The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.
Despite facing a $17 million district budget deficit, the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday night against exploring the possibility of outsourcing various functions.
The TUSD Governing Board hopes to offer “culturally relevant” courses for students next year. The curriculum may include fields of study as diverse as as ringtone musicology, fundamentals of Facebook, fast food aesthetics, and call center linguistics.
Two new members will join the TUSD Governing Board on Tuesday, and a third will begin his second term.
As the TUSD Governing Board considers closing more schools, one member is proposing the expansion and relocation of the award-winning University High.
Students, parents and others conveyed their messages via a forest of signs at the Tucson Unified School District meeting at Catalina Magnet High School. Many spoke to the board, pleading to keep their respective schools open.
The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board voted late Tuesday to move forward with closing six more schools.
TUSD Governing Board member Mark Stegeman will take part in a live chat with readers today at 3 p.m.
The Tucson Unified School District will wait until after the Nov. 6 election to approve its school consolidation criteria, which would be used to identify schools for closure and consolidation.
Ten candidates for the TUSD Governing Board talked at a Monday night forum about the district's looming $17 million budget deficit, special-needs students and working cooperatively with teachers and staff members.
TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone will donate his $35,000 bonus to the Educational Enrichment Foundation.
The second of three town hall meetings on TUSD’s impending $17 million budget shortfall will be held tonight at Cholla High Magnet School.
The TUSD Governing Board gave the green light to increases in extracurricular fees for elementary, middle and high school students.
Miguel Cuevas has been selected to take over the presidency of the TUSD Governing Board through the remainder of the calendar year.
After hearing emotional pleas from students and parents, the Tucson Unified School District denied a request to allow seniors who did not pass AIMS to walk in graduation ceremonies tonight.
Mark Stegeman has decided to step down from his post as president of the TUSD Governing Board.