Education and Children

Campaigns Underway for TUSD, SUSD Boards

Aug 21, 2018 Incumbents seek to defend their seats against challengers.

Home Sharing Is a Second 'Job' for Many Tucson Teachers

Aug 17, 2018 Airbnb says 12 percent of Tucson "hosts" are educators.

Arizona Unemployment Drops Slightly in July

Aug 16, 2018 Figure stands at 4.6 percent; seasonal job losses in education, hospitality

TUSD OKs Suing County or State Over Desegregation Funding

Aug 16, 2018 Legal action was approved by the governing board unanimously Tuesday night to protect district taxpayers.

TUSD Asking if it Should Stop Using the Term 'Rodeo Days'

Aug 15, 2018 The board has called for a survey after an activist group said the name glorifies the mistreatment of animals.

Superintendent Recommends TUSD Provide Education for Kids at Migrant Facility

Aug 15, 2018 Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo says the district is working with its lawyers, Southwest Key and the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

Aug 13, 2018 The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

UA Move-In Bringing Students, Traffic to Campus

Aug 13, 2018 Thousands of students will settle into dorms and apartments this week.

Pollster: Arizona Moderates Show Signs of Leaning Left in Election

Aug 8, 2018 A Phoenix polling company suggests the "Trump effect" and certain Democratic priorities are shifting the political center.

Tucson Council to Consider Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

Aug 6, 2018 Members to explore options for increasing minimum purchasing age to 21.

Back to School in Southern Arizona

Aug 3, 2018 The school year in Southern Arizona started with too few teachers but more money.

No Controversial Economics Class at TUSD This Year; Board Opts for Review

Aug 3, 2018 The board may face the same questions, and controversy, for the 2019-20 school year.

Long Lines Expected For Annual UA Rummage Sale

Aug 2, 2018 Furniture, bicycles and kitchen appliances are among items donated by students.

TUSD Supe: Teacher Vacancies Down, Fewer Than 1 Per School

Aug 1, 2018 Superintendent Trujillo says the increase in teacher pay from the state funding helped the district hire more people.

TUSD Sabino High Baseball Program Investigation Nears Conclusion

Aug 1, 2018 The district plans to present its findings on Aug. 14, with the team's state championship on the line.

Candidates for Governor Want Better Education, Differ on How

Aug 1, 2018 Education promises to be a top issue this election year.

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