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Two months ago, for example, federal Judge A. Wallace Tashima struck down a 2010 Arizona law that had effectively banned the teaching of Mexican-American studies in a Tucson School District. That historic legal decision was the result of an arduous and long-term campaign of walkouts, protests and ...
For some children from two Tucson schools, Tuesday was the first time they'd been inside a performing arts theater. Close to 200 students in grades 2 to 6 from Blenman Elementary school and Presidio Middle School in Tucson packed the Community Performance and Art Center in Green Valley to see a ...

Tucson schools Consider New Changes To High school Boundaries. The proposal, presented to the board Tuesday night, would redraw the boundaries for Catalina, Palo Verde, Rincon, and Tucson high schools. By Colin Miner, Patch Staff | Feb 13, 2018 8:23 pm ET ...
Tucson schools Celebrate National School Choice Week. public school open enrollment, charter schools and magnets are part of the picture of school choice in Arizona. by Nick O'Gara tweet SHARE. School Choice event hero students dance to wrap up a Jan. 23 event in Tucson celebrating National ...
Tucson -- Hundreds of former employees of Arizona's second largest school district by enrollment were blacklisted from ever working for the district again, despite never having serious disciplinary issues on their employment records. And it's unclear why many of the ex-workers for the Tucson Unified ...
In 2011, Carlos Galindo protested at the Arizona Department of education in Phoenix, calling for the restoration of Mexican American studies classes. In late December, a federal judge issued a permanent injunction barring Arizona from enforcing a 2010 law that banned such classes. | Matt York / AP.

It's not clear whether Tucson schools will restart the controversial program, which the local school board cut in 2012 after the state threatened to withhold a portion of the district's funding, The Washington Post reported. After previously upholding parts of the ban, Federal Judge A. Wallace Tashima ruled the ...
Richard Martinez, the attorney who represents a group of Mexican-American students who attended Tucson schools, said the students sued shortly after the law was passed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. "This was their curriculum that was intended to be responsive to them...culturally, linguistically, ...
The Tucson School District ceased the classes in 2012 to avoid the threat of losing 10 percent of their state funding. District officials did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment Thursday. By 2015, the district was expanding a "culturally relevant" curriculum developed after a separate racial ...
Tucson - State inspectors found numerous Southern Arizona schools with elevated levels of lead in the drinking water. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality tested 16,125 samples. About 96 percent passed the test, having less than 15 parts lead per billion. That standard is stricter than the ...
Tucson -- The Tucson Unified School District must make a mid-year $4.5 million budget cut after more than 880 students projected to attend the district's schools this year decided to go elsewhere. The $4.5 million figure is a conservative estimate and that officials expect it to grow to more than $6 million if ...
The Tucson Unified School District must make a mid-year $4.5 million budget cut after more than 880 students projected to attend the district's schools this year decided to go elsewhere. The $4.5 million figure is a conservative estimate and that officials expect it to grow to more than $6 million if current ...
Tucson United School District is working to keep music alive in their district by making sure every student who wants to play an instrument has an opportunity. But getting an instrument in every student's hands is not cheap. However, the district is able to save thousands of dollars by having two instrument ...
Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson schools. Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown. by Vanessa Barchfield TWEET SHARE ...
After conducting a nationwide search for the next permanent leader of Tucson's largest school district, the TUSD Governing Board on Tuesday selected the guy who's already doing the job, interim superintendent Gabriel Trujillo. Trujillo, who temporarily took over the superintendent's post in March after the ...
Indeed, books are still being banned in this country in the year 2017. This, Shakespeare's never-ending influence, and more - all here in our Daily Blunt. The furor over a Mexican American Studies course expunged by schools in Tucson, Arizona, has finally landed in court, and the books to which they have ...
On June 26, hearings began in the U.S. District Court for Arizona over Tuscon Unified school District's banned Mexican American Studies (MAS) program. For almost seven years, Tucson's largest school district has been a battleground pitting state officials against teachers, students and parents over ...

