TUSD’s new University High School admissions plan is in danger of being struck down after receiving negative feedback from a desegregation expert.
Middle school is a difficult transition for many students and their teachers, but transitions create opportunities. Imagine a middle school adjacent to a nationally ranked high school, a middle school open to any student with high academic goals and eager to take advantage of the unique reso…
Students, teacher honored by the state
Three Tucson students and a local teacher were honored at the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards.
Things in the Tucson Unified School District tend to get complicated quickly.
The possibility of moving University High School to its own campus is no longer on the table, leaving the award-winning school to continue its partnership with Rincon High for now.
Walter Douglas marks 50 years with festival
The Rincon-University High School Marching Band earned a score of Superior with Distinction, the highest score possible, at the 60th Annual University of Arizona Band Day.
Carrillo and Davis elementaries and Pueblo High were spared from losing their magnet status under a revised plan unanimously approved by the TUSD Governing Board on Tuesday night.
Two Tucson-area educators are up for the 2013 Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year award.
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.
Eighteen TUSD schools will get some additional custodial help after the Governing Board approved restoration of $325,000 in funds that were cut at the end of last school year.
In an effort to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic students admitted at University High School, TUSD is considering giving kids who come up just short academically extra credit for being highly motivated.
4 area schools recognized for civic involvement
A University High junior has been selected to serve as an advisor to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
I'm a graduate of University High School and have spent the past two years teaching math at BASIS Tucson North. Therefore I have both a very personal and unique stake in Tim Steller's recent claims ("Let's keep the top ratings for Basis, University High schools in perspective," May 5) that t…
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.