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PCC picks new top cop from within

Pima Community College is appointing its longtime police commander to the department’s top job without a search for outside candidates.

March 28, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

The Tucson Unified School District is declaring itself an “immigrant destination district,” pledging to support students regardless of their immigration status.

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TUSD tightens contracting rules for hiring consultants

The Tucson Unified School District is strengthening its internal controls for procuring consultant services in an effort it says will avoid the appearance of wrongdoing.

March 26, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

Pima Community College is a workplace divided over whether the troubled school is improving, a new employee survey shows.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Cuevas seeks return to TUSD board

Cuevas seeks return to TUSD board

Former TUSD Governing Board Member Miguel Cuevas is looking to return to the dais in Tucson’s largest school district.

March 14, 2014 2:20 pmLoading…

PCC eyes above-average tuition increase

Pima Community College students could face higher-than-average tuition increases in the fall to help make up for past mismanagement of the school.

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TUSD's Sanchez gave consultant early track on Tucson contract

TUSD's Sanchez gave consultant early track on Tucson contract

TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez gave the head of a Texas education-consulting company a private early notice about a training program he intended to create here, and encouraged her to bid on the contract.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

TUSD takes steps to accommodate large meeting crowds

Amid allegations the Tucson Unified School District has discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at public meetings, TUSD will develop protocol to determine when a larger meeting room is needed.

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Two on PCC board targeted for recall

Two on PCC board targeted for recall

After months of testing the waters, a citizens group launched a recall drive Monday against the two longest-serving members of Pima Community College’s Governing Board.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Replacing failed leadership necessary for Pima Commuity College’s future

Replacing failed leadership necessary for Pima Commuity College’s future

Most in our community are familiar with news in the past year about Pima Community College’s unprofessional administrative and Governing Board behavior, including ignoring reports of eight employees who said they were sexually harassed.

December 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PCC phone survey will test public opinion

Phones soon will be ringing across Pima County in an effort to find out what taxpayers think of their embattled community college.

December 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Desegregation overseer faults latest TUSD plan

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.

November 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD rejects proposal to move University High

The possibility of moving University High School to its own campus is no longer on the table, leaving the award-winning school to continue its partnership with Rincon High for now.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD taking steps to resolve civil rights complaints

The Tucson Unified School District is working to resolve allegations that it discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at Governing Board meetings.

October 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

Seven books that were banned after the elimination of Mexican American Studies may be making their way back into TUSD classrooms.

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TUSD board to meet today to address time-sensitive issues

The TUSD Governing Board will meet this afternoon to address a few time-sensitive issues. 

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New Sunnyside security coordinator has criminal history

The Sunnyside Unified School District hired Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo’s brother-in-law as an on-campus school monitor despite knowing he had a felony drug conviction.

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Pima College closer to shedding probation

Pima Community College has taken a small but crucial step forward in its quest to get off probation in two years.

August 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
4 Tucson schools face ‘failing’ label

4 Tucson schools face ‘failing’ label

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.

August 01, 2013 10:00 am Related Loading…
Besieged Pima College board to get new training

Besieged Pima College board to get new training

Longtime Governing Board members of Pima Community College will be schooled on how to do their jobs properly after a recent investigation cast doubt on their ethics and competence.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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