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4 local campuses named A+ Schools of Excellence

4 local campuses named A+ Schools of Excellence

The winning schools represent Sahuarita, Catalina Foothills and Flowing Wells school districts. 

March 30, 2015 10:15 am Photos

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Sunnyside event celebrates district's digital efforts

Sunnyside event celebrates district's digital efforts

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

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Fresh start for Sunnyside, new superintendent says

Fresh start for Sunnyside, new superintendent says

Steve Holmes' familiarity with the school district helped him win the top spot.

March 27, 2015 7:52 pmLoading…
Sahuaro High School to host Festival of Arts

Sahuaro High School to host Festival of Arts

The event is Saturday and is open to the public. 

March 27, 2015 2:45 pmLoading…
Holmes named Sunnyside School District superintendent

Holmes named Sunnyside School District superintendent

Holmes, a Sunnyside alum, was up against Manny Valenzuela for the district’s top job.

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Sahuarita leader looks to move to Sunnyside

Sahuarita leader looks to move to Sunnyside

Sahuarita superintendent Manuel Valenzuela a finalist to move over to Sunnyside.

March 26, 2015 9:30 pm Photos

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Sunnyside finalist says district problems can be fixed

Sunnyside finalist says district problems can be fixed

Holmes vows to stick with Sunnyside for the long haul if selected.

March 25, 2015 8:30 pm Photos

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Lawmakers scrutinize TUSD's spending of desegregation funds

Lawmakers scrutinize TUSD's spending of desegregation funds

Amid hints of misuse, legislators seek to audit district's use of $64M.

March 24, 2015 7:32 pm Photos

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CDO wins academic honor

CDO wins academic honor

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

March 23, 2015 7:19 pmLoading…
6 Oro Valley teens to attend leadership program

6 Oro Valley teens to attend leadership program

Students to attend the Spirit of American Youth Leadership program in April.

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Abbie School to host open house

Abbie School to host open house

Prospective families are invited to the Abbie School Friday to visit classrooms and meet teachers Friday.

March 22, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
St. Michael's to host open house

St. Michael's to host open house

St. Michael’s School will host a middle school open house for prospective parents and students Wednesday.

March 22, 2015 3:30 pmLoading…
St. Joseph's now registering students for upcoming school year

St. Joseph's now registering students for upcoming school year

St. Joseph Catholic School is now registering students in all grades from Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade.

March 22, 2015 3:00 pmLoading…
TUSD seeks volunteers to help fix up Lineweaver

TUSD seeks volunteers to help fix up Lineweaver

The Tucson Unified School District is seeking volunteers to help spruce up Lineweaver Elementary School on Saturday.

March 22, 2015 2:30 pmLoading…
Pueblo High School Warrior Foundation seeks hall of fame nominations

Pueblo High School Warrior Foundation seeks hall of fame nominations

The Pueblo High School Warrior Foundation is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame.

March 22, 2015 2:00 pmLoading…
Sonoran Science Academy wins national art competition

Sonoran Science Academy wins national art competition

A Sonoran Science Academy-Tucson student was named the grand prize winner of a national student art competition, earning a trip to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.

March 22, 2015 1:45 pmLoading…
TUSD recognized for music education achievements

TUSD recognized for music education achievements

The Tucson Unified School District is being recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education.

March 22, 2015 1:00 pmLoading…
CDO wins academic decathlon honor

CDO wins academic decathlon honor

The Canyon del Oro High School Academic Decathlon team earned its fifth championship win at the Arizona Academic Decathlon competition earlier this month.

March 22, 2015 12:30 pmLoading…
Tucson teen's artwork takes 1st in national contest

Tucson teen's artwork takes 1st in national contest

The Sonoran Science Academy-Tucson senior won the Picture Freedom contest.

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TUSD named Best Community for Music Education

TUSD named Best Community for Music Education

The honor comes from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

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Free college fair Sunday for Tucson high-schoolers

Free college fair Sunday for Tucson high-schoolers

More than 100 colleges will participate in the event. 

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2 TUSD high schools host clean up efforts

2 TUSD high schools host clean up efforts

Volunteers sought for events at Sahuaro and Rincon high schools.

March 18, 2015 2:00 pmLoading…
Arizona teacher qualifications now available online

Arizona teacher qualifications now available online

Parents can view teacher qualifications, disciplinary history. 

March 17, 2015 1:00 pmLoading…
Tanque Verde district superintendent resigns

Tanque Verde district superintendent resigns

The superintendent is resigning to be closer to his family. 

