In her first appearance before a broader audience than the Tea Party, GOP Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Diane Douglas stuck to her main topic of repealing Common Core, the state’s learning standards.Read More »
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U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva is calling on the federal government to investigate whether state Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal broke federal law by providing telephone numbers for a recorded telephone pitch he gave Feb. 11 for empowerment scholarships.Read More »
A judge has ruled in favor of a newspaper in a lawsuit filed against Tucson Unified School District over the names of superintendent candidates.Read More »
A newspaper is pressing the Tucson Unified School District to release the names and application materials of the candidates it considered for the superintendent's job.Read More »
TUCSON — The troubled Tucson school district is thinking of dropping its $10 million software system after years of trying to get it working properly.Read More »
TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District has selected a new next superintendent. The district's governing board voted 4-1 Tuesday to appoint Heliodoro Torres Sanchez to lead Tucson schools after John Pedicone announced his resignation in March.Read More »
The Goldwater Institute is proposing a policy that would require school districts to sell their vacant buildings within 18 months and close down and sell failing schools with low enrollments.Read More »
TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District is mulling a plan to spend as much as $84.5 million to desegregate its schools.Read More »
A federal court has upheld the constitutionality of Arizona's law that prohibits public schools from offering courses that teach ethnic solidarity.Read More »
All eyes will be on Tucson Unified School District in the next year as it establishes a court-ordered “culturally relevant” classes.
And while most are going to see how the process unfolds, Attorney General Tom Horne is certain the curriculum merely will be a resurrected version of the banned Mexican American Studies program because the new classes are under development by the same person who designed the defunct program.