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Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Pima County urges families to get tested after possible exposure to tuberculosis.

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Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Vail leader to be dunked in ice water; Amphi starts kindness challenge.

September 17, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Multiple campaign violations alleged in TUSD board race

Multiple campaign violations alleged in TUSD board race

Michael Hicks, Debe Campos-Fleenor and Jen Darland address allegations. 

September 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Education notes: Sunnyside students to explore medical careers

Education notes: Sunnyside students to explore medical careers

Education news from Southern Arizona schools.

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TUSD candidates: Public schools offer more than charters

TUSD candidates: Public schools offer more than charters

TUSD Governing Board candidates continue to sound off on educational issues as part of their bids for seats in Tucson’s largest school district.

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Teens wanted for service projects in Latin America

Teens wanted for service projects in Latin America

The Tucson Chapter of Amigos de las Americas is seeking teen volunteers to participate in service projects in Latin America.

September 14, 2014 3:44 pmLoading…
50 Basis students named AP scholars

50 Basis students named AP scholars

Fifty Basis students from the class of 2014 have been named AP Scholars.

September 14, 2014 3:41 pmLoading…
Vail District seeks community input on bond, growth

Vail District seeks community input on bond, growth

A community meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. 

September 12, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Pima County JTED receives $20K in technology funds

Pima County JTED receives $20K in technology funds

The funds were awarded by the Arizona Department of Education. 

September 12, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
TUSD board OK's sale of Fort Lowell School

TUSD board OK's sale of Fort Lowell School

TUSD sells Fort Lowell Elementary School for $1.1 million.

September 10, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Tucson area National Merit semifinalists named

Tucson area National Merit semifinalists named

43 Tucson students have been named National Merit Scholarship program semifinalists.

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TUSD board to vote on sale of former school site

TUSD board to vote on sale of former school site

TUSD is considering a $1.1 million sale of Fort Lowell Elementary School. 

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Sunnyside receives $300k to support homeless students

Sunnyside receives $300k to support homeless students

The funds will support innovative program for homeless students and provide resources. 

September 08, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Sunnyside to host International Literacy Day

Sunnyside to host International Literacy Day

Sunnyside to host free literacy event for Tucson families on Monday. 

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2 Tucson organizations receive youth literacy grants

2 Tucson organizations receive youth literacy grants

Literacy Connects, Edge High School awarded a total of $6,000 in grants.

September 05, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
TUSD parents can sign up for attendance alerts

TUSD parents can sign up for attendance alerts

Automated phone calls, emails will notify parents of a child's absence.

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Sahuarita schools receive grant for after-school programs

Sahuarita schools receive grant for after-school programs

The after-school activities are designed to improve students' academic skills. 

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Drug rehab next to school has parents worried

Drug rehab next to school has parents worried

TUSD considers increased safety measures to protect children from drug rehab clients. 

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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.

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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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