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Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Five Pima County schools are at risk of being labeled failing. 

August 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

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CD2, LD14 debates to be Thursday at Empire High

CD2, LD14 debates to be Thursday at Empire High

Vail students have organized debates for CD2 and LD14 on Thursday night.

August 04, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…
First day of TUSD classes is in the books

First day of TUSD classes is in the books

A new school year begins for 47,000 students.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kicks off back-to-school season for the Tucson area.

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Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Vail receives high honor for ‘Beyond Textbooks’

Curriculum program recognized by the Center for Digital Education.

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Vail's Beyond Textbooks earns national praise

Vail's Beyond Textbooks earns national praise

Beyond Textbooks allows teachers to share lesson plans, resources and ideas.

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Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Top priorities: building schools, replacing buses and outdated equipment, and addressing repairs.

June 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Education notes

Education notes

16 students named Nat’l Merit Scholars

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Supervisors' vote boosts plan to improve Colossal Cave Road

The Colossal Cave Road project received a boon last week when the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to combine two impact-fee areas southeast of Tucson.

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Education notes

Education notes

7 Tucson-area schools share tech grants

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7 Tucson schools share tech grants

7 Tucson schools share tech grants

Seven Tucson-area schools will receive more than $31,000 in grants to fund innovative technology projects.

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Investigation ongoing in wreck that injured 6 Tucson teens

Investigation ongoing in wreck that injured 6 Tucson teens

The investigation is ongoing into the Wednesday night car wreck that injured six teenagers.

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7 Tucson schools earn technology grants

7 Tucson schools earn technology grants

Seven Tucson-area schools will receive more than $31,000 in grants to fund innovative technology projects.

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Sunnyside offering summer food service

Sunnyside offering summer food service

The Sunnyside Unified School District is offering free breakfast and lunch over the summer to all children 18 years old and younger.

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Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Former Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman stopped by the Tucson Unified School District on Tuesday with a gift for TUSD kindergartners.

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Vail employee wins crossing guard of the year

Vail employee wins crossing guard of the year

After manning the corner of Esmond Loop and Stonehaven Way, on Tucson’s southeast side, for more than a year, Petra Wilcox will don a new orange safety vest, customized with the words “#1 2014 X-ing Guard,” when she guides children to and from Desert Willow Elementary School.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Raytheon awards $37,000 to Vail schools

Raytheon awards $37,000 to Vail schools

Two campuses in the Vail School District have been awarded a $37,000 scholarship to help teach engineering concepts and practices.

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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.

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