Children’s laughter and chatter may once again be heard in the hallways of a couple of closed TUSD schools under a plan that would turn the facilities into low-cost day-care options for district employees.
The Tucson Unified School District has lived under a federal desegregation court order for nearly 40 years.
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.
The Tucson Unified School District is working to resolve allegations that it discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at Governing Board meetings.
TUSD will spend $500,000 on outside consultants to determine how efficient Tucson’s largest school district is, and how effective its instructional programming is, the Governing Board unanimously agreed Tuesday.
The Tucson Unified School District affirmed Monday its curriculum is aligned with state and Common Core standards.
The Tucson Unified School District’s home page has been redesigned in the name of transparency.
TUSD’s culturally relevant courses received a mostly positive review after the Arizona Department of Education popped into classrooms at two campuses unannounced last week — a dramatic turnaround from the department’s evaluation of the old Mexican American Studies program.
Three schools facing the threat of losing their magnet status will have the chance for backers and/or critics to help determine their future at community forums starting tonight.
Tucson Unified School District’s top administrators could soon be working on a master’s in mowing or a Ph.D. in paintbrush manipulation in a planned Adopt-a-School program aimed at shoring up shorthanded landscaping and maintenance crews.
TUSD’s Sabino High School is receiving national recognition for overall academic excellence.
The TUSD Governing Board elected not to adopt a magnet plan that could have eliminated popular, academically successful programs at numerous district schools on Tuesday night.
Sabino High School has been named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.
The Tucson Unified School District is looking to spend more than $2.2 million to prepare for a new online assessment being piloted by the state that may never be used.
Next week, some Tucson students will have a new option in the cafeteria. The Tucson Unified School District will swap out its regular yogurt for a Greek version as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program.
The Tucson Unified School District will launch an initiative Monday to attract dropouts back to the classroom.
There is something to be said about a school district such as Nogales Unified, where 99 percent of the students are Hispanic or another minority.
Service day to include gardens and murals
When TUSD career- and technical-education director Kathy Prather quit last year, the district paid her more than $22,000 in unused sick and vacation pay.
Eleven special-needs TUSD students were forced to wait outside for rides when their bus broke down because school officials were afraid they would disrupt an after-school program underway inside.