Valerie Lopez-Miranda is principal at Los Amigos.
Valerie Lopez-Miranda considers herself to be a lifelong learner.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, left, Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo, at lectern, and school board member Louie Gonzales provide details.
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Roths- child is teaming up with the Sunnyside Unified School District to recruit dropouts into a program to get their high school diplomas.
While some kids pretend to be sick so they can stay home from school, KaiAnn Stamp actually did the opposite when she was a child.
Michelle Gottleber is a Michigan native who works in a predominantly Hispanic school on Tucson's south side.
Tucson-area school districts will likely face some tough times ahead after Proposition 204, which would have allocated money for education, failed at the polls.
• Sunnyside Unified School District board member Louie Gonzales declined to provide information for a candidate bio box.
• Name: Robert "Bobby" Garcia
The Sunnyside Unified School District has reached a settlement with a former academic coach who said her contract was not renewed after she alleged cheating at an elementary school two years ago.
In order to alleviate the problem of late buses, the Sunnyside Unified School District is proposing to change start and dismissal times at 10 elementary schools.
Challenger Middle School students, from left, Gabriela Jasso, Lizeth Nava (bending down) and Leslie Valenzuela are in harvest mode at the school's garden. They had just pulled some fresh carrots.
It all starts with a seed. Jonathan Moreno empties a packet to distribute seeds to members of Roots and Shoots.
Miguel Rodriguez, 12, left, and Patrick Robles, 11, plant cucumber seeds as David Kelch, right, rakes over previously planted squash seeds in the community garden at Challenger Middle School, 100 E. Elvira Road.
The school's garden has yielded a substantial bounty, all geared toward giving students healthier eating options.
David Kelch and Jonathan Moreno are among the budding gardeners at Challenger Middle School whose labor is bringing healthy results to the south-side school.