Catalina Foothills School District seeing increase in referrals for students vaping

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. A letter sent out to parents of students that go to school in the Catalina Foothills Unified School District (CFUSD) stated that the district has seen, “A recent spike in incidents involving student vaping.” That spike being a 17 percent increase over the past year in the ... Read more

Tucson teachers express concerns about carrying firearms

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The Tucson Education Association, the union that represents 4,500 teachers who work for Tucson Unified School District, is weighing in on the topic. Union President Jason Freed said many teachers have expressed their concern about the idea. He said some teachers have said they'd rather leave the ... Read more

Education Notes: ADE recognizes civic engagement schools

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The Tucson Unified School District's Safford K-8 Magnet School was among eight schools that won the department's highest distinction as a school of excellence. The program identifies schools that demonstrate knowledge and effective implementation of proven practices in civic learning. Read more

Poetry of the People

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Supporters of the law, which was later determined to be unconstitutional by federal courts, said it was designed to eliminate the Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American Studies program, which was championed by advocates who said it inspired some students to stay in school and pursue ... Read more

Parents, students concerned over possible threats to Cholla High School

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. Many parents and students at Cholla High School are voicing concern over reported threats that a student would "shoot up" the school on Wednesday. The potential threat was reported to Tucson Unified School District, who in turn reported it to the Tucson Police ... Read more

Threat at Cholla deemed not credible

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UPDATE: The Tucson Police Department said they are aware of the threats, and have identified the student who made the threat. TPD confirmed the ... TUCSON - The Tucson Unified School District have confirmed a student made a threat to Cholla High Magnet School earlier today. According to a ... Read more