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Amphi High to host 18-hour drum-a-thon

Amphi High to host 18-hour drum-a-thon

The fundraiser will support the purchase of percussion equipment and travel expenses.

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Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

The deadline to apply is Jan. 2. 

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TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

Graduates include at least 14 recruited by TUSD to return to school.

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Deadline looming for school tax credit eligibility

Deadline looming for school tax credit eligibility

Dec. 31 deadline to make school tax credit contributions is approaching.

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Elks become elves for Christmas

Elks become elves for Christmas

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Gale Adopt-a-School project to be rescheduled.

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TUSD approves classroom credit for high school sports

TUSD approves classroom credit for high school sports

Students with demanding course loads now have alternative pathway to P.E. credit.

December 10, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD Governing Board also appointed a director of family and community outreach.

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Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Community members can get a preview of the Holiday Bowl performance at Marana High on Dec. 18. 

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TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

TUSD approves $4.4 million for teacher, staff raises

First real pay raise in years will mean additional $500 per year. 

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Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Arizona School Administrators recognizes Doug Wilson for leadership. 

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TUSD teachers, staff could receive pay raises

TUSD teachers, staff could receive pay raises

District considering $500 across-the-board raises for most employees.

December 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Gale Elementary next Adopt-A-School site

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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TEP to receive Spirit of Education award

TEP to receive Spirit of Education award

The company will be recognized for its volunteerism and corporate philanthropy across Southern Arizona. 

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Arizona education department to expand college access

Arizona education department to expand college access

The commitment was made as part of College Opportunity Day of Action in Washington, D.C.

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Amphi students to take virtual world field trip

Amphi students to take virtual world field trip

Copper Creek students will be able to talk with a diver who will be inside a tank in the Great Barrier Reef. 

December 07, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Literacy volunteers needed to help kids and adults

Literacy volunteers needed to help kids and adults

Literacy connects seeks volunteers to work with children, adults.

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State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

State reviews TUSD on Mexican American Studies

Probe comes after heated exchange involving Pueblo Principal Augustine Romero.

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Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

The fifth annual Weihnachtsmarkt is free and open to the public. 

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Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tucson teacher claims reprisals for criticizing Common Core

Tanque Verde instructor says he was removed from several state committees.

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Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Participants will learn about raising chickens, benefits that come with it.

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Basis student becomes Thousand-air on 'Millionaire' show

Basis student becomes Thousand-air on 'Millionaire' show

News from Tucson and Southern Arizona schools. 

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Four Palo Verde seniors participate in UA showcase

Four Palo Verde seniors participate in UA showcase

The four students were the only high school students to participate in the showcase.

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TUSD has three new directors

TUSD has three new directors

The governing board appointed three new directors for the district on Nov. 18. 

November 30, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Basis Schools open enrollment starts Monday

Basis Schools open enrollment starts Monday

The open enrollment period runs through Dec. 19.

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Foundation sells holiday cards to support TUSD

Foundation sells holiday cards to support TUSD

The cards were designed by a fourth-grader at Sewell Elementary School.

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Betterton gets Rodel recognition for challenging kids

Betterton gets Rodel recognition for challenging kids

Elvira Elementary teacher takes kindergarteners to the next level. 

November 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Skills handed down put Maxwell on Rodel fast track

Skills handed down put Maxwell on Rodel fast track

Collaboration is key to success for Laguna Elementary School teacher. 

November 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Outreach to kids, parents make Robles a Rodel winner

Outreach to kids, parents make Robles a Rodel winner

Cavett Elementary School teacher's lessons extend beyond the classroom. 

November 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Teen appeared on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire's Whiz Kid edition. 

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Failing Baboquivari schools make gains despite challenges

Failing Baboquivari schools make gains despite challenges

Struggling Sells school district works to close achievement gap.

November 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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3 Tucson educators named Rodel finalists

3 Tucson educators named Rodel finalists

Honorees show high level of student achievement in high-need schools. 

November 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Four Palo Verde High seniors participated in the University of Arizona Showcase.

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Indian Oasis

Indian Oasis

A teacher in the Indian Oasis Elementary School in the Baboquivari District works with her first-grade students.

November 25, 2014 7:32 pm
Baboquivari students

Baboquivari students

A Baboquivari High School student uses a touch screen during science class — one of the improvement efforts in the school district.

November 25, 2014 7:29 pm
Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Educational Enrichment Foundation holiday cards on sale now. 

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Local companies help kids explore career options

Local companies help kids explore career options

TUSD students gain knowledge, opportunity from biotech pipeline project. 

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Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High has a shot at a share of $2 million in technology.

November 23, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year.

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Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

The lodge has participated in the Dictionary Project for 11 years. 

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Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Ten schools competed in the division. 

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Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Both high schools launched turnaround initiatives in 2011.

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TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD Governing Board approves hirings of three new directors. 

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TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year to lease space. 

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Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo Elementary harvest to be delivered to school lunch trays.

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TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

Governing Board decides to spend $4.7 million on raises.

November 19, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

The students hail from Tucson and University high schools; teacher representing Pueblo. 

November 19, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

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Profane public shouting match puts Pueblo principal under fire

Profane public shouting match puts Pueblo principal under fire

A discussion over Mexican American Studies and accountability fueled the argument. 

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Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Kristel Milligan was recognized by the Arizona Health and Physical Education Association.

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