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.
TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board is reversing itself by voting to drop an objection to providing so-called "culturally relevant" courses for core credit beginning next school year.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is back in court again fighting to keep a Mexican American Studies program out of the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
Supporters of the Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican American Studies curriculum banned by a 2010 state law see potential for reviving the program or something similar in an update to a desegregation plan set for review by a federal court.Read More »
Federal officials are launching a civil rights investigation into the treatment of Latinos in the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
A federal judge has rejected a request to reinstate the Tucson Unified School District's suspended ethnic studies classes.Read More »