Tucson High Magnet senior Cathy Tran may be an award-winning science researcher, but don't be fooled. The 18-year-old can rock the steel drums, too.
When Aden Abdi first arrived in the United States at 9 years old, he and his family had hopes of a better life, education and success.
The Tanque Verde Unified School District is considering the possibility of changing one of its elementary school into a charter school.
TUSD's Property Control Department is under criminal investigation for allegations that employees have been selling district property illegally for six years.
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucsón (TUSD, por sus siglas en inglés) podría invertir hasta 83.3 millones de dólares en un plan para que sus escuelas lleguen a un equilibrio racial.
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.
Sasha Glassman selects art for the book from entries in a contest run by the Phoenix Public Library.
All kindergartners in the Tucson Unified and Vail school districts should be taking home a free, new book that they can keep.
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.
Over the years I have served as a consultant to many school boards searching for a new superintendent. Keep in mind that the job of selection, while it can be ably supported by search firms and advisory committees, ultimately is the legal responsibility of the Governing Board and is, in my o…
More than half of the freshmen who will enroll at the prestigious University High School live outside Tucson Unified School District.
Amid concerns about whether Sunnyside's Manuel Isquierdo was properly vetted for a job in San Antonio, the search firm that is now charged with finding TUSD's next leader worked to alleviate the district's fears.
Acknowledging TUSD has to be more open-minded if it's going to dispose of its vacant school sites, the Governing Board agreed to lease the shut-down Rogers Elementary to a charter school.
Thirty years ago a group of local leaders came together with one common goal - to support the students and teachers of Tucson's largest school district.
A new TUSD school, opened in 2011 with high academic expectations, is grappling with improving its performance.
The TUSD governing board has selected a search firm to replace Superintendent John Pedicone. Now we need to ask the question, what kind of leader does the district need at this point in its history?