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TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

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TUSD won't renew contract of Catalina High's principal

The principal of Catalina Magnet High School will not return to the midtown campus next year after the TUSD Governing Board voted Tuesday night not to renew his contract.

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3 running against 2 incumbents in Sunnyside recall election

3 running against 2 incumbents in Sunnyside recall election

Two incumbents will defend their seats against three challengers in the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board recall election in May.

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TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

TUSD considers end to early kindergarten admission

The Tucson Unified School District might put an end to early admission into kindergarten.

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TUSD's strategic-planning consultant got prior insight into district needs, emails show

TUSD's strategic-planning consultant got prior insight into district needs, emails show

The consultant hired to lead TUSD’s $92,500 strategic planning initiative met with district officials and was provided insight into their planning needs months before the district began soliciting contract bids, district emails and records show.

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Colleen Niccum: Community support is key to TUSD success

Colleen Niccum: Community support is key to TUSD success

Among the many insights offered during a strategic planning session held a week ago by Tucson Unified School District leaders, a common message emerged: It takes a community to create successful schools.

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Settlement reached with former ASDB superintendent

The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind’s governing board has approved a settlement with Superintendent Robert Hill.

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TUSD chief Sanchez talks up a district on the rise

With only seven months under his belt, TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez is declaring Tucson’s largest school district is on an upward swing.

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Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.

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School-choice tour stops in Tucson

State school superintendent John Huppenthal connected with the National School Choice Week whistle-stop tour in Tucson on Wednesday to promote increased education options for Arizona families.

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ASDB board seeks to end superintendent's contract

ASDB board seeks to end superintendent's contract

PHOENIX — The Governing Board of the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind has directed the Attorney General’s Office to begin negotiating a possible resolution of Superintendent Robert Hill’s contract.

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Sahuarita teacher stunned by $25,000 award

Walden Grove High School teacher Christopher Laughland gets a hug from a student after receiving the Milken Educator Award in a surprise assembly. The award recognizes educators for their methods, accomplishments, contributions and inspiration to students.

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Judge orders admittance changes for TUSD's University High

In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.

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Sunnyside district leader owes more in back taxes

Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo owes almost $57,000 in federal taxes, adding to the list of financial woes he has experienced since he arrived in Tucson.

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Meet TUSD's superintendent at the Street Fair

TUSD's new superintendent H.T. Sanchez will be manning a booth at this weekend's Fourth Avenue Street Fair. 

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Vail school guard accused of kissing student

Vail school guard accused of kissing student

A 71-year-old security guard at Cienega High School was arrested for having “an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old student,” a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am

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.

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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.

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