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TUSD creates charter school despite state funding cutoff

TUSD knowingly approved creation of a district-run charter school Tuesday despite a new state law denying funding for public-to-charter school conversions.

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TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

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Tucson High junior named Carson Scholar

Tucson High Magnet School junior Meagan A. Bethel was named a Carson Scholar.

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Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Lost keys pose security risk in Tucson Unified School District

Master keys at nearly every campus within the Tucson Unified School District have been lost or stolen, creating a significant problem, TUSD officials have acknowledged.

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Tucson Values Teachers leader stepping down

Tucson Values Teachers leader stepping down

Tucson Values Teacher is searching for a new leader after the founding executive director stepped down.

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Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship 

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Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Political, civics group at Rincon High wins state award

Rincon High School was awarded The Ernest Andrew Rogers Award for outstanding Junior State Chapter of the Year.

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Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

Sonoran Science freshman wins state writing award

A Sonoran Science Academy freshman was recognized last week as part of the 2014 Arizona Scholastic Writing Awards.

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St. Gregory senior to present at national science symposium

St. Gregory senior to present at national science symposium

St. Gregory College Preparatory School senior Kylie Yuanqi Zhang will represent Arizona at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Washington, D.C., next week.

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Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

Basis student wins National Achievement Scholarship

A Basis high school senior has been awarded a National Achievement Scholarship through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Academy of Tucson junior to present at research events

Academy of Tucson junior to present at research events

A junior at the Academy of Tucson High School is preparing to present her work on compost tea at two international research events.

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Nominate now for Sabino High's Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Sabino High School Foundation Hall of Fame are now being accepted.

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Magnet school compound TUSD integration woes, consultant says

The Tucson Unified School District may look at reducing the number of magnet schools despite fighting a recommendation by a desegregation expert last year to do exactly that.

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More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding school districts instead.

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Tucson High principal steps down after two years

The principal of TUSD’s largest high school has announced plans to step down at the end of the school year.

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Tucson High principal planning to step down

The principal of TUSD’s largest high school is planning to step down at the end of the school year.

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St. Gregory senior advances to national science symposium

St. Gregory senior advances to national science symposium

St. Gregory College Preparatory School senior Kylie Yuanqi Zhang will represent Arizona at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Washington, D.C., later this month.

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Basis student named Achievement Scholarship winner

A Basis high school senior has been awarded a National Achievement Scholarship through the National Achievement Scholarship Program. 

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Pima County awarded $5.4M federal education grant

Pima County has been awarded a $5.4 million grant to improve college and career readiness for local students.

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The Rising School hosts open house Saturday

The Rising School is hosting an open house Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. for parents and students. 

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First leader of Pueblo High School turns 100

First leader of Pueblo High School turns 100

Elbert Brooks, the first principal of TUSD's Pueblo High School, is celebrating his 100th birthday on Friday. 

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Free McDonald's breakfast for students taking AIMS

Students taking the AIMS test can pick up a free breakfast Monday and Tuesday courtesy of McDonald's. 

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TUSD works to address growth at Rincon, University High

In an effort to address a growth in student enrollment at Rincon/University High School, the Tucson Unified School District will be installing portable classrooms on the midtown campus.

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TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

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TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

TUSD a ‘destination district’ for children here legally or not

The Tucson Unified School District is declaring itself an “immigrant destination district,” pledging to support students regardless of their immigration status.

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TUSD adds transgendered to its non-discrimination policy

The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.

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Vail hosts teacher job fair

The Vail School District is hosting a teacher job fair Saturday. 

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TUSD approves policy to protect transgender students

TUSD approves policy to protect transgender students

The Tucson Unified School District is revising its non discrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff and others.

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TUSD tightens contracting rules for hiring consultants

The Tucson Unified School District is strengthening its internal controls for procuring consultant services in an effort it says will avoid the appearance of wrongdoing.

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TUSD appoints new chief operations officer

Tucson Unified School District Chief Operations Officer Candy Egbert is retiring at the end of June. 

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TUSD board votes 4-1 not to renew contract of Catalina Principal Scott

TUSD board votes 4-1 not to renew contract of Catalina Principal Scott

The principal of Catalina Magnet High School will not return to the midtown campus next year after the TUSD Governing Board voted Tuesday not to renew his contract.

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TUSD won't renew contract of Catalina High's principal

The principal of Catalina Magnet High School will not return to the midtown campus next year after the TUSD Governing Board voted Tuesday night not to renew his contract.

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Catalina Magnet High School principal's contract may not be renewed

Catalina Magnet High School principal's contract may not be renewed

For the last five years, Rex Scott has served as the principal of a TUSD high school that he fondly refers to as a “microcosm of the world.”

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Sonoran Science Academy invites prospective students to open house

The Sonoran Science Academy-Broadway is holding an open house Saturday for prospective families.

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Green Fields school hosts kindgergarten open house

Green Fields Country Day School is hosting a kindergarten open house March 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Imago Dei Middle School hosts open house

Imago Dei Middle School is hosting an Open Enrollment Open House event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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TUSD hosts solar project information session

The public is invited to learn more about the Tucson Unified School District's solar project Wednesday.

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San Miguel HS student wins trip to Spain

A San Miguel High School junior is heading to Spain this summer as a winner of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica Bertie Green Travel Award.

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Arizona Connections Academy hosts information session

Arizona Connections Academy, a K-12 online public school, is hosting an information session Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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No annual pink slips this year at TUSD

What has become an annual practice of teacher layoffs in TUSD may be coming to an end as Superintendent H.T. Sanchez works to put in place a system to retain more employees.

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Waterline break forces early release for Desert View students

A waterline break outside of Desert View High School is forcing an early release for students at the south side campus.

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UA, TUSD join fight against asthma

The University of Arizona has partnered with the American Lung Association in Arizona to provide asthma care in 16 TUSD elementary schools starting in the fall.

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Registration for Marana's free, full-day kindergarten starts Monday

The Marana Unified School District will begin registering students for free, full-day kindergarten for the upcoming school year starting Monday.

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Vail hosts open house for Digital Learning Program

The Vail School District is hosting an open house for its digital learning program Thursday.

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7 Tucson area teens head to international science fair

Seven Southern Arizona teens are headed to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair after their wins at this year’s regional competition.

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Education Notes: Cholla students return from Qatar visit

Cholla students return from Qatar visit

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Learn about St. Michael's middle school program

St. Michael's School is hosting an informational session for its middle school program Wednesday.

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Carnival, open house set at Abbie School

The new Abbie School is hosting an open house and carnival on Saturday from 11 am. to 4 p.m.

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Sonoran Science Academy students prep for math competition

Sonoran Science Academy students are gearing up for the state MathCounts competition after taking the top spots in a regional contest.

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CDO students win Academic Decathlon

A team of students from Canyon del Oro High School was named state champions at the Arizona Academic Decathlon Finals held earlier this month in Glendale.

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