The Latest: US Border agency tests body cameras on agents

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Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District, the second-largest in the state, said he didn't support the walkout because it takes teachers out of classrooms. He said he does support the objectives of the so-called #RedforEd movement, with his schools facing a host of funding ... Read more

Arizona teachers vow to end strike if funding plan passes

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Many community members were supportive of teachers' efforts, but pressure was increasing on some parents and school administrators. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District, the second-largest in the state, said he didn't support the walkout because it takes teachers out of ... Read more

Arizona teachers try to ease strain on parents during strike

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Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District, the second-largest in the state, said he doesn't support the walkout because it takes teachers out of classrooms. He said he does support the objectives of the so-called #RedforEd movement, with his schools facing a host of funding ... Read more

TUSD to stay closed as other Tucson-area schools prepare to resume classes

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Tucson Unified School district announced it will continue school closures Wednesday, marking the fifth day of the teacher strike that has brought most Arizona schools to a stand-still. Meanwhile, other school districts in the area say they are opening later this week. At TUSD, free breakfast and lunch will ... Read more

Proposed Budget Would Increase Property Taxes in TUSD

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The proposed state budget requires more than a dozen Arizona school districts, including Tucson Unified School District, to levy a secondary property tax. That property tax would be used to cover the cost of court-ordered desegregation programs. The change in the law means school districts could bring ... Read more

TUSD remaining closed Wednesday, Amphitheater reopening Thursday

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Tucson Unified School district announced it will continue school closures Wednesday, marking the fifth day of the teacher strike that has brought most Arizona schools to a stand-still. Free breakfast and ... Meanwhile, Amphitheater Unified School District announced it plans to reopen schools Thursday. Read more

Some schools open this week, others still closed

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According to a press release, the district is working on options to minimize the impact on the end of the year. More information will be released once the calculation have been made. Vail schools were open Tuesday. Tucson Unified schools will be closed Wednesday. Sahuarita schools will open on a ... Read more

Strike vs. walkout: Tucson attorney weighs in

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The Tucson Unified School District has also stressed that this walkout is not a strike. During a podcast episode last week, TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo said thousands of employees were participating in the activities to express their concern about the level of support being received from local ... Read more

Follow the latest: Arizona #RedForEd budget negotiations

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Nearly all of the impact, $16.75 million, will be in the Tucson Unified School District. The budget maneuver is technical: It transfers "desegregation" expenses from the primary property tax to the secondary property tax. The state limits primary property taxes to 1 percent of value and pays anything over ... Read more