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3 Pima County Districts in State’s Top 10 School Systems

AZ Department of Education releases letter grades, AIMS results; statewide, little gain in student performance.

Aug 4, 2014
Students from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey Hermosillo campus at the UA bookstore

Soccer-Playing Robots Invade UA

Group of engineering students from Mexico take their love for sport to another level.

Jul 24, 2014
Vivianna Pardini, 18, and her daughter Yasleen.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Jun 6, 2014

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

Sunnyside School Board Candidates Debate

Voters have until May 20 to mail in ballots to decide recall election; five candidates are seeking two seats on board.

May 7, 2014

Interactive, Informative and Nearly Indestructible

Newly revamped Children's Museum Tucson gives exclusive look at how they entertain kids and survive the hard knocks.

Feb 6, 2014
Tucson Unified School District students.

One, Dos, Drei: Tucson Girl Growing Up Trilingual

Thanks to parents who come from Germany, Mexico and school where 7-year-old learns English.

Jan 23, 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

New Survey Shows Dissatisfaction Among Teachers in S. AZ

Tucson Values Teachers surveyed 1,600 educators in public, private, charter schools; say they are not likely to be teaching in this region in the future.

Jan 9, 2014
The community meets at a Sunnyside board meeting, dozens asked board members to put their differences aside and focus on the students.

Sunnyside School District Holding a Recall Election in May

Voters will decide whether two board members could lose their seats on the governing board.

Jan 6, 2014

The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

Dec 12, 2013

Effects of Common Core Adoption at Presidio Schools

Method has forced teachers to allow students to think more independently, says Scott Whitlock, head of curriculum and instruction.

Dec 12, 2013

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

Nov 27, 2013
Dozens gather to hear proposed list of cuts at Sunnyside School District's headquarters

Sunnyside Begins Budget Cut Process After Override Fails

Two schools could be closing, dozens of jobs cut; district voters rejected budget increase proposal on Election Day.

Nov 13, 2013

Teachers' Voices

Honoring the true professionalism and dedication of our teachers.

Oct 15, 2013
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

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