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Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Two Tucson schools have once again cracked the top 10 list of the best high schools in the country.

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Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

PHOENIX — Summer vacation often means a break from schoolwork for students, but to Terri Clark it means the potential for the summer slide — a…

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Pima College holds forums for exec hopefuls

Pima Community College is holding a series of candidate forums this week to help fill four key executive positions.

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Education Notes: TUSD appoints new principals

Education Notes: TUSD appoints new principals

TUSD appoints new principals

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Tucson schools shine at MESA competition

Several local schools took home awards at the annual state MESA Day competition hosted by Arizona State University on April 12. 

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Kinder roundup set at SS. Peter and Paul

Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School will be holding a kindergarten roundup on Friday.

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Yard sale to benefit Catalina Foothills High band

The Catalina Foothills High School Band Boosters are holding their sixth annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday.

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Tucson High junior is Carson Scholar

Tucson High Magnet School junior Meagan A. Bethel was named a Carson Scholar.

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Tucson-area youths to attend leadership event

Five students from three Tucson-area high schools will attend the Spirit of American Youth Leadership Program this week.

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Latina author makes stop at Nosotros Academy

Nosotros Academy students will meet accomplished author Margarita Engle Friday.

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TUSD appoints new principals

TUSD appoints new principals

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

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UA names Oregon VP new chief of research

The University of Arizona has a new senior vice president of research, one who will earn 50 percent more than her predecessor.

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Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

It's not too hot to boil away water, nor too cold to totally freeze it — but whether it's 'just right,' we may never know.

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School voucher plan dealt a legislative setback

PHOENIX — A proposal to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a severe, and perhaps…

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Arizona House deals school voucher bill a setback

Arizona House deals school voucher bill a setback

PHOENIX — A proposal to sharply expand a program to use tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a serious setba…

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TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school…

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Senate agrees to expand Arizona's private-school tuition program

PHOENIX — Up to 120,000 youths living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer-funded tuition to private and parochial schools.

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Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Master keys at nearly every campus within the Tucson Unified School District have been lost or stolen, creating a significant problem, TUSD of…

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Sahuarita school gets grant for AP studies

The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 over three years through a national institute to help high school students succeed…

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Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship 

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Magnet school compound TUSD integration woes, consultant says

The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expe…

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More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding sc…

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UA prof reveals an intact circulatory system that is half a billion years old

UA prof reveals an intact circulatory system that is half a billion years old

The find adds more proof to a theory that complex neurological systems, including the base features of human brains, evolved in ancient sea creatures.

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Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Rincon High School was awarded The Ernest Andrew Rogers Award for outstanding Junior State Chapter of the Year.

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Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

A Sonoran Science Academy freshman was recognized last week as part of the 2014 Arizona Scholastic Writing Awards.

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