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Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Tomorrow's school dropouts are those who sporadically attend today

Missing just two days a month can knock students off track academically.

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How TUSD candidates say they would prioritize limited resources

How TUSD candidates say they would prioritize limited resources

They are posed the question: Increase teachers' salaries or reduce class sizes?

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD board candidates offer ideas for transparency

TUSD board candidates offer ideas for transparency

Improvement could build public trust, encourage families to return to the district.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD Board candidates share plans for improvement

TUSD Board candidates share plans for improvement

Eight of the nine candidates share their visions.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ousted Sunnyside board member challenges 2 candidates' signatures

Ousted Sunnyside board member challenges 2 candidates' signatures

Challenge not considered official due to improper filing by Louie Gonzales.

August 26, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
TUSD Board candidates to participate in community forum

TUSD Board candidates to participate in community forum

Eight of the nine TUSD Governing Board candidates will be in attendance. 

August 26, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Education Notes

Education Notes

Student gets artwork on postage stamp

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Uncontested school board races may be canceled

Uncontested school board races may be canceled

Eleven Pima County school districts have uncontested governing board elections. 

August 25, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
TUSD's Sanchez addresses critical comments on automotive programs

TUSD's Sanchez addresses critical comments on automotive programs

Sanchez shares appreciation for TUSD's automotive programs despite his previous public comments. 

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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.

August 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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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.

August 22, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
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.”

August 12, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
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. 

August 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
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.

August 07, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
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. 

August 04, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
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.

August 01, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
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. 

July 31, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
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…

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