The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expert last year to do exactly that.
The Tucson Unified School District will spend more than $1.3 million to renovate two closed elementary schools to use as low-cost child-care centers for employees.
In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.
The Tucson Unified School District has asked a federal judge to disregard a desegregation expert’s request to kill a new admissions plan for University High School.
The plaintiffs in a decades-old desegregation case are requesting that TUSD cover $2.2 million in attorney fees — a request that the district calls excessive.
The Tucson Unified School District has selected new legal counsel to handle desegregation issues, parting ways with the firm — DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy — that has served TUSD for 39 years.
TUSD’s new University High School admissions plan is in danger of being struck down after receiving negative feedback from a desegregation expert.
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…