Education and Children

TUSD begins search to replace resigning board member

Oct 7, 2019 Mark Stegeman's replacement will serve through the end of 2020.

TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Oct 4, 2019 Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

TUSD governing board member Mark Stegeman resigns

Oct 3, 2019 He says radical reform is needed for the district.

Judge rules against Arizona education plan drawing on land trust funds

Oct 1, 2019 The ruling says Arizona violated federal law with the voter-approved Proposition 123.

TUSD receives largest donation of clothes for students and families

Sep 30, 2019 800 boxes of brand-new clothes were donated for distribution to students.

Proposed TUSD sex-ed curriculum changes draw vocal criticism and support

Sep 27, 2019 Arizona 360 hears from people on both sides of the issue.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe distributes gaming funds to community groups

Sep 26, 2019 The grants represent a percentage of its contribution to the state through its tribal gaming compact with the state.

Marana High School takes steps to curb vaping on campus

Sep 20, 2019 The school's principal says it has been a growing problem in recent years.

Regents approve $60K in bonuses for UA President Robbins

Sep 20, 2019 The board says Robbins earned the incentives by achieving significant goals.

Nurses strike in Tucson over staffing, quality of care

Sep 20, 2019 Organizers are hoping the strike leads to increased investment in registered nursing staff.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Sep 20, 2019 Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Regents say funding proposal preps Arizona for tech-driven economy

Sep 17, 2019 The budget request would set Arizona up to compete successfully in a changing economic landscape, the board chair says.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

Sep 10, 2019 The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

Higher graduation rates uplift Nogales Unified School District

Sep 6, 2019 Lorraine Rivera gets an inside look at the district's approach.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Sep 3, 2019 Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Aug 23, 2019 Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

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