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Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

March 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Education secretary visits Sunnyside, TUSD

Education secretary visits Sunnyside, TUSD

When U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan boarded a TUSD school bus Wednesday morning, he had no idea he’d be sitting next to someone who might be the country’s first female president of the United States.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Unified settles lawsuit for $180,000

TUSD has agreed to pay a former school psychologist $180,000 to settle a claim that she was retaliated against for advocating for students with disabilities.

September 07, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

2 Tucson groups benefit from federal education grants

Two Tucson groups and a third from southern Arizona have been awarded federal funds to help students make healthier choices.

August 01, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Arizona seeks ‘No Child Left Behind’ waiver

PHOENIX  — State officials submitted a request to the federal government seeking relief from some of the demands under the No Child Left Behind Act that has guided schools for the past decade.

March 02, 2012 8:33 amLoading…

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