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National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

Says profiteering is also harmful to the state's educational system.

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TUSD Board candidate captures sign theft on camera

TUSD Board candidate captures sign theft on camera

Grijalva offers $500 reward to anyone who can identify the person.

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TUSD prepping for Ebola "just in case"

TUSD prepping for Ebola "just in case"

TUSD health staff members are being trained to ask specific screening questions.

October 27, 2014 2:15 pmLoading…
Education Notes

Education Notes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

October 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
2 groups mobilizing Tucson teachers to vote

2 groups mobilizing Tucson teachers to vote

TUSD targeted as educators say they're less likely to go to polls.

October 26, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Catalina Foothills teachers praised by education groups

Catalina Foothills teachers praised by education groups

A chemistry teacher and a social studies teacher were given awards. 

October 26, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Charter school organization lauds Pima Prevention Partnership superintendent

Charter school organization lauds Pima Prevention Partnership superintendent

The superintendent was recognized with an award from the organization.

October 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Department of Justice joins TUSD in SRO fight

Department of Justice joins TUSD in SRO fight

TUSD will not revisit the SRO issue until the City makes a move. 

October 24, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Cox Communications, its leader honored by education foundation

Cox Communications, its leader honored by education foundation

Hundreds turn out at luncheon, donate nearly $16,000.

October 23, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
TUSD candidates talk about stressed students, testing

TUSD candidates talk about stressed students, testing

Immigration and school resource officers also discussed.

October 21, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
TUSD Governing Board candidate forum tonight

TUSD Governing Board candidate forum tonight

TUSD Governing Board candidates to take community questions at forum tonight.

October 20, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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TUSD's Davidson gets new principal

TUSD's Davidson gets new principal

The principal appointed will be coming to Tucson from Oregon. 

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Fundraiser to benefit Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation

Fundraiser to benefit Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation

Event will feature music, organizations, school clubs and sports teams, and food. 

October 16, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
TUSD vote could kill cops-in-schools grant

TUSD vote could kill cops-in-schools grant

Board insists students not be asked about their citizenship.

October 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
TUSD officials gain optimism about finances

TUSD officials gain optimism about finances

Forecast of a possible $15 million deficit suddenly not so dire.

October 14, 2014 10:30 pmLoading…
TUSD meeting to address solar panel plans

TUSD meeting to address solar panel plans

Discussion will include overview of the project, benefits, and school design plans.

October 14, 2014 2:15 pmLoading…
Vail educator up for Teacher of the Year

Vail educator up for Teacher of the Year

The Andrada Polytechnic High teacher is one of five in the running.

October 14, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…
Internal TUSD documents question Sanchez's financial moves

Internal TUSD documents question Sanchez's financial moves

Emails show TUSD finance experts' frustration over costly decisions. 

October 13, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
TUSD, Pima host Parent University event

TUSD, Pima host Parent University event

The event will inform K-12 students, parents about pathways to college.

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Education notes: University High hosts career open house

Education notes: University High hosts career open house

Education briefs from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

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Catalina Foundation inducts five to Hall of Fame

Catalina Foundation inducts five to Hall of Fame

The Catalina High School Foundation will induct five people to its Hall of Fame.

October 12, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Rincon Foundation inducts three into Hall of Fame

Rincon Foundation inducts three into Hall of Fame

Rincon Foundation will induct three people to its 2014 Hall of Fame Saturday.

October 12, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
University High to host open house Friday

University High to host open house Friday

Open house will help guide students as they choose their paths.

October 12, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Education notes: 2 named Blue Ribbon schools

Education notes: 2 named Blue Ribbon schools

Weekly education-related briefs.

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500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

Volunteers work with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

October 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Open house at Green Fields Country Day School

Open house at Green Fields Country Day School

Information on school programs and campus tours will be available.

October 05, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Science and engineering fair group challenges K-12 students

Science and engineering fair group challenges K-12 students

Students are encouraged to complete a science or engineering project.

October 05, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Newspaper group lauds Gregory School publication

Newspaper group lauds Gregory School publication

Gregory School's publication won first place in group's 2014 contest.

October 05, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Four on Daily Beast list of top high schools

Four on Daily Beast list of top high schools

Basis Oro Valley ranked seventh in The Daily Beast's list.

October 05, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

12 Pima County schools labeled failing by state

Five of them are in the TUSD and Sunnyside districts.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
TUSD board candidates weigh in on potential deficit

TUSD board candidates weigh in on potential deficit

Candidates also discuss Common Core and bilingual education.

September 30, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Dept. of Education awards grants to Arizona programs

Dept. of Education awards grants to Arizona programs

Marana Unified School District and Pima Prevention Partnership were awarded grants.

September 28, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Salpointe has new admissions director

Salpointe has new admissions director

New director will focus on recruitment, admission and retention.

September 28, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Marana special ed teacher recognized

Marana special ed teacher recognized

Paula Vinson received the Tucson Values Teachers/OfficeMax Teacher Excellence Award.

September 28, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
2 local students attend medical outreach program

2 local students attend medical outreach program

The program promotes the orthopedic surgery and engineering fields for young women.

September 28, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
JTED gets $20K technology grant

JTED gets $20K technology grant

The grant would help JTED incorporate additional technology.

September 28, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Bra strap flash has TUSD in a tizzy

Bra strap flash has TUSD in a tizzy

Protest opened doors to talks on feminism, sexism and objectifying women.

September 26, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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TUSD, Gregory School to host college fairs Tuesday

TUSD, Gregory School to host college fairs Tuesday

The college fairs are free and open to the public. 

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TUSD could face $15 million deficit next year

TUSD could face $15 million deficit next year

Projection is "worst case scenario"; district seeks solutions.

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TUSD looks at overhauling school calendar next year

TUSD looks at overhauling school calendar next year

Weeklong Thanksgiving break is possible. Aug. 10 start date off the table.

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Tucson teens get hands-on in surgical, engineering program

Tucson teens get hands-on in surgical, engineering program

Two from Palo Verde High were selected to participate in the program. 

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Marana educator earns Teacher Excellence Award

Marana educator earns Teacher Excellence Award

Paula Vinson was surprised with the award and $100 gift certificate Tuesday.

September 23, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Education notes

Education notes

32 from Sabino are named AP scholars.

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Vail high schools closed to open enrollment

Vail high schools closed to open enrollment

Vail School District closes open enrollment to incoming ninth-graders. 

September 22, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

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Vail teacher awarded Esperanza Latino Teacher Award

Vail teacher awarded Esperanza Latino Teacher Award

Margarito Casillas wins Chicano Por La Causa's Esperanza Latino Teacher Award.

September 21, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Sabino High School Foundation Hall of Fame

Sabino High School Foundation Hall of Fame

The foundation will induct 10 people and three championship teams.

September 21, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Tucson schools' civic engagement recognized

Tucson schools' civic engagement recognized

Two Tucson schools are being recognized for for promoting civic engagement.

September 21, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…
Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Pima County urges families to get tested after possible exposure to tuberculosis.

September 19, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Vail leader to be dunked in ice water; Amphi starts kindness challenge.

September 17, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

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