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TUSD board to vote on sale of former school site

TUSD board to vote on sale of former school site

TUSD is considering a $1.1 million sale of Fort Lowell Elementary School. 

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TUSD's Sanchez up for bonus today

TUSD's Sanchez up for bonus today

TUSD's superintendent could receive a bonus of $12,000-plus for achievement initiatives. 

June 17, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

It's time for TUSD to accept the inevitable

No question: Even the whiff of a hint that a public school might be closed provokes strong emotions.

June 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD names new multicultural curriculum director

TUSD names new multicultural curriculum director

Desiree Cueto has been named TUSD's new multicultural curriculum director. 

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TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

The Tucson Unified School District is taking a step toward the purchase of $1.7 million in software that will replace many of its paper-driven systems.

May 27, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
TUSD to pay $500,000 to lawyers in desegregation suit, rejects claim for $2.2 million

TUSD to pay $500,000 to lawyers in desegregation suit, rejects claim for $2.2 million

The Tucson Unified School District board voted to pay $500,000 to the plaintiff’s attorneys in the decades-old desegregation case against the district Tuesday night, but vowed to continue fighting what it calls excessive legal fees.

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TUSD efficiency audit says more schools may need to be closed

The days of school closures may not be behind Tucson’s largest school district after an efficiency audit found 14,000 empty seats.

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TUSD to consider selling closed school site to Tucson homebuilder

TUSD to consider selling closed school site to Tucson homebuilder

The Tucson Unified School District is hoping the third time will be a charm when it comes to the sale of the now-closed Wrightstown Elementary School site.

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TUSD promises smaller classes

TUSD promises smaller classes

The Tucson Unified School District will spend $4.4 million to reduce class sizes for the upcoming school year in hopes of improving achievement for existing students and luring back those who have left.

May 02, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Principal let go by TUSD to head Marana school

Principal let go by TUSD to head Marana school

It has only been a month since the TUSD Governing Board voted not to renew the contract of Catalina Magnet High School Principal Rex Scott, but the longtime educator has already found another home for the upcoming school year.

April 25, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…
TUSD leases space to preschool for children in poverty

TUSD leases space to preschool for children in poverty

The Tucson Unified School District will lease unused space to an organization that will provide a preschool for children in poverty on the southwest side.

April 21, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school conversions.

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TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

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Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Master keys at nearly every campus within the Tucson Unified School District have been lost or stolen, creating a significant problem, TUSD officials have acknowledged.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Magnet school compound TUSD integration woes, consultant says

The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expert last year to do exactly that.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
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.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

TUSD works to address growth at Rincon, University High

In an effort to address a growth in student enrollment at Rincon/University High School, the Tucson Unified School District will be installing portable classrooms on the midtown campus.

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Education notes

Sunnyside OKs bids for Chaparral remodel

March 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD adds transgendered to its non-discrimination policy

The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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