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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…

March 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona lawmakers renew push to dump Common Core education standards

Arizona lawmakers renew push to dump Common Core education standards

PHOENIX — Unable to kill outright the Common Core program, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.

March 12, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

TUSD takes steps to accommodate large meeting crowds

Amid allegations the Tucson Unified School District has discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at public meetings, TUSD will develop protocol to determine when a larger meeting room is needed.

February 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD taking steps to resolve civil rights complaints

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.

October 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino High School receives national recognition

Sabino High School receives national recognition

TUSD’s Sabino High School is receiving national recognition for overall academic excellence.

September 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

2 Tucson groups benefit from federal education grants

Two Tucson groups and a third from southern Arizona have been awarded federal funds to help students make healthier choices.

August 01, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

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