Education and Children

TUSD: Teacher Vacancies Down; Retaining Bus Drivers Still An Issue

Jul 22, 2018 Funding from the state after the teacher walkout is helping TUSD retain teachers, the superintendent says.

Vail School District Hopes Tiny Homes Help Attract, Keep Teachers

Jul 20, 2018 The district is working with developers to build small, affordable houses on land it has purchased.

From Warrior to Scholar: An Academic 'Boot Camp'

Jul 20, 2018 The project readies military veterans to make the jump into the classroom.

Sabino High Baseball State Title in Jeopardy

Jul 18, 2018 An internal investigation by TUSD is looking into whether team violated three state regulations on its path to the 2018 championship.

TUSD Sends Out Notifications of School Letter Grades

Jul 18, 2018 More than a quarter of TUSD schools received a letter grade of D or F.

Entrepreneurship Program Aims to Help Kids Bring Ideas to Life

Jul 17, 2018 The after-school program helps young people create their own businesses and nonprofits.

Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

Jul 16, 2018 The judge is asking government to respond to ACLU court filing pointing to rumors of mass deportations following reunification.

School Resource Officers Train Public for Active Shooter

Jul 16, 2018 The Pima County Sheriff's Department has trained more than 600 people in two years.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Jul 13, 2018 In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

TUSD Approves Property Tax Increase for Transportation Fixes, Safety

Jul 11, 2018 The tax will pay for road improvements around certain schools that pose potential threats for students.

Given the Choice, Some School Districts Opting Out of AzMerit

Jul 3, 2018 A new law leaves it up to districts to choose which standardized assessment they use.

Report: Quarter of Arizona Children Live in Poverty

Jun 29, 2018 How the latest Kids Count Data Book ranks Arizona.

Vail Unified Asks Voters to Approve $61.3 Million Bond For More Schools

Jun 28, 2018 Superintendent says some schools are at capacity, others are near.

TUSD Board Member: New Code Of Conduct "Improving Administrative Culture"

Jun 28, 2018 The revision includes five levels of infractions, each with its own consequences and explanations of who can enforce them

Poll Shows Education Funding a Major Factor in Race for Arizona Governor

Jun 27, 2018 Poll shows education professor Garcia leading Democrats, unfavorable ratings for Gov. Ducey

Arizona Kids Doing Poorly

Jun 27, 2018 An annual report ranks Arizona near the bottom in children's health and education

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