Education

Special Education Teacher position available at Cochise County Jail

This post is at the Cochise County Jail in Bisbee, teaching special education inmates.

MUSD student in top competition

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public recently announced that Adam Velazco, Tortolita Middle School 7th grade student, is one of the Top 300 competitors in the 8th annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition.

‘It looks like they’re in jail’: TX students in detention wear orange shirts, clean windows

The superintendent stopped the practice, saying staff didn’t get it approved by the district, and students will return to serving detention in a classroom setting.

TUSD hopes to make students excited to come to school

Tucson Unified School District kicked off Attendance Awareness Month on Aug. 30 at Sam Hughes Elementary School.

TUSD looks at where substitute teachers are needed and why

A new study shows substitutes are needed all across the Tucson Unified School District, more so for a short-term than long-term basis.

School reinstates paddling policy in Georgia

A K through 9 charter school in Georgia is bringing back paddling students as a form of discipline.

Sunnyside schools seek help for AP students

For many students, Advanced Placement classes can be a key part of what helps to prepare them for and get them into college. When it comes to affording AP tests though, that can be difficult for students.

Steps to Success brings high school dropouts back to the classroom

They're hoping to open the door to a brighter future. When opportunity knocks, do you answer?

TUSD turns to new leadership structure

The Tucson Unified School District has broken down the district into regions, which are divided by location. They include, Arcadia, Arroyo Chico, Santa Cruz, Pantano and Silverbell.

#RedforEd supporters continue fight after #InvestinEd pulled from ballot

#RedforEd supporters and advocates say even with #InvestinEd off the ballot, they're not done fighting for what they feel is right. In fact, some say that the initiative being taken off the ballot has only fueled their motivation more.

Superintendent: Southwest Key wants TUSD to be sole educational provider

The Tucson Unified School District could soon be sending teachers into a local facility where immigrant children are currently being held.  Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo said leadership at the Southwest Key facility wishes for TUSD to be the "sole educational provider" for students.

  Hotline gives Vail students, parents anonymous way to report safety concerns

Ever wanted to report a potential threat to student safety directly to district leaders? Well, in the Vail School District you can do just that, 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the district's Safe Schools Hotline.

Badges and Backpacks event TODAY

It's the fourth annual Badges and Backpacks event at the Tucson Convention Center on Saturday, July 28 from 8a.m. to noon. The first 2,000 Pima County students (K-12) who attend the event will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. Students will have the chance to win prizes in the raffle and do activities like arts and crafts, fun to read, and animal and Desert Explorer activities. The Badges and Backpacks event will also be holding a safety ...

Canyon Del Oro Odyssey of the Mind team headed to world finals for 30th year

Starting May 23, Canyon Del Oro High School's Odyssey of the Mind team will be competing at the World Finals. This isn't the teams first rodeo. In fact, they've made it to the world finals for the past 30 years.

Educators concerned about state official's view of evolution

Audio recently surfaced of Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas at a Republican candidate forum saying, "Should the theory of intelligent design be taught along with the theory of evolution? Absolutely."

Non-profit GED tutoring helps students succeed

A Tucson woman's recent start-up has a special take on the teaching experience, proving not everyone fits the mold of modern high school.

Teacher Reff

Live, learn and laugh. It's all happening inside Pueblo High School teacher Steve Reff's classroom. Tonight we continue our tribute to some of Southern Arizona's best high school teachers. They are the

AZ School Budget Set

Superintendent  of Arizona Public Schools, Tom Horne sent a memo to all public schools about the state education budget.  Read the memo.

Economic Stimulus Plan For AZ Universities

New plan to raise money for campus facilities could give the UA a new Environmental and Natural Sciences building.

Kids In the Kitchen At Prince Elementary

It's never too early to teach children about good nutrition.

TUSD Deseg. Order May Be Lifted

Tucson's largest school district may break free from court-ordered desegregation, but it has to have an acceptable plan.

Schools Chief vs. Districts: On Funding For English Learners

School distict and superintendent of Arizona Public Schools have different view of funding needs for students learning English.

TUSD Leader Search Down To Final Two

Learn more about the final two candidates for TUSD's superintendent job.

CDO Librarian Runs Cool Library

Welcome to the 21st century library of higher learning.  It's the CDO library, a place where kids WANT to hang out.

TUSD Superintendent Finalist Forums

Check here for details about forums with TUSD superintendent finalists.

Cienega History Teacher Takes Learning To New Level

Sherrie Hendricks is a finalist for the UA/Circle K Teacher of the Year Award.  See why students like her tough, but fair approach.

Governor Reads To Tucson Kids

Governor shares a favorite book with Amphi students.

Rio Rico Teacher Rocks

Teacher  in Rio Rico gives his students the opportunity of a lifetime.   Rene Ramirez is a finalist for the UA/Circle K Outstanding High School Teacher Award.

Empire math teacher helps students add up success

Students say their math teacher helps them "get it."

Senora Sanchez Makes Her Class Fun

Spanish teacher inspires her students to learn in the most unusual way!

Flowing Wells Math Teacher Takes Top Honors

Winner of teaching award announced. Read about Demetria Murray.

Flowing Wells Math Teacher Scores High

A Flowing Wells High School math teacher puts herself in the students' place.  How that helps her teach, and why students like her style.

Three Southern Arizona Schools honored

Spotlight on Success Awards to go to several Southern Arizona schools.

Tucson charter school wins big

A Tucson charter school and a long-time educator receive top honors from the Arizona Charter Schools Association.

Marana teacher "adopted"

Thornydale teacher gets a big surprise for her classroom.

Preschool students ready for the big K

Preschool program in Marana has a waiting list.

Wanted: Math & Science teachers

New high school graduation requirements mean more math and science teachers are needed.

Amphi teacher tops

Teacher who is helping studnets prepare for the future in ways they never imagined.   Jane Huseby is a finalist for the UA/Circle K Outstanding High School Teacher Award.

Ironwood High School Teacher Hits High Notes

Music teacher is one of nine finalists for UA/Circle K award.

CDO Photography Teacher Up For Top Honors

Lee Street  is one of nine finalists for the Arizona Athletics/Circle K Teacher of the Year.  Find out why students love his class.

Vail Teacher Es Una Buena Maestra

Empire High School spanish teacher really connects with her students.