A now-closed Tucson charter school and its Phoenix affiliate must repay $4.7 million to the state for exaggerated enrollment claims that qualified them to get excessive education reimbursement funding from taxpayers.
A group of students who unsuccessfully fought to kill a law that led to the dismantling of Mexican American Studies in TUSD, and their parents, are now turning to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Johnson Primary School on Tucson’s southwest side has been named Pima County’s first, and thus-far only, failing traditional public school by the Arizona Department of Education.
The approval for use of seven books previously removed from Tucson Unified School District classrooms is raising red flags in the Arizona Department of Education.
The Arizona Department of Education will allow extra time for school districts and charter schools to assess a new online assessment that might replace the AIMS test, after receiving complaints about the timing of the assessment.
The Tucson Unified School District is looking to spend more than $2.2 million to prepare for a new online assessment being piloted by the state that may never be used.
4 area schools recognized for civic involvement
More than 200 kids at Amphitheater High School could get a diploma after spending just two years sitting in classes, instead of four.
Far too many students are either failing or not thriving in Arizona's public school system.
Letter grades issued by the Arizona Department of Education measure how well schools are performing year to year. Today's scores show four Tucson school could be labeled as failing.
Tucson Unified School District's new culturally relevant literature courses may be in violation of state law.
An increase was seen this year in the number of Arizona schools that earned grades of "A," but overall, more than half were identified as "B" and "C" schools.
More than 50 TUSD students skipped their regular classes today,
instead attending the “School of Ethnic Studies.”
The Tucson Unified School District board voted 4-1 to
immediately suspend the Mexican American Studies program tonight
rather than risk the loss of up to $15 million in state education