The consultant hired to lead TUSD’s $92,500 strategic planning initiative met with district officials and was provided insight into their planning needs months before the district began soliciting contract bids, district emails and records show.
Actress Valerie Bertinelli made a special appearance at a Tucson charter school Friday as part of Love of Reading.
Catalina Foothills High School took first place at the Arizona Science Olympiad for the seventh year in a row.
A Buena High School junior took first place in the 29th annual High School Shakespeare Competition earlier this month.
At a time when budget cuts are the norm, the students at Pueblo Magnet High School were treated to a pleasant surprise Tuesday in the form of a $15,000 check.
Community members are invited to the fourth annual Spring Campus Clean Up at Rincon/University High School.
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A Tucson teen was selected to attend a space camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
Imago Dei Middle School is hosting an open enrollment open house Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A team of outside consultants, brought in at a cost of $92,500 yesterday, didn’t tell Tucson Unified School District leaders anything they didn’t already know or that hasn’t been said before:
A Palo Verde Magnet High School teacher has been honored as the 2014 Southern Arizona Educator of the Year.
A Mountain View High School teacher has been selected to participate in the national Teacher Leadership Initiative.
St. Gregory College Preparatory School student Kylie Yuanqi Zhang won an international math competition for her research in creating a more economical and efficient 3D modeling system.
Tucson-area high school juniors with an interest in neuroscience are encouraged to apply for the fourth annual Brain Academy at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez says he will fight an effort by Governing Board member Michael Hicks to lower the threshold amount to require board approval on consultant contracts.
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez gave the head of a Texas education-consulting company a private early notice about a training program he intended to create here, and encouraged her to bid on the contract.
Tucson’s largest school district has awarded a $92,500 strategic planning contract to a company headed by one of the new superintendent’s personal job references.
The Tucson Unified School District will spend more than $1.3 million to renovate two closed elementary schools to use as low-cost child-care centers for employees.
Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.
Sonoran Science Academy Broadway and Sonoran Science Academy Tucson will host open house events on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Students from Basis Tucson North and Basis Oro Valley will be competing in the National Science Bowl's regional contest Saturday.
A conference designed to encourage middle school girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math, will be held in Sahuarita next month.
Saint Ambrose Catholic School is hosting its annual PreK-Kindergarten Round Up on Wednesday.
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.
Catalina Foothills High School is hosting an open house today for incoming freshman and new students.
Veteran teacher Leslie Mason knows her way around a classroom.
With only seven months under his belt, TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez is declaring Tucson’s largest school district is on an upward swing.
Canyon del Oro’s Academic Decathlon team brought home the top score at the Region Three Academic Decathlon Competition earlier this month.
The Tucson Unified School District will receive nearly a half-million dollars in rebate funds — money that will go into TUSD’s general fund.
Arguing that the Tucson Unified School District was negligent, a family is asking for $18 million after their 17-year-old daughter, who uses a wheelchair, went flying down a ramp that led to a stairwell.
The Arizona Department of Education has rolled out a new online school report card system.
In just three years, Kellond Elementary School has undergone quite the transformation.
A Green Fields Country Day School farmers' market on Friday will help raise funds for a Tucson teen who suffered traumatic brain injury when hit by a car.
The Tucson Unified School District is seeking community volunteers to help spruce up the Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School campus Saturday.
Students from a Fort Huachuca middle school are being recognized in Verizon's Innovative App Challenge.
TUSD is asking the community step up to help the district raise $10,000 for science, technology, engineering and math programming.
Twin Peaks Elementary School, with the help of a local veterinary center, is donating more than 7,000 diapers to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.
A new business-led campaign that aims to provide all children with access to a grade-A-level school has been launched across the state.
A new campaign that aims to provide all children access to a grade "A"-level school has launched across the state.
Tucson girl, 7, seeks ‘kindness’ donations
The Tucson Waldorf School is opening its doors to give the public a look at its arts-based curriculum.
Seven-year-old Baylen Washburn loves all things medieval — castles, kings, knights and dragons.
Empire High School teacher, Christine In ‐Albon, was recognized by the U.S. Department of Interior in Washington, D.C., last week, with the 2013 Partners in Conservation Award for her collaboration on the Cienega Watershed Partnership program.
A Tucson educator from the Sunnyside Unified School District, was selected to participate in the national Teacher Leadership Initiative.
A program to improve the educational outcomes for children in foster care is being launched in Pima County.
Tucson middle-schoolers are encouraged to spread the word about the importance of recycling through their artwork.
TUSD is looking for feedback from parents and community members about the district’s educational programming.
TUSD is looking for feedback from parents and community members about the district's educational programming.
Foothills district names top teachers