Rio Nuevo can breathe easily now that its statutory audit is behind it for another three years.
TUSD will spend $500,000 on outside consultants to determine how efficient Tucson’s largest school district is, and how effective its instructional programming is, the Governing Board unanimously agreed Tuesday.
Tucson Unified School District appears to have finally corrected long-standing deficiencies, including insufficient instructional hours, improperly classifying English-language learners, questionable use of federal funds and not following exceptional education requirements, state and federal…
The president of the organization that accredits Pima Community College is recommending that the college be placed on probation - a move that could lead to the loss of its accreditation.
After a 10-month in-depth examination of Pima County's bond program finances, the state auditor general has issued the program a clean bill of health.
Poll-worker evaluations are in, and Pima County officials feel pretty good about the results.
The head of Pima Community College's governing board says he's not overly concerned that the school's finance department failed to detect two years of overbilling by a Tucson law firm.
The owners of Rathbun Property Management want to know where their clients' million dollars has gone.
Pima County's Board of Supervisors approved the final recommendations of a visitors bureau audit committee Tuesday, closing a 21-month process to improve accountability at the bureau.
City officials and Rio Nuevo District auditors will meet this week to discuss what documents the city must provide to account for $33.8 million in questionable costs alleged in the district's recently released west-side audit, city Finance Director Kelly Gottschalk said.
Saying the city of Tucson is obligated to explain the $33.8 million of questioned costs alleged in the Rio Nuevo audit, council member Steve Kozachik has placed an item on Tuesday’s agenda directing city staff to provide some explanation for the unaccounted for money.
A just-released Rio Nuevo audit claims the city of Tucson has yet to account for $33.8 million of questionable spending on the district's west-side projects.
Redistricting lawsuit under consideration
With the release of an audit for the Depot Plaza Garage downtown, we are, once again, reminded of the three great sins of Rio Nuevo.
Students measure enzyme reaction rates in a biotechnology class at Flowing Wells High School on Friday. Andrew Belew, 17, left, keeps time on his phone as, from left, Salwa Hassan, 17, and Kassandra Ruiz, 16, perform the experiment. C.J. Padilla, 16, right, observes.
Teacher Bob Becker offers instruction to senior Jocelyn Caquias, 18, during an AP calculus class at Flowing Wells High School on Friday.
Shocking, isn't it? Students move along clean walkways between classes at Flowing Wells High School.
The schools at Flowing Wells are too clean. The doors stay open too long. The teachers are trained too well. And apparently the students are learning too darn much.
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