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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. 

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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. 

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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 36 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.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
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…
Children can submit stamp design for Tucson's birthday

Children can submit stamp design for Tucson's birthday

The winning design will be used on a real postage stamp.

July 13, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Two Tucson teens honored by Kohl's for volunteerism

Two Tucson teens honored by Kohl's for volunteerism

Tucson teens named regional finalists in Kohl's scholarship program. 

July 13, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Tucson students win scholarships from Oro Valley Chamber

Tucson students win scholarships from Oro Valley Chamber

Four students win Steve Engle Memorial/Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships.

July 13, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Education notes: TUSD seeks feedback over integrated schools

Education notes: TUSD seeks feedback over integrated schools

A weekly Croundup of education news. 

July 13, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
TUSD still accepting boundary change comments

TUSD still accepting boundary change comments

TUSD presenting seven options so all students can attend an integrated school.

July 13, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Three candidates running for Pima County school boards

Three candidates running for Pima County school boards

Two seek seats in Vail, one is after a seat in TUSD. 

July 11, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
2 Tucson youth recognized for their volunteer work

2 Tucson youth recognized for their volunteer work

They now qualify for the chance to receive $10,000 in scholarships.

July 11, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Tucson High's new principal served as superintendent of an Indiana school district. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Grijalva's mother-in-law hired as TUSD principal

Grijalva's mother-in-law hired as TUSD principal

TUSD superintendent stands behind the hire and Grijalva's decision to withhold information.

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TUSD board hires Grijalva's mother-in-law

TUSD board hires Grijalva's mother-in-law

Board was unaware of the connection prior to making the principal appointment.

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Filing period begins for school board elections

Filing period begins for school board elections

Only one candidate has filed for a seat on the TUSD Board. 

July 07, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…

Young Tucson writer gets poem published

Annie Osborne received honorable mention in the March Cricket League poetry competition.

July 06, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…

Hispanic youth invited to apply for grants

Educational grants are offered in several categories, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

July 06, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Two Southern Arizona schools earn tech, science grants

Schools in Nogales and Cochise County will use grants for equipment and programs.

July 06, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Vail receives high honor for ‘Beyond Textbooks’

Curriculum program recognized by the Center for Digital Education.

July 06, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

New program aims to help Tucson students graduate

Free, self-paced online program is for students ages 16 to 22. 

July 06, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Richey preschool closes for lack of students

Richey preschool closes for lack of students

TUSD is considering leasing Richey School to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. 

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TUSD looks at changing attendance boundaries

TUSD looks at changing attendance boundaries

The review is required under the district’s decades-old desegregation order.

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Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Says one: “I felt happy for myself, but also for the others.”

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Vail's Beyond Textbooks earns national praise

Vail's Beyond Textbooks earns national praise

Beyond Textbooks allows teachers to share lesson plans, resources and ideas.

July 03, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Free diploma completion program open to Tucson students

Free diploma completion program open to Tucson students

Graduation Solutions is a self-paced online program for high school dropouts.

July 03, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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TUSD set to name new Tucson High principal

TUSD set to name new Tucson High principal

TUSD will bring a name for Governing Board approval on July 8. 

June 30, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

June 29, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…
Six Tucson students honored for volunteerism

Six Tucson students honored for volunteerism

Students receive Kohl's gift cards, qualify for chance to win scholarships.

June 29, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Catalina Foothills grad represents Arizona at science camp

Catalina Foothills grad represents Arizona at science camp

Kali Cornn is representing state at the 2014 National Youth Science Camp.

June 29, 2014 8:45 pmLoading…
New administrative appointments made at Tucson Unified School District

New administrative appointments made at Tucson Unified School District

Two directors, a principal and a project manager appointed by TUSD board.

June 29, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Vail School District to seek $28 million in bonds

Top priorities: building schools, replacing buses and outdated equipment, and addressing repairs.

June 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

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