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By JAMAR YOUNGER CIENEGA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUILD NEW FACILITY The Vail School District's preschool special-education program has more space to operate since the district opened a new facility last month on the Cienega High School campus.
By JAMAR YOUNGER DISTRICT POLICIES VARY ON SUPPLIES STUDENTS MUST HAVE AND ON ITEMS NOT ALLOWED IN CLASSROOMS When most Tucson-area students return to school next month, they likely will need to put more than the usual notebooks, pens and paper in their backpacks.
By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--An influx of open-enrollment students might force the Catalina Foothills School District to add more classes or teachers at its high school.
By JAMAR YOUNGER TV'S STATE AID DECLINES; FOOTHILLS LOSING CUSTODIAN, LIBRARY POSITIONS The Catalina Foothills School District adopted a budget that cuts library and custodial staffs, while Tanque Verde's new budget reflects a loss of funds for districts with declining enrollment.
By JAMAR YOUNGER If the Sahuarita and Vail school districts want to build new schools this year, they will have to do it without help from the state.
By JAMAR YOUNGER State budget sets aside no funds for construction, land Three Tucson-area school districts will not receive money they had hoped to get from the state this year to build new schools.
By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 17--Sopori Elementary School will have help monitoring its campus and the surrounding areas when school begins next month.
By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 10--For the second year in a row, the Vail School District is facing a teacher shortage because of a lack of qualified applicants and a steady increase in student population.
By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 10--If the Sahuarita and Vail school districts want to build new schools this year, they will have to do it without help from the state.
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