In Tucson Unified school District, the county's largest district with over 47,600 students, only 29 percent passed the ELA test and 28 percent ...
Disadvantaged students of all ages, throughout Tucson Unified school District, will receive a new pair of shoes and three pairs of new socks.
Arizona's ban of the Mexican American Studies program in the Tucson Unified school District was only one of many discriminatory education ...
The Tucson Unified school District Governing Board officially approved Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo's contract Tuesday, after having voted to ...
The Mexican American Studies program at Tucson Unified school District scored a knockout victory this week when a federal district court ...
The Tucson Unified school District Governing Board has decided to make interim Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo the district's permanent leader ...
The Tucson Unified school District dismantled its program in 2012 to avoid ... The board of the Tucson School District officially dismantled the ...
Dr. Gabriel Trujillo selected to be @tucsonunified's new superintendent. Next step is to finalize his contract before taking role @kgun9 ...
Three former principals who sued the Tucson Unified school District, accusing it of wrongfully withholding pay when they retired, have reached ...
Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.
The Academy of Tucson charter schools are hosting open house events at three of their campuses. The open house events are from 4 to 6 p.m.
students from the Tucson area schools will compete in a science bowl. Tucson schools that are sending teams to the regional competition, which is a qualifying tournament for U.S.
#Compare that to urbanized Maricopa County, where 40 percent passed the English test and 40 percent passed the math test. #In Pima County dominated by the Tucson School District, 40 percent passed the English test and 40 percent passed the math test.
The conservative-dominated Arizona Legislature passed a law in 2010 outlawing a Mexican-American studies curriculum in Tucson schools that some Republicans accused of instilling ethnic separatism by focusing on race. The teachers of the banned ...
The Fountains at La Cholla works closely with various Tucson schools, providing hundreds of sweaters to children every year.
The education Equality Index recently distinguished 10 Tucson schools (district, charter and magnet) as having small or non-existent achievement gaps while serving primarily low-income student populations.
Reading, writing and Arabic is on the agenda at a handful of Tucson schools this year. The Tucson Unified school District is rolling out Arabic programs at three campuses: Wright Elementary, Doolen Middle and Catalina High - made possible, in part, by ...
She has 17 years experience teaching in Tucson schools. Banner Health currently has two hospital school programs operating in Phoenix, at Cardon children's Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.
And, most recently the education Equality Index designated a dozen Tucson schools as having small or non-existent achievement gaps while serving primarily low-income student populations.
Tucson, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. Sunnyside high school is just one of three Tucson schools where for the first time, students will not only learn the basics of coding, but work alongside industry professionals.
In football, Kofa and Cibola are in a section with three Tucson schools. Instead of everybody in the section having to play everybody, the Yuma champ (winner of Kofa vs.
PHOENIX - An Arizona school district has turned down a group's bid to start a satanist club on campuses and asked the group to stop listing one of its school as a potential site.
That was one of the opening questions in the second Town Hall meeting held July 21 at Humble high school and designed to give the community an opportunity to talk with new Humble ISD Superintendent Dr.
DENVER, Colo. -- The Satanic Temple is pushing to get "After School Satan" club into elementary schools, which is causing growing concern among parents.
Fusion hit Tucson schools three years ago, serving as the district's way of highlighting diversity not just in the classroom but in the cafeteria as well.
That's because the Tucson School District had a tiny vocational program, with about 30 students using simulation software and outdated equipment.
That's because the Tucson School District had a tiny vocational program, with about 30 students using simulation software and outdated equipment.
An advisory panel to the U.S. Department of education has recommended that it sever ties with the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and schools, one of the nation's largest and oldest college accreditors.
In 2002, the Tucson School District began collecting data showing that students who participate in these courses perform better on AIMS, the state's standardized test, than students who do not.
Cabrera, who researched Mexican-American studies in Tucson schools, said the courses reduce drop-out rates, improve grades and raise standardized test scores.
University of Arizona researchers conducted the study after the Arizona government - arguing that the curriculum was too political - eliminated the Tucson School District's Mexican-American studies program in 2010. Carmona said that the recent ...
Four Tucson schools have been awarded nearly $20,000 in grants to implement technology in classrooms. Tucson-area winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation grants are: Marana high school, $5,000 for a project submitted by teacher Alex ...
When police need help cracking a case, they ask you to call 88-crime. Now, that program is expanding in our schools. 88-Crime been around for decades.


 

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