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Kathy Scott: Focus from both state and federal government should shift to producing great teachers

The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…

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Vail hosts teacher job fair

The Vail School District is hosting a teacher job fair Saturday. 

March 27, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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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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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Arizona House panel OKs allowing school employees to have guns

PHOENIX — Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site to have access to a gun.

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Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Third-grade students at Los Amigos Elementary School in Tucson had a dilemma to solve — how to best save a turtle from the polluted Ganges River in India.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

February 14, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Tucson teacher arrested in child-sex case

Tucson teacher arrested in child-sex case

A 47-year old special-education teacher faces sexual conduct charges for having sex with a relative who is a minor, police said.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am
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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Green Fields students to raise money for accident victim

Elementary school students will raise money Friday to help a Tucson woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a car. 

February 05, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Judge blocks state's bid to collect refunds from charter schools

PHOENIX — State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.

February 03, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Make-A-Wish: Tucson boy to be king of the castle

Make-A-Wish: Tucson boy to be king of the castle

Seven-year-old Baylen Washburn loves all things medieval — castles, kings, knights and dragons.

January 24, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Civic Orchestra premieres young composer piece

Civic Orchestra premieres young composer piece

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is hosting a fundraising concert tonight to support its annual Young Artists’ Competition.

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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.

January 08, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Ariz. Education Department to seek delay in school ratings, reading scores

The Arizona Department of Education wants to suspend its school letter grades and third-grade reading requirement for one year as the state transitions to a new student assessment test.

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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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Bridging the Gap for Latino Students - Now is the Time!

It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.

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William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?

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TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

Seven books that were banned after the elimination of Mexican American Studies may be making their way back into TUSD classrooms.

October 23, 2013 8:45 amLoading…

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