The Tucson Unified School District has lived under a federal desegregation court order for nearly 40 years.
The Tucson Unified School District is fighting objections to its magnet school plan, asking a national desegregation expert to give the plan a chance.
A magnet plan recently passed by TUSD’s Governing Board has been rejected by the desegregation expert put in place to oversee district efforts to bring racial balance to its schools.
Three schools facing the threat of losing their magnet status will have the chance for backers and/or critics to help determine their future at community forums starting tonight.
The TUSD Governing Board elected not to adopt a magnet plan that could have eliminated popular, academically successful programs at numerous district schools on Tuesday night.
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucsón (TUSD, por sus siglas en inglés) podría invertir hasta 83.3 millones de dólares en un plan para que sus escuelas lleguen a un equilibrio racial.
Many programs that once received desegregation funds in TUSD will no longer see that money under a new plan set to kick in next school year.
The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.
In one program, Howenstine High Magnet School students built homes for Habitat for Humanity. The school is one of 11 scheduled to close.
A federal judge has given TUSD the OK to close 11 schools, citing a looming $17 million budget deficit that has left the district no other choice.
The wistful piece "Deseg order is holding TUSD back" (Jan. 27) laments the U.S. District Court's continued oversight of the school district and points to the many ways in which the court is involved in the operation of our region's largest school district. It suggests that this oversight inh…
The Tucson Unified School District is meeting resistance to its plan to close 11 campuses for the upcoming school year.
Two new members will join the TUSD Governing Board on Tuesday, and a third will begin his second term.
An attempt by the TUSD Governing Board to support the creation of new culturally relevant courses ended Tuesday night in confusion and with the district administration still objecting to those types of classes.