PHOENIX - A Senate panel approved $82 million in court-ordered inflation aid for public schools, while at the same time eliminating hundreds of millions of dollars a year in future school funding.
Three Tucson-area schools have earned the A+ School of Excellence distinction.
The Tucson Unified School Distrct Governing Board will vote tonight on whether to issue pink slips to nearly 200 teachers, librarians, counselors and other certified employees.
Many programs that once received desegregation funds in TUSD will no longer see that money under a new plan set to kick in next school year.
The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.
Tucson Unified School District administrators surprised the school board last week by revealing they want to require a ninth-grade multiculturalism course at three high schools - before the board has even seen or approved the curriculum.
PHOENIX - Thousands of students in poorly performing public schools could soon get what amounts to a voucher from the state to go elsewhere - or even get educated at home - in a move that could take hundreds of millions of dollars a year out of the public school system.
Freshmen at three TUSD high schools may be required to take a "culturally relevant" course in the fall as part of the district's effort to retain students.
TUSD has found a way to close what was once a projected $17 million budget deficit with the help of some recommendations from employee groups.
Tucson Unified School District could see a jump in the number of students held back a grade next school year if the Governing Board approves a new promotion and retention policy now being considered.
A Basis Tucson charter school is ranked second-highest in the nation and its Scottsdale campus is ranked fifth, according to U.S. News & World Report.
A Basis Tucson charter school is ranked second highest in the nation and its Scottsdale campus is ranked fifth, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Por décadas, fue la secundaria de ensueño para un gran número de familias latinas de Tucsón.
More than half of the freshmen who will enroll at the prestigious University High School live outside Tucson Unified School District.
Patricia Mazón y su hijo Garett Brownell, izquierda, junto a su hermana Maritza Mazón y la hija de ella, Jeissa Mazón Jasso, de 12 años, en el salón de clases donde Maritza imparte el 7mo grado en Wakefield Middle School. Las Mazón cursaron aquí la secundaria, como ahora lo hacen sus hijos.
Cada día, Maritza Mazón limpia los pupitres de su grupo en Wakefield al final de la jornada escolar. Eso dejará de suceder a partir de este verano, cuando la escuela ubicada en West 44th Street deje de operar como consecuencia del déficit presupuestario del TUSD. Foto captada el lunes 8 de a…