March 17, 2015 12:30 pmLoading…
TUSD seeks volunteers to spruce up Lineweaver School

TUSD seeks volunteers to spruce up Lineweaver School

TUSD administrators will take part in the clean-up effort. 

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Tucson Country Day to host open house

Tucson Country Day to host open house

Tucson Country Day School is holding an Open House for the public March 24 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.

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TUSD gets donation for STEM initiative

TUSD gets donation for STEM initiative

The Tucson Unified School District received a $21,000 donation to help grow its science, technology, engineering and math initiative.

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Marana schools now registering for kindergarten

Marana schools now registering for kindergarten

The Marana Unified School District is now registering students for full-day kindergarten for the upcoming school year.

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Buena senior wins national Shakespeare contest

Buena senior wins national Shakespeare contest

A Buena High School senior was named the winner of the 30th annual High School Shakespeare competition.

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Schools can win more than $13,000 in brass instruments

Schools can win more than $13,000 in brass instruments

A Tucson music store is giving Southern Arizona middle schools the chance to win more than $13,000 in brass instruments.

March 15, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Sunnyside board OKs immigration resolution

Sunnyside board OKs immigration resolution

The Sunnyside School District Governing Board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday in support of executive action on immigration reform.

March 15, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Federal legislation could hurt TUSD, Grijalva warns

Federal legislation could hurt TUSD, Grijalva warns

Republican proposal rolls back civil rights protections, he says.

March 13, 2015 7:35 pmLoading…

Panel: Common Core fight is politically motivated

Local experts tackle misconceptions about the education plan.

March 13, 2015 7:19 pmLoading…
So. AZ schools have chance to win musical instruments

So. AZ schools have chance to win musical instruments

A Tucson musical instrument store is coordinating the Facebook giveaway. 

March 13, 2015 5:15 pmLoading…
TUSD will pay $355,000, settle two injury suits

TUSD will pay $355,000, settle two injury suits

Lawsuits allege unsafe conditions at two schools led to serious injuries.

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Cell tower deals approved for 3 TUSD schools

Cell tower deals approved for 3 TUSD schools

The leases will generate $19,000 each for TUSD.

March 11, 2015 2:15 pmLoading…
Cause of TUSD bus fire still under investigation

Cause of TUSD bus fire still under investigation

Eleven school buses remain parked. 

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Parents help scuttle deal on cell towers at school

Parents help scuttle deal on cell towers at school

TUSD school rebuffs cellphone towers and funds, citing health concerns. 

March 08, 2015 7:54 pm Photos

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Future Innovators on display this week

Future Innovators on display this week

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

March 08, 2015 7:17 pm Photos

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Marana High School places at Pit Crew Challenge

Marana High School places at Pit Crew Challenge

Marana High School automotive pit crew team placed first in the 23rd annual Arizona High School Pit Crew Challenge.

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School open house events in Tucson this week

School open house events in Tucson this week

Desert Springs Academy is holding an open house event Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

March 08, 2015 5:30 pmLoading…
Sahuarita Unified School Distric leader certified

Sahuarita Unified School Distric leader certified

The leader of Sahuarita Unified School District has earned his national superintendent certification.

March 08, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
School to host constellations and consumables event

School to host constellations and consumables event

Green Fields Country Day School is holding a Star Party and Food Truck Roundup Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

March 08, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…
Sunnyside middle school recognized for AVID program

Sunnyside middle school recognized for AVID program

A Sunnyside middle school is being lauded for its efforts to prepare students for college.

March 08, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Future Innovators on display this week

Future Innovators on display this week

Tucson-area families are invited to Cox Communication’s Future Innovators Night Wednesday.

March 08, 2015 3:45 pmLoading…
Future Innovators event to offer family science fun

Future Innovators event to offer family science fun

The event is free and open to the public. 

March 06, 2015 4:40 pmLoading…
30th annual High School Shakespeare competition Saturday

30th annual High School Shakespeare competition Saturday

Southern Arizona students will deliver 20-line monologues from Shakespeare plays.

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School, business leaders join to oppose education cuts

School, business leaders join to oppose education cuts

Proposed reductions would devastate schools, JTED, education and business leaders say.

March 05, 2015 10:00 pm Photos

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Marana High crew takes 1st in automotive challenge

Marana High crew takes 1st in automotive challenge

The Marana team went up against 500-plus students from across the state. 

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Sahuarita schools leader earns national superintendent certification

Sahuarita schools leader earns national superintendent certification

Manny Valenzuela was recognized by the American Association of School Administrators.

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