 bonus to the Educational Enrichment Foundation.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Blending cultures and mastering the new technologies

Arizona will be a remarkable example of the successful blending of diverse cultures - including the strength of our state's Hispanic heritage - with the innovation and insights that result from the infusion of ideas born from growth, development and education. Arizona will be characterized a…

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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