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House budget would boost funding for vocational education in Pima County

Career and technical education programs in Pima County could get a small budget boost if the state Senate passes the House-approved budget.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Orr to seek restored funding for some JTED programs

As the Arizona Legislature kicks into full gear, state Rep. Ethan Orr, R-Tucson, is looking to restore funding for freshman high school students in a statewide technical training and education program.

February 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County school official gets 3.5 years for $300,000 embezzlement

The woman accused of ripping off Pima County’s Joint Technical Education District of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced to 3ƒ years in prison Monday.

August 26, 2013 4:45 pmLoading…

New law to benefit charter students

A new law will allow charter-school students to attend vocational classes without placing a financial burden on their schools.

July 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

JTED sees bright future with added facilities

A new law passed by state lawmakers last month is expected to improve partnerships between local businesses seeking skilled workers and high school students who could become future employees.

July 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Science Foundation donates $15 million

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Time to stop moping about Tucson economy

Snarky labels won't elevate the economy or the community.

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Editorial: State should boost, not cut, funds for JTED

More than 14,000 students from 36 high schools in Pima County, San Manuel and Rio Rico are graduating or are well on their way to graduating in an enviable position. They are:

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

School notes

6 NW teens take culinary honors

April 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

8 Pima County teens take culinary honors

Eight Pima County JTED students won scholarships at the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program final competition.

April 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Arizona must restore funding to successful, popular JTED program

Guest Column: Arizona must restore funding to successful, popular JTED program

It's time to get down to business. Perhaps the most important business of all is providing the best education we possibly can to every school-age person in Arizona. I consider this a sacred obligation, and I hope you do too.

January 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD may get new training center

A planned 13,000-square-foot expansion to an east-side high school would offer culinary arts and high-tech media programs to students.

October 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…


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