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Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High finalist in tech contest

Empire High has a shot at a share of $2 million in technology.

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Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

Jazz Institute leases space at Utterback Magnet

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year.

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Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge gives students dictionaries

The lodge has participated in the Dictionary Project for 11 years. 

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Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Rincon/University marching band places 4th

Ten schools competed in the division. 

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Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Palo Verde and Rincon complete improvement requirements

Both high schools launched turnaround initiatives in 2011.

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TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD Governing Board approves hirings of three new directors. 

November 21, 2014 10:15 amLoading…
TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year to lease space. 

November 20, 2014 9:45 amLoading…
Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo Elementary harvest to be delivered to school lunch trays.

November 19, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

TUSD pulls plug on Dodge expansion/boundary changes

Governing Board decides to spend $4.7 million on raises.

November 19, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

The students hail from Tucson and University high schools; teacher representing Pueblo. 

November 19, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

November 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Profane public shouting match puts Pueblo principal under fire

Profane public shouting match puts Pueblo principal under fire

A discussion over Mexican American Studies and accountability fueled the argument. 

November 14, 2014 8:00 am Video Loading…
Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Sierra P.E. teacher earns state recognition

Kristel Milligan was recognized by the Arizona Health and Physical Education Association.

November 12, 2014 9:15 amLoading…
Dodge Middle School move to larger campus likely off

Dodge Middle School move to larger campus likely off

Dodge Middle School move unlikely due to lack of funds, superintendent says.

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Sabino High student council hosts water sustainability event

Sabino High student council hosts water sustainability event

The "Thirst for Education" assembly is free and open to the public. 

November 11, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Public weighs in on TUSD calendar options

Public weighs in on TUSD calendar options

Survey responses favor a carryover of TUSD's existing calendar. 

November 11, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Education notes: 5 students make Ivy League Project

Education notes: 5 students make Ivy League Project

Education news from Tucson-area schools.

November 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson High students get their day in court

Tucson High students get their day in court

Tucson High students get real-life lesson in civics, history and government.

November 05, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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5 Pueblo students selected for Ivy League Project

5 Pueblo students selected for Ivy League Project

The two-year program that develops students’ leadership and academic skills.

November 05, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
2nd TUSD race remains close; Grijalva keeps post

2nd TUSD race remains close; Grijalva keeps post

Grijalva retains board seat, Hicks and Darland race for second seat. 

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School districts approve overrides, name new boards

School districts approve overrides, name new boards

Summary of Pima County school district board, override and bond races.

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TUSD reviews its Ebola protocol

TUSD reviews its Ebola protocol

TUSD prepares "just in case," superintendent says.

November 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
TUSD seeks applicants for governing board audit committee

TUSD seeks applicants for governing board audit committee

Committee helps strengthen TUSD internal financial controls.

November 02, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
St. Ambrose Catholic School to host fiesta Sunday

St. Ambrose Catholic School to host fiesta Sunday

There will be food, carnival rides and entertainment.

November 02, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Two Tucson teachers up for STEM award

Two Tucson teachers up for STEM award

Award honors excellence and innovation in STEM teaching in Arizona.

November 02, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
2 Tucson teachers up for STEM Superhero Award

2 Tucson teachers up for STEM Superhero Award

The teachers represent Legacy Traditional Schools and Marana Middle School. 

October 31, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Chinese educators visit TUSD for fine arts lesson

Chinese educators visit TUSD for fine arts lesson

The Chinese educators will observe how fine arts are integrated into curriculum.

October 31, 2014 2:15 pmLoading…
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.

October 27, 2014 5:15 pm Video Loading…
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. 

October 17, 2014 9:15 amLoading…
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…

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