Coats for Kids effort
to aid district students
The Sunnyside Unified School District has moved forward with its proposed budget cuts, but district officials do not know yet who will be laid off, who will be moved and how the new, restructured schools will look.
New and gently used coats are being collected for children in the Sunnyside Unified School District now through January.
Four Tucson teachers who have stepped up to make a difference in the lives of children at high-poverty schools are receiving recognition from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona.
Top headlines of the week:
The Sunnyside Unified School District wants to close two schools in an effort to save about $6 million.
The Sunnyside Unified School District will partner with the University of Arizona’s Bio5 Institute to identify future scientists, mathematicians and engineers in the district.
Leading up to the Nov. 5 vote on the district maintenance and operations budget override in the Sunnyside Unified School District, we have heard from teachers, some of whom stand to lose their jobs if the override doesn’t pass.
St. Gregory College Preparatory students partnered with Kitt Peak engineers looking for help to keep telescope mirrors clean.
The Sunnyside Unified School District has embarked on a marketing campaign to counter the controversies that have plagued the district this year.
The Pima County Recorder’s Office is reminding Sunnyside voters who receive two ballots for the upcoming elections to keep the votes separate.
The overriding message from most of the speakers at the Sunnyside Unified School District budget override forum was simple.
On Tuesday, Sunnyside officials were hoping to address some issues that were reported in the media and had attracted scrutiny from some Governing Board members and the community.
If Sunnyside Unified School District will not admit to a corruption problem, perhaps it will cop to having boundary issues.
In a highly contentious Sunnyside Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night, district officials reiterated their position the district has not done anything illegal by hiring relatives of Governing Board members.
The Sunnyside Unified School District has entered into an agreement with a prepaid legal service company that employs one of the district’s Governing Board members.
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.
After Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board member Daniel Hernandez Jr. sent out a fundraising letter accusing others in the district of corruption, other board members voted Thursday to demand he provide proof or retract his accusations.
A program aimed at helping high school dropouts get their diplomas has expanded.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make stops at Tucson's two largest school districts next week as part of the Strong Start, Bright Future back-to-school bus tour.