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Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

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Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?

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Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

If Sunnyside Unified School District will not admit to a corruption problem, perhaps it will cop to having boundary issues.

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Sarah Gassen: Heartbreak and hope at Walter Douglas Elementary in Tucson

Sarah Gassen: Heartbreak and hope at Walter Douglas Elementary in Tucson

Roots reach deep at Walter Douglas Elementary School.

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Marana Unified School District: Newcomer seeks to oust 1 of 3 on board competition

Marana Unified School District: Newcomer seeks to oust 1 of 3 on board competition

Four candidates are competing for three open positions on the Marana Unified School District board.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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3 seek re-election to Vail board

3 seek re-election to Vail board

Margaret Burkholder

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3 seek re-election to Vail board

3 seek re-election to Vail board

Jim Coulter

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3 seek re-election to Vail board

3 seek re-election to Vail board

Debbie King

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3 seek re-election to Vail board

3 seek re-election to Vail board

Angela Kmak

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3 seek re-election to Vail board

3 seek re-election to Vail board

Voters will choose three candidates to fill vacancies on the Vail Unified School District Governing Board. The Star polled the five candidates on who they think is best qualified.

October 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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12 uncontested board elections could be canceled

Twelve uncontested school-board elections in Pima County may be canceled in an effort to save money.

September 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tax rates increase, but many bills drop

Most local tax districts raised their property tax rates this year, but because home values are still dropping, many people will pay a little less.

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Fitz Blog:Normal in Tucson

Gabrielle Giffords returned home recently with her husband Mark Kelly who said “it’s time to get back to a normal life in Tucson.” Indeed.

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Fitz Blog: TUSD needs $17 million

TUSD is hoping to raise $17 million to climb out of debt with school fundraisers and a car wash.

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Forums on Mexican-American studies to begin Sunday

An initiative intended to educate the community on Mexican American Studies begins Sunday.

July 06, 2012 12:03 pmLoading…
Stegeman ending TUSD leader role

Stegeman ending TUSD leader role

Mark Stegeman

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Stegeman ending TUSD leader role

Stegeman ending TUSD leader role

Mark Stegeman has decided to step down from his post as president of the TUSD Governing Board.

May 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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