Education and Children

Changes coming to TUSD board

Oct 17, 2019 Reflections on Southern Arizona's largest school district as the process begins to replace a resigning member.

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Oct 14, 2019 Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle point to data suggesting immersion doesn't ease students' struggles.

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman on priorities for 2020

Oct 11, 2019 Hoffman also reflects on what she sees as her biggest accomplishment in office so far.

Mark Stegeman shares why he resigned from the TUSD board

Oct 11, 2019 A search has begun for his replacement after more than 10 years on the board.

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.

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