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TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez at joint press conference with other Pima County school leaders.

Pima County Superintendents Urging Lawmakers to Keep K12 Funding

School leaders come together as state legislature works on budget

Mar 5, 2015

Auditor: State Schools Spend Less Per Student Than US Average

About 54% of Arizona funds go to instruction compared with 61% nationally, state report says.

Mar 3, 2015

Standardized Tests No Longer Required in High School

State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate

Feb 20, 2015

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Feb 19, 2015

Tucson City Council Discusses Proposal to Develop Empty Schools

Plan Would Offer Incentives to Developers of Closed Schools

Jan 21, 2015

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

May 21, 2014
Tucson Unified School District headquaters

School Officials: Funding for Maintenance, Books Worries Them

As operating budgets stabilize, capital funding issues are focus for next fiscal year in Pima County.

Jan 22, 2014
John Huppenthal, state superintendent of public instruction, is running for re-election this November.

State Schools Chief Offers Assistance to Sunnyside

Top education official says he can mediate contentious district issues to enable education focus.

Sep 25, 2013

Grijalva Says No Child Left Behind Has Been Unsuccessful

US rep. held education town hall Tuesday, expressed program hasn't helped close achievement gap.

Aug 28, 2013

Indigenous Students From Guatemala, Mexico Visit Tucson

UA’s leadership program teaches group about democracy, education and government.

Aug 1, 2013
Pima County Public Library has nurses at 11 of its 23 branches.

Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative

The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.

Jul 19, 2013

Report Puts AZ In Top 10 for Higher-Ed Cuts

Analysis shows funding down 35%, enrollment up 20% since 2007

Mar 6, 2013
A group of students at the Jump Start program at Myers-Ganoung Elementary School.

Bill Would Allow Longer School Year

Poorly performing schools could opt in, get more funding

Feb 21, 2013
Students and supporters of TUSD's Mexican American Studies program protest before the Jan. 10, 2012 Governing Board meeting.

'Culturally Relevant Courses' Ordered in TUSD

Courses must comply with state law, federal judge rules

Feb 6, 2013
Bill Buckmaster and Christopher Conover interview candidates for District 8: Democrat Gabrielle Giffords, Republican Jesse Kelly, and Libertarian Steven Stoltz.

Congressional District 8 Debate Round 2

The second meeting of the candidates in less than a week offers voters another chance to make their decision.

Oct 22, 2010

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