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Superintendents: State budget cuts threaten technical, trade education

Superintendents from Pima County's school districts and local business leaders urged voters Thursday to tell state legislators that proposed budget cuts would "eviscerate" technical training programs. ... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Kirkpatrick on business backing for immigration reform

Interviews with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer, Tucson Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson, Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker, and Washington D.C. commentator Jimmy Zuma.... Read more»

Collaborative website helping many schools prepare for Common Core

When teachers in Queen Creek prepare lessons on the new Common Core standards, a website connects them with explanations, quizzes and other resources shared by dozens of school districts and charter schools. After using these resources and adapting them for their students, teachers there can then upload their materials for others around Arizona to use. ... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Excellence in education begins at local level

Guest host Jimmy Zuma, Democratic commentator Paul Eckerstrom, Councilman Steve Kozachik, Mary Cathrine Ricker of the American Teachers Federation, and Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Pima County bond survey deadline extended

Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker; President of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber Lea Marquez Peterson; Nicole Fyffe, assistant to Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry; Pima Animal Care Committee Chairman Jack Nueman, Republican representative on the Pima County Election Integrity Commission Benny White.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Formula One in Southern Arizona?

Interviews with Ward 4 Councilwoman Shirley Scott, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fathers Day Council Lee Shaw, Director of the Steele Children's Research Center Dr. Fayez Ghishan, Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel, Tucsoncitizen.com administrator Mark B. Evans, and Vail School Superintendent Calvin Baker... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: JTED's track record; legislative update

Interviews with developer Richard Studwell, our City Hall commentator; Democratic state Rep. Andrea Dalessandro (LD2); Inside Tucson Business columnist and former City Councilwoman Carol West; plus Vail School Superintendent Calvin Baker and JTED Governing Board Member Bob Schlanger.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: SAT reading scores lowest in 40 years

Interviews with Mike Humphrey of the Pima County Retirees Association and retiree Linda Trozzi, plus financial advisor Shelly Fishman and Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker.... Read more»2

Amid budget politics, Az's school buildings crumble

After budget talks about overhauling school building maintenance flopped, the state Legislature has continued to cut off funding to regular school repairs in violation of the state Constitution and a previous court order.... Read more»

TUSD to offer info on proposed extracurricular fee hikes

Parents can weigh in on Tucson Unified School District's proposed fee increases for extracurricular activities during several presentations throughout March.... Read more»