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Gale Elementary student wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Contest

Gale Elementary student wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Contest

The 7-year-old's artwork will be featured on a postage stamp.

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TUSD seeks to fill opening on volunteer committee

TUSD seeks to fill opening on volunteer committee

Vacancy follows the committee chair's resignation, citing "slanderous remarks" by TUSD superintendent.

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Overnight closures set for Fourth Avenue underpass

Overnight closures set for Fourth Avenue underpass

The closure will affect southbound vehicles only. 

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New TUSD program gives biotech students leg up

New TUSD program gives biotech students leg up

TUSD students to help create biotech pipeline between schools, businesses.

August 18, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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TUSD disputes judge's charge it's less cooperative

TUSD disputes judge's charge it's less cooperative

Judge denies TUSD's request to remove district criticism from court records. 

August 17, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Education Notes: Invent an app

Education Notes: Invent an app

Roundup of Tucson-area education news. 

August 17, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
TUSD board appoints 3 to administrative roles

TUSD board appoints 3 to administrative roles

Positions filled in exceptional education and student placement and community outreach. 

August 15, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Sunnyside may scrap busing for non-district students

Sunnyside may scrap busing for non-district students

Busing out-of-district students not cost effective.

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TUSD would move Dodge, add students

TUSD would move Dodge, add students

TUSD Governing Board approves boundary changes in an effort to integrate schools. 

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Grant to fund school resource officers for TUSD

Grant to fund school resource officers for TUSD

TUSD will have eight Tucson Police officers on campuses by early September.

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St. Gregory College Preparatory School gets new name

St. Gregory College Preparatory School gets new name

The independent school will now be known as The Gregory School.

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TUSD resolution calls for more holistic accountability system

TUSD resolution calls for more holistic accountability system

Resolution: Standardized testing has taken focus away from developing the “whole child.”

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Prescott College move to Menlo Park on hold

Prescott College move to Menlo Park on hold

Prescott College seeks to partner with TUSD to offer dual-enrollment courses.

August 11, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Education Notes: More school supplies needed

Education Notes: More school supplies needed

Roundup of Tucson-area education news. 

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9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

14 percent earned D's compared with 11 percent of public schools. 

August 08, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
School supply drive seeks to support teachers

School supply drive seeks to support teachers

Drop off supplies at Southern Arizona Walgreens, Wendy’s and Cox Communications locations.

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Verizon looks to youth for problem-solving apps

Verizon looks to youth for problem-solving apps

Winning concepts will be developed and available in the Google Play store. 

August 07, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Two Tucson schools recognized for civic engagement

Two Tucson schools recognized for civic engagement

Safford K-8 Magnet School and Tanque Verde High School honored by state.

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Candidates line up for school board seats

Candidates line up for school board seats

45 seek seats on Pima County school boards. 

August 06, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
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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AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

It is unclear if this is the last year that students will see of the AIMS math and reading tests.

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Education notes: Sahuarita superintendent honored for leadership

Education notes: Sahuarita superintendent honored for leadership

Weekly roundup of education briefs. 

August 03, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Deseg. judge OKs attorney for mediator; TUSD upset

Deseg. judge OKs attorney for mediator; TUSD upset

Lawyer to cost district $475 an hour as judge doubts TUSD's 'good faith.'

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22 file for Pima County school board seats

22 file for Pima County school board seats

Deadline to file with the Pima County School Superintendent is 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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Amphi High School graduate to receive Diamondbacks scholarship

Amphi High School graduate to receive Diamondbacks scholarship

Kevin Nguyen is one of eight D-backs Helios Scholars. 

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TUSD kicks off school year short 125 teachers

TUSD kicks off school year short 125 teachers

A job fair Saturday only filled 20 open teaching positions. 

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Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

The Pima County Health Department is offering extended hours at some clinics. 

July 27, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

The $480,000 grant will fund a 2-year family literacy program. 

July 27, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
TUSD's early hiring efforts prove successful despite vacancies

TUSD's early hiring efforts prove successful despite vacancies

At this time last year, there were 227 open teaching positions.

July 25, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
15 seek seats on Pima County school boards

15 seek seats on Pima County school boards

There are 35 open seats on the ballot for school board elections.

July 25, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
TUSD job fair to seek 150 new teachers

TUSD job fair to seek 150 new teachers

The open positions cross all grade levels and subject areas.

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Back to School Fair offers free supplies, tips

Back to School Fair offers free supplies, tips

Tucson Police Foundation will hold the event Saturday at Park Place Mall.

July 24, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Helios Education Foundation awarded the $480,000 grant to Chicanos Por La Causa.

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TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

The plan focuses on curriculum and instruction, diversity, facilities, finance and communication.

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H.T. Sanchez

H.T. Sanchez

TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez speaks to a crowd at a kickoff event for the five-year strategic plan in February. 

July 22, 2014 3:47 pm
New details emerge in Grijalva kin hiring

New details emerge in Grijalva kin hiring

New Myers/Ganoung principal was not the top pick for interview committees.

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Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

Foundation's school supply drive to benefit TUSD students

School supplies, new clothing and shoes, and new hygiene products are needed. 

July 20, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Education notes: Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Weekly roundup of education-related news. 

July 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
11 Tucson students earn National Merit Scholarships

11 Tucson students earn National Merit Scholarships

College-sponsored awards provide up to $2,000 annually for undergraduate studies.

July 20, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Oro Valley couple helps Vail teacher cover licensing fees. 

July 20, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…
7 prepping to run for Pima school boards

7 prepping to run for Pima school boards

The deadline to file is Aug. 6; Aug. 20 for write-ins. 

July 18, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Foundation to collect school supplies for needy children

Foundation to collect school supplies for needy children

School supplies, new clothing and shoes, and unopened hygiene products needed. 

July 18, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Vail teacher's licensing woes resolved with surprise donation

Vail teacher's licensing woes resolved with surprise donation

Oro Valley couple steps forward to help Empire High School chemistry teacher.

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Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Volunteers will go door-to-door to help students earn diplomas. 

July 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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TUSD communications director resigns

TUSD communications director resigns

Nearly three years in, director says she will pursue other opportunities. 

July 17, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
TUSD approves new magnet school plan

TUSD approves new magnet school plan

TUSD adds magnet schools and sets new standards for their continuation.

July 15, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
11 Tucson graduates earn National Merit scholarships

11 Tucson graduates earn National Merit scholarships

The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for undergraduate study.

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Tucson teens take top honors at fashion competition

Tucson teens take top honors at fashion competition

Two teens win scholarships, advance to national competition. 

July 13, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…